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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 72

Saturday, July 6, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 A
(2) G 2382 A
(3) G 2387 A

(1) G 2381
G 2381 A: In the sloping passage of the rock-cut tomb. Black debris, papers and dubsh. Cleared for drawing. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2382
G 2382 A: Drawing of the rock cut tomb on page 73.

(3) G 2387
G 2387 A: Removed the objects from the rock-cut tomb. Fragments of cloth [35-7-10]. Ox bones [35-7-6]. Three covers of pots. One gypsum cover. Two fragments of pots. Head and skeleton [35-7-5]. Fragments of wood [35-7-11]. Covers of pots and gypsum and potsherds [35-7-8]. Drawing on page 74 and 75.

microfilm: end page 72

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
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2385

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

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.