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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, May 18, 1935 (continued)

(4) G 2210
On west of the mastaba to expose the end of the building. Sand, dubsh, limestone debris and pebbles.

Sunday, May 19, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1058 A
(2) G 1160 A, B

(1) G 1058
G 1058 A: Removed chamber II blocking. Stones, dubsh, and mud binding and underneath limestone debris and pebbles. Body [35-5-24] head on north. Body left for photo.

(2) G 1160
G 1160 A: In chamber I. Sand and limestone debris. Body [35-5-28] head on north. Body left for photo.

G 1160 B: In chamber. Sand. Body [35-5-29] head on north. Body left for photo.

Monday, May 20, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1055 A, G
(2) G 1058 A
(3) G 1157 C, D
(4) G 1160 A, B

(1) G 1055
G 1055 A: Removed the body [35-5-22] from chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1055 G: Total depth 2.2 meters. Removed the scattered bones [35-5-23] from chamber II. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1058
G 1058 A: In chamber II and in shaft. Removed the skeleton [35-5-24] from chamber II. The shaft. Total depth 7 meters. Limestone debris, pebbles and debris. Reached the rock in shaft. No chamber III. 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
    05/18/1935; 05/19/1935; 05/20/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1055

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1058

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1157

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.