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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 78

Sunday, July 14, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 X

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In shaft. Under the chamber I. Total depth 9.7 meters. Dubsh and black debris. Chamber II appears on west cut in rock. No blocking. Not yet cleared.

Monday, July 15, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2370 C
(2) G 2381 X

(1) G 2370
G 2370 C: In shaft. Lined with mud brick above and rock below. On east two big stones built as a gate. Down 4.6 meters. Excavated before 2.5 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on east cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft. Found in shaft debris: inscribed limestone fragments.

(2) G 2381
G 2381 X: In chamber II. Removed the dubsh and the debris from chamber II and put it in chamber I. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, July 16, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, July 17, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1413 C
(2) G 2370 C
(3) G 2375 A

(1) G 1413
G 1413 C: Removed the skeleton [35-7-15] and the fragments of the wooden coffin [35-7-17]. Cleared. Drawing on page 79.

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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
    07/14/1935; 07/15/1935; 07/16/1935; 07/17/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1413

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • 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.