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Diary Transcription:

page 802

microfilm: begin page 802

Monday, May 1, 1939 (continued)

(5) G 2238 (continued)
G 2238 A. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2238 B. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2238 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry to the rock. It is south of Y and east of W or west of G 2239. Total depth 1.85 meters, sand, limestone debris, rubble, red debris. Chamber on south built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2238 Y: In shaft. Lined with stones to the rock. It is south of Z and north of X, between G 2238 and G 2239. Total depth 1.45 meters, red debris, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south blocked with rubble and with traces of mud (partly destroyed on top), left for photo.

G 2238 Z: In shaft. Lined with stones to the rock only on north with crude brick to the rock. North of Y between the corners of G 2238 and G 2239. Total depth 1.2 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south blocked with rubble with traces of mud (mixed with rubble is a small stone), left for photo.

G 2238 W: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry above and cut in bad rock below. South of G 2238 to the west. Total depth 1.8 meters, sand, limestone debris rubble, and red debris. Chamber on south cut in bad rock, roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 803.

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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
    05/01/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2238

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2239

    • 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.