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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 29, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2011
G 2011 A: Removed the wall of the shaft which is on north between this shaft and shaft B. And also removed the roof of chamber I, which is in shaft B. Started in shaft. Down 4.5 meters. Mud brick, dubsh, limestone debris, pebble and dubsh from the roof of Chamber I, and in shaft limestone debris, dubsh and pebble. Expose[d] chamber II. It is on west. Small chamber, cut in the real rock. It was blocked with dubsh and underneath limestone debris. Body in chamber II. Fragment of sandstone with green copper [36-3-56]. Not reached the rock in shaft. Drawing of chamber I.

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G 2011 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and real rock below. Removed the south wall which is between this shaft and shaft A. It is north of A and south of C. Down 3.2 meters limestone debris. Dubsh and pebble. Found in shaft debris: fragment of sandstone with green copper. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

G 2011 C: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and real rock below. It is north of B and south of D. Down 3.75 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and pebble. Chamber appear[s] on west, cut in rock, blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2011 D: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and real rock below. It is north of C and south of E. Down 3.7 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, pebble and underneath sand, pebble and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

G 2011 E: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud. Real rock below and bound with gypsum. It is north of D. Down 2.75 meters. Sand, and underneath limestone debris, dubsh and pebble. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

Monday, March 30, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2002 E
(2) G 2005 H
(3) G 2006 A
(4) G 2007 X
(5) G 2008 Y
(6) G 2011 B, C, D, E, X

(1) G 2002
G 2002 E: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. 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
    03/29/1936; 03/30/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2007

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2011

    • 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.