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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 11, 1926 (continued)

(2) G 2004 (continued)
G 2004 Y: Removed the inscribed limestone fragment [36-3-16] which was in the roof of the shaft. Sketch of the inscribed stone [part of architrave inscribed for Irienre].

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, March 12, 1926

Work on
(1) east of G 2000
(2) G 2001 C, D
(3) G 2004 D

(1) East of G 2000
East of this mastaba. In the streets between this mastaba and G 2004 and G 2001. Limestone debris, dubsh, some sand, pebble, potsherds, black debris and mud brick. Exposed shafts. A, B, C, D, X in G 2001. Shaft T in G 2004 and shaft E in G 2002. Sketch of the street and shafts exposed.

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(2) G 2001
G 2001 C: In shaft. It is south of D and north of B. Lined with mud brick and dubsh above and stone lining underneath and rock below. Down 2.9 meters. Black debris, sand and some pebble. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2001 D: In shaft. It is north of C and south of G 2002 E. Lined with stones above and rock below. Down 3.1 meters. Limestone debris, some pebble and some dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft.

(3) G 2004
G 2004 D: Removed the broken bones and the skull from chamber II. Cleared. Drawing of the shaft on page 259.

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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
    03/11/1936; 03/12/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Irienre (G 2033)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Irienre (G 2033)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 2033. Damaged false door inscribed for Irienre; in situ in G 2033. Fragments of limestone architraves (37-10-38, 37-10-43) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [Hrj-sStA n wDa-mdw] secretary of judgements; found in G 2033 and displaced on top of G 2032, originally from G 2033. Limestone architrave (36-3-16) inscribed for Irienre, identified as [sAb jrj-mDAt Hm-kA] juridicial letter carrier, ka-priest; found reused as roofing in G 2004 Y, originally from G 2033. Also appears twice on north false door inscribed for Senenu (owner of G 2032), tablet (presenting offering to Senenu seated at offering table), identified as [jmj-r Hmw-kA] overseer of ka-priests, and lower south jamb, identified as [sAb jrj-mDAt] juridicial letter carrier; false door found displaced in corridor between G 2034 and G 2032.

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.