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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, April 4, 1936 (continued)

(3) G 2011 (continued)
G 2011 B. Drawing.

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(4) G 2342 [= G 5520] (continued)
G 2342. Drawing.

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(5) G 2357
On the top of the mastaba and on east. In removing building searching for rock cut tomb in this place. Stones, dubsh, mud brick, sand and limestone debris. Expose the rock in this place. No rock cut tombs in this place. Expose[d] shaft M [= G 5561 M].

G 2357 M [= G 5561 M]: In shaft and chamber. Small shaft, lined with dubsh, south of shaft N. Total depth 1.8 meters dubsh. Limestone debris and black debris. Chamber on east, running to south, lined with dubsh. Roofed with dubsh, and removed the roof to clear it. Found in chamber: bones. Also found in shaft debris: two fragments of limestone inscribed stela [36-4-9, 36-4-10], fragment of decayed wooden headrest [36-4-11]. Drawing of the shaft.

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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
    04/04/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5561

    • 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.