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Wednesday, March 1, 1939 (continued)

Also today 11 guards left to Quft:
Their names are: Orabi Radwan, Abdallah Ahmed, Ahmed Massoud, Saied Hassan, Sayed Bidir [Said Bedir], Mah. abd el Aal [Mahmud Abd-el-Aal], Gad el Mula, Hossien Elawi, Idriss Shahat, Ahmed Mograby and Mahmud Ali Mohammed.

Thursday, March 2, 1939

work on
(1) G 2084 A-G
(2) G 2085 C, D
(3) south of G 2088 c

(1) G 2084
G 2084 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is south of D. Total depth 2.65 meters, drift sand. Chamber on north cut in rock, only one course of masonry on top roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2084 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble above and bad rock below. It is south of C and east of F. Total depth 1.75 meters, sand, limestone debris, pebble and red debris. Chamber on south blocked with one big stone and some rubble with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2084 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble and bad rock below. It is north of B and east of G. Total depth 2.25 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east, it is cut in rock below and built with rubble above. Roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2084 D: In shaft. Lined with rubble above on three sides and bad rock below. It is south of E. Total depth 1.8 meters, sand, limestone debris, pebble and potsherds. Chamber on west blocked with dubsh with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2084 E: In shaft. Lined above with rubble and below the rubble is masonry and bad rock below. It is north of D or south of the southeast corner of G 2085. Total depth 1.45 meters, limestone debris, rubble, pebble and red debris. Chamber on west blocked with one stone and some rubble with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2084 F: In shaft. Built of rubble hung on limestone debris. It is west of B and south of G. Total depth 1.4 meters, pebble, red debris, and limestone debris. Chamber on south blocked with rubble and bound with mud, left for photo.

G 2084 G: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble and ends in rock. It is north of F and west of C. Total depth 1.57 meters, pebble and sand. Chamber on south built of rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    03/01/1939; 03/02/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Abdalla Ahmed el-Gebel
    Ahmed Massoud
    Ahmed Mograby
    Gad-el-Moula Haggar
    Hossien Elawi
    Idriss Shahat
    Mahmud Abd-el-Aal
    Mahmud Ali Mohammed
    Orabi Radwan
    Said Bedir
    Said Hassan
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2084

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2085

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 13

Modern People

  • Abdalla Ahmed el-Gebel

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Ahmed Massoud

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Ahmed Mograby

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Gad-el-Moula Haggar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Hossien Elawi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Idriss Shahat

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • 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.
  • Mahmud Abd-el-Aal

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Mahmud Ali Mohammed

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • 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.
  • Orabi Radwan

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Said Bedir

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Said Hassan

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).