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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 24, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2407 (continued)
G 2407 U: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. In the street which is between this mastaba and mastaba G 2409. East of shaft D, north of Z and south of W. Total depth 2 meters. White limestone debris, black debris, stones and dubsh from chamber of shaft D. Appear in this shaft chamber of shaft D. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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(3) G 2409
On the top of the mastaba. On north. Exposing the shafts in the street which is between this mastaba and mastaba G 2419. Lined with stones. East of G 2407, north of G 2408, west of G 2411 and south of G 2419. Limestone debris, dubsh, sand and potsherds, and underneath limestone debris and black debris. Exposed today the shafts A, B, C, D, E, F, G, X, Y and Z. Found in debris on the top of the mastaba, small inscribed stone but the inscription not clear. North of this mastaba between this mastaba and mastaba G 2419 appears a street and at the end of the street on east appears two doorjambs open to west, and have traces of red color and inscribed (not clear). The street not yet cleared. 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
    04/24/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2408

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2409

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2419

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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.