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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 15, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2100 (continued)
(drawing complete)

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2131
On top of the mastaba, and in the shafts of it. Small mastaba, lined with stones partly destroyed on north and south. It is east of the shafts of mastaba G 2130, west of G 2132, south of G 2133 and north of the big mastaba G 2150. Limestone debris, sand and potsherds. Exposing the mastaba for drawing.

G 2131 A: In shaft. Lined with stone above and rock below. It is south of B. Total depth 4.2 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Two chambers appear.
Chamber I: On south. It is in the beginning of the shaft. Lined and roofed with stones. The whole roof gone but only one stone remain[s].
Chamber II: In the middle of the shaft, from north to south. Lined with stones, roof gone. Empty.

[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
    01/15/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2131

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2133

    • 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.