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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 96

Monday, August 12, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2381 (continued)
Drawing of G 2381 C

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4516
G 4516 C: Removed the coffin lid from the coffin. We left the debris because we found some faience cylinder balls and some small ring beads.

G 4516 D: Removed the body from the chamber. Total depth 2.2 meters. Ended at rock. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4516 F: The same as D. Total depth 2.25 meters. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 4734
G 4734 C: Removed the body from the chamber. We can't take photo because the chamber door is small. Drawing on page 97.

(4) G 5020
To expose the northeast corner. Sand, dubsh and limestone debris. Exposed the northeast corner.

microfilm: end page 96

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
    08/12/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4516

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4734

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • 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.