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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 11, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2000 on east
(2) G 2004 A, Y

(1) East of G 2000
East of this mastaba, on south, in the street which is between this mastaba and G 2004 and G 2001. Stones, dubsh, sand, limestone debris and broken mud brick. Exposed in the street, west of mastaba G 2004, new shaft, also west of mastaba G 2001 exposed three new shafts. Street not yet cleared, shafts not yet numbered and not yet started in.

(2) G 2004
G 2004 A: Bill went down to the excavation and removed the elements of faience necklace, faience covered with thin gold foil, to the camp. Chambers of this shaft all cleared. 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
    03/11/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.