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Diary Transcription:

page 888

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Sunday, February 11, 1940 (continued)

(3) West of G 2419
Margin Note: G 2441, G 2442 - walls.
West of that mastaba, and north of G 2402 b - G 2407. In exposing the remains of the lining of the two mentioned mastabas (exposed yesterday). Limestone debris mixed with red debris and rubble. Exposed the remains of the lining on east, west, and north. and they are lettered G 2441 - G 2442. North of these mastabas appeared the lining of other mastabas but not yet lettered or numbered. Also we stopped the work north of the mastaba G 2441 - G 2442 because not to cut the railway line which is running south of G 2440. Drawing of G 2441 - G 2442.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/11/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2419

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2440

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2441

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2442

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • Type Translator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Diary translator. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926). Brother of Mohammed Said Ahmed (Head Reis 1936-1939). Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1936–1939. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926) and brother of Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator) and Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.