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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, August 17, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 4516 (continued)
Drawing of G 4516 B

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 5031 (continued)
Drawing of G 5031 X

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 5032
G 5032 C: In shaft. Rock below. Down 3.65 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds and black debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh. Blocking left for photo. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 5032 D: In shaft. Lined with dubsh and rock below. It is south of C. Total depth 4.45 meters. Excavated before 3.7 meters. Sand and limestone debris. A coffin cut in rock from north to south without lid appears in chamber. Found in debris in the coffin: skeleton. 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
    08/17/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4516

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.