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Monday, October 7, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2357 (continued)
Drawing of G 2357 U [= G 5561 U]

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Drawing of G 2357 V [= G 5561 V]

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G 2357 P [= G 5561 P]: In shaft. It is south of Q and EN [east north?] of U. Lined with mud brick and dubsh. Down 1.2 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G 2357 Q [= G 5561 Q]: In shaft. It is north of P and south of R. Lined with mud brick and dubsh. Total depth 2.45 meters. Limestone debris, black debris and dubsh. Chamber on east running to north. Lined with dubsh. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Reached the rock in shaft.

G 2357 R [= G 5561 R]: In shaft. It is north of Q and south of S. Lined with dubsh. On south lined with mud brick between this shaft and shaft Q. Total depth 2.65 meters. Limestone debris and black debris. Chamber in the middle of the shaft. On east. Lined with mud brick. Roofed with four small stones. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: head and bones of a body. Cleared for 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
    10/07/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5561

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

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.