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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, March 20, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2005

(1) G 2005
On the top of the mastaba in digging a trench on the southeast side. Search for shafts in the rooms. Sand, limestone debris, dubsh, stones, pebble and underneath potsherds and fragments of mud brick. Exposed today two shafts west of the east room, shaft in the north room and fourth[?] in the east room. Not reached the rock in the trench.

Saturday, March 21, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2002 C, D, E
(2) G 2003 B
(3) G 2004 T
(4) G 2005 G, X, Y, Z and serdab

(1) G 2002
G 2002 C: Removed the body from chamber II. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2002 D: Removed the body from the chamber and the wooden headrest. 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
    03/20/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 5

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.