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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, April 21, 1936
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 22, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2402a B
(2) G 2402b A, B, C, Z
(3) G 2407 A, A2, B, C

(1) G 2402a
G 2402a B: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

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(2) G 2402b
G 2402b A: Removed the body from chamber I, started in shaft. Rock below. Total depth 4.76 meters. Limestone debris and black debris. Chamber II appears on north, cut in rock. Blocked with one big slab on south and dubsh and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II blocking left for photo.

G 2402b B: Removed the body from the chamber without photograph[ing] it. Very narrow small chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2402b C: Removed the body from the chamber. Total depth 2.35 meters. Black debris and some limestone debris. Reached the rock in shaft and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2402b Z: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. 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
    04/21/1936; 04/22/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2407

    • 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.