Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 46

Friday, May 10, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1166 A, B, C [= G 1163+1166]
(2) G 1172+62 B [= G 1162+1172]

(1) G 1166 [= G 1163+1166]
G 1166 A: In shaft and chambers. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 3.65 meters. Excavated before 2 meters. Drift sand. Two chamber appear I and II.
Chamber I: On east. Lined with mud brick and dubsh. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in debris: fragments of skeleton [35-5-1].
Chamber II: On east cut in rock. No blocking, but it was blocked with mud brick because we found some of the blocking. Found in debris: skeleton [35-5-2]. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1166 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 4.55 meters. Sand and underneath limestone debris. Two chambers appear.
Chamber I: On east. Lined with mud brick and dubsh. Roofed with stones. No blocking.
Chamber II: On west. Cut in rock. Blocked with stone and dubsh. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II blocking left for photo.

G 1166 C: In shaft and chambers. Lined with mud brick and dubsh above and rock below. Two chambers appears.
Chamber I: On west cut in rock. Blocked with stones. No blocking.
Chamber II: On west cut in rock. No blocking. Reached the rock in. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 46

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
    05/10/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

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.