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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, May 13, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 2231
G 2231 E: Removed the bones of the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2239
G 2239 B: Removed the body [39-5-19] from the chamber (on the body is a linen fragments). Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2239 D: Removed the bones of the body [39-5-20] from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2239 F: Removed the very decayed bones of the body [39-5-21] (only drawn, no photo taken). Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2239 J: Removed the bones of the body [39-5-22] from the chamber (only drawn, no photo was taken, the chamber is narrow). The decayed wooden fragments left in place. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2240
G 2240 B: Removed the chamber blocking. Built of stones and roofed with slabs. Broken stones, rubble from the blocking and in the chamber, sand, limestone debris, and rubble. Body, head on north, left for photo.

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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
    05/13/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.