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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, November 9, 1935 (continued)

Drawing of shafts of G 2337, G 2339, and G 2371.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2347a
East of this mastaba, to clear it and to expose if there are shafts on east or not. Sand, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and potsherds. Not exposed the shaft today.

G 2347[a] B [= G 5563 B]: In shaft. It is south of A and north of C. Lined with stones and black dubsh above and rock below. Down 2.5 meters. Limestone debris, black debris, some potsherds, dubsh and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

(3) G 2357
G 2357 T [= G 5561 T]: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2391
East of this mastaba. To exposed the four stelae. For photo. Limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and potsherds. Expose the four stelae for photo.

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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
    11/09/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2334

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2338

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2339

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2371

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5561

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5563

    • 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.