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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 5, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 2096 (continued)
G 2096 D: In shaft. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. West of B and north of C. Total depth 2.35 meters, sand, limestone debris, pebble and rubble. Ends at rock. No chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

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Friday, January 6, 1939

work on
(1) G 2097 A, B

(1) G 2097
G 2097 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with stones and rock cut below. It is west of room b on south, north of G 2096. Total depth 7.8 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east cut in rock. No blocking (only one stone and course of stones remains from the blocking, but not in place). Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2097 B: In shaft. Lined above with stones and rock cut below. It is west of the stela, south of C and north of G 2091. Down 2.7 meters, drift sand. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

Saturday, January 7, 1939

work on
(1) G 2097 B, C, D, E, F, X and room a

(1) G 2097
G 2097 B: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 5.15 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east cut in rock. 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
    01/05/1939; 01/06/1939; 01/07/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2096

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2097'

    • 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.