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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, February 20, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1201 (continued)
G 1201 V: Lined with stones and rock below. Total depth 2.77 meters. Drift sand, papers, limestone debris, stones, dubsh and mud. Chamber on south lined with stones and mud and rock below. No blocking. It was roofed with stones. Two roof stones in chamber. Found in shaft debris: fragments of alabaster [35-2-19], some are well made, sandstone with stain copper [35-2-20]. Found in chamber debris: skeleton [35-2-21]. Cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1201 Z: In chamber. Drift sand, stones and dubsh. Cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, February 21, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1055 A, G
(2) G 1058 A
(3) G 1063 D, E, H
(4) G 1102 add. [= addition] F
(5) G 1201 U

(1) G 1055
G 1055 A: Lined with dubsh. Rock below. Sand, dubsh, limestone debris, stones and pebbles. Chamber on east cut in rock. Blocked with one stone and some dubsh. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

G 1055 G: Lined with pebbles and cut in small and big pebbles. Rock below. Down 1.45 meters. Sand and pebbles. No blocking. Chamber II appears in shaft roofed with three stones and some dubsh bound with mud. Cleared chamber I. Chamber II roof left for photo.

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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
    02/20/1935; 02/21/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1055

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1058

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1063

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1102

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1201

    • 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.