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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 18, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2003 (continued)
G 2003 Y: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 2.2 meters. Limestone debris and pebble. Cleared. Drawing.

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Thursday, March 19, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2002 B, C, D, E
(2) G 2003 A
(3) G 2005

(1) G 2002
G 2002 B: Removed the small chamber of this shaft. Dubsh, some stones and mud bound, in chamber sand and silt deposited by rain. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2002 C: Removed chamber II blocking. It is small chamber. Dubsh, some stones and mud bound, in chamber red debris. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2002 D: Removed chamber blocking. It is small chamber. Two stones, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north. Near his head we found a small wooden headrest (decayed). The body and the headrest left for photo.

G 2002 E: Removed chamber blocking. It is small chamber. Dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

(2) G 2003
G 2003 A: In shaft and chamber. Stones, dubsh and limestone debris. Scattered bones found in chamber debris. Cleared. Drawing.

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(3) G 2005
On the top of the mastaba. Lined with stones. East of G 2001, G 2003, G 2004 and south of G 2006, G 2007, G 2008 and west of G 2010 and north of Dr. Junker's excavations. Stones, dubsh, sand, limestone debris and some pebble. In this mastaba two rooms, one opens to west, and the other open to north, lining partly destroyed. Roof gone. Found in debris on the top of the mastaba: small model stone vessel.

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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
    03/18/1936; 03/19/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • 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
  • G 2010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.