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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, April 1, 1936 (continued)

(3) G 2009 (continued)
Drawing of mastaba G 2009 and mastaba G 2010.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, April 2, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2005 and shafts H.H.
(2) G 2011 A, B, C, X
(3) G 2342 [= G 5520]
(4) G 2359 [= G 5552]

(1) G 2005
Removed the two casings of the mastaba on southwest corner to expose the shaft H.H. for photo. Stones and some dubsh. Exposed shaft H.H. Photographed it and started in it.

G 2005 H.H.: In shaft. Cut in rock, built in the middle of the two casings of the mastaba on southwest side. Total depth .5 meters. White limestone debris and some dubsh. Ended at rock. No chamber.

[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
    04/01/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.