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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 75

Saturday, July 6, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 2387 (continued)
Drawing of the rock-cut tomb G 2387

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, July 7, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 X, Y, Z

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In shaft. It is east of G 2370. Lined with dubsh. On north and west building gone and rock below. Excavated before. Down 2 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2381 Y: In shaft. Lined with stones and dubsh. It is long from west to east. Excavated before. It is south shaft Z. Total depth 1 meter. Limestone debris, dubsh and papers. Cleared it on dubsh floor. Drawing on page 76.

microfilm: end page 75

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
    07/06/1935; 07/07/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2385

    • 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.