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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, February 22, 1935 (continued)

(4) G 1063
G 1063 D: In chamber. Black debris, mud and papers. Cleared it. Drawing.

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Saturday, February 23, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1104 A
(2) G 1168 Y
(3) G 1359 A, B
(4) G 1363 B

(1) G 1104
G 1104 A: Lined with mud brick on three sides east, west, north. South now gone. Total depth 1.8 meters. Excavated before 1 meter. Sand, blown papers black debris and mud brick. Chamber on south lined with mud brick. No blocking. Roofed before. Roof now gone except for one slab. Cleared. Drawing.

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(2) G 1168
G 1168 Y: Lined with dubsh. Underneath on north lined with mud brick. Yellow rock below. Total depth 1.85 meters. Sand, blown papers and stones. Chamber on south lined with stones. Yellow rock below. Roofed with stones.

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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
    02/22/1935; 02/23/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1063

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1104+1105

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1168

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1359

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1363

    • 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.