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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 21, 1939 (continued)

(9) G 2098
G 2098 A: Removed the body [39-4-18] from the chamber and left the decayed wooden fragments from the wooden coffin in place. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2098 B: Removed the body [39-4-19] from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2098 Y: Removed the body [39-4-20] from the chamber and left the linen wrappings in place. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(10) South of G 2240
In exposing the lining of that mastaba on south, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Nothing exposed yet.

cars emptied:
6:00 to 8:00: 109
8:30 to 12:00: 260
2:30 to evening: 240
Total: 609

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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
    04/21/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2098

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2240

    • 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.