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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 21, 1936 (continued)

(4) G 2005 (continued)
G 2005 Z: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones. It is south [of?] shaft G and the serdab and west of Y. Total depth 1.25 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on east, lined with stones on sand with mud brick on north, roof gone. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: skull and broken bones. Cleared. Drawing.

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Serdab: In the serdab of this mastaba. It is on north of the mastaba, east of shaft G and west of shaft F. Lined with stones. Roof gone. Total depth 1.5 meters. Drift sand. Window appears on south side opened into the room of the north mastaba. Cleared. Drawing.

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Sunday, March 22, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2005 D

(1) G 2005
G 2005 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud, and rock below. It is southwest of shaft A. Total depth 8.25 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west, cut in rock. No blocking. 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
    03/21/1936; 03/22/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2005

    • 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.