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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, May 22, 1935 (continued)

(5) G 1206
G 1206 E: Removed the skeleton [35-5-31] from the coffin. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, May 23, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1079 B
(2) G 1160 A

(1) G 1079
On top of the mastaba. Drift sand and dubsh. Exposed shaft B.

G 1079 B: Lined with dubsh and rock below. Total depth 2.75 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds and black debris. Ended at rock. No chamber.

(2) G 1160
G 1160 A: Removed the skeleton [35-5-32] from chamber II. 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
    05/22/1935; 05/23/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 1079

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1206

    • 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.