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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 6, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2151 (continued)
G 2151 A. Drawing of shaft.

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G 2151 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble on three sides and rock cut below. But only on south with crude brick above and rock cut below. It is north of A. Total depth 4.5 meters. Excavated before 1.2 meters. Sand, limestone debris, rubble and drift papers. Chamber on west, cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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Saturday, May 7, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2152 A, B, C, X [G 2152 X = G 2151 X]
(2) G 2153 A
(3) G 2154 A, B, C, D, E

(1) G 2152
G 2152 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. It is northwest of C and west of G 2136 A [= G 2136' A]. Total depth 1.55 meters. Sand, dirty debris, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Break through G 2136 A. 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
    05/06/1938; 05/07/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2136'

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2151

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2152

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2153

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2154

    • 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.