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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, January 12, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2130 (continued)
G 2130 U: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and mud brick underneath. Small shaft, partly destroyed on west side. It is east of shaft W. Total depth 80 cm. Sand, ended at rock, no chamber.

G 2130 V: In shaft. Lined with mud brick above and rock below. It [is] north of shaft W. Partly broken on south into shaft W. Down 2.5 meters. Sand and paper. Chamber on east cut in rock. No blocking, full of debris. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2130 W: In shaft. It was lined with mud brick above, but now gone and rock below. It is south of shaft V, east of mastaba G 2130 and west of U. Partly broken on north into shaft V. Down 2.5 meters. Sand, papers and stones. Chamber on south, cut in rock, no blocking, small chamber full of debris. Not reached the rock in shaft.
Drawing of the place in which we work today.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, January 13, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2130 V, W, Y, Z
(2) G 2133 A, B

(1) G 2130
G 2130 V: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 3.25 meters. Sand and papers. 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
    01/12/1936; 01/13/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2133

    • 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.