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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 49

Monday, May 13, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1172+62 A, B [= G 1162+1172]
(2) G 2210

(1) G 1172+62 [= G 1162+1172]
G 1172+62 A: In chamber. Debris and limestone debris. Cleared the body for drawing.

G 1172+62 B: Removed the coffin lid on north. The bones and the head appears on north. Body left for photo.

(2) G 2210
On top of mastaba on east. Inside the casing and in room a. Sand, dubsh and pebbles. Search for stela or inscribed stones.

Tuesday, May 14, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, May 15, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1063 C, F
(2) G 2210 a

(1) G 1063
G 1063 C: Lined with mud brick and rock below. Total depth 3 meters. Black debris and limestone debris. Ended at rock. No chamber.

G 1063 F: Small shaft. Lined with mud. Total depth 1.15 meters. Sand and black debris. Chamber on south. Lined with mud brick. Roofed with dubsh. No blocking. Found in debris. Scattered bones [35-5-5]. Cleared. Drawing.

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(2) G 2210
G 2210 a: In room. Sand, dubsh, limestone debris and pebbles. Not cleared.

Thursday, May 16, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1055 A
(2) G 1111 C
(3) G 1166 B [= G 1163+1166]
(4) G 1172+62 A [= G 1162+1172]
(5) G 1208 B
(6) G 2210 a

(1) G 1055
G 1055 A: Removed chamber blocking. Stones and dubsh. Head and bones [35-5-22] appear. Head and bones left for photo.

(2) G 1111
G 1111 C: Removed the body [35-5-6] from chamber II. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    05/13/1935; 05/14/1935; 05/15/1935; 05/16/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.