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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 25, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2005 (continued)
G 2005 B. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2005 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. It is west of C, south of Z. Total depth 5.9 meters. Excavated before 2.2 meters. Drift sand, paper, some stones, dubsh and underneath some bones. Two chambers appear, I and II.
Chamber I: On north. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Roofed with stones. No blocking.
Chamber II: On south. Cut in rock, small chamber, no blocking. Reached the rock in shaft, open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    03/25/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2005

    • 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.