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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 21, 1936 (continued)

(4) G 2005 (continued)
Drawing of mastaba G 2005 and shafts.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2005 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones. It is east of shaft A, and south of Y. On the west side of the shaft. Limestone stela (not inscribed), and on north side partly destroyed. Total depth 2.2 meters. Sand. Chamber on north. Lined with stones, roof gone. No blocking. Open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2005 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones. It is south of G, north of X and east of Z. Total depth 2.5 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on south, lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. At the end of the chamber appears an inscribed stela sunk relief. Found in chamber debris: fragments of bones of body. Cleared. Stela 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
    03/21/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2007

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • 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.