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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 26, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2006 (continued)
G 2006 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud, rock below. It is north of shaft A. Down 3.4 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, mud brick, stones, pebble and black debris. Found in shaft debris: fragments of tall bowl stand. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

(3) G 2007
On the top of the mastaba. In the street north of it and the street east of it. Lined with stones. East of G 2006, north of G 2005, and west of G 2008. Limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds, pebble and sand. Expose shafts A, B, C, D and X. Two stela, the south stela is inscribed above and the north stela uninscribed. Not started in shafts.

Drawing of the mastaba G 2007 and G 2006.

[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
    03/26/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2007

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • 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.