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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 15, 1936 (continued)

(3) G 2004
G 2004 T: In shaft and chamber. It is in the street west of G 2001 on south. It is south of (X 2001). Lined with stones. Total depth 2.9 meters. Sand. Chamber on south. Lined and roofed with stones. Blocked with dubsh without bound[binding] partly destroyed above. Blocking left for photo.

Monday, March 16, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2002 C
(2) G 2003 B, C, Y
(3) G 2004 T

(1) G 2002
G 2002 C: In shaft. Total depth 4 meters. White limestone debris and some dubsh. Chamber II appears on east. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and some stones and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft.

(2) G 2003
On the top of the mastaba, on north. North of the room. It is east of G 2002, G 2001, north of G 2004, and west of G 2032, G 2006 and G 2005. Lined with stones and partly destroyed. Exposed shaft B and Y, and shafts A, C, X were exposed before.

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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
    03/15/1936; 03/16/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2032

    • 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.