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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 15, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2001 (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 2001 X.

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(2) G 2002
G 2002 A: In shaft and chamber. Small shaft, lined with stones. It is southwest of B, west of C and north of E. Total depth 1.6 meters. Excavated before 60 cm. Sand and papers. Chamber on north. Lined and roofed with stones. No blocking, on north partly destroyed. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2002 B: In shaft. Lined with stones and mud brick above and rock below. It is northeast of A and west of D. Total depth 3.85 meters. Excavated before 2 meters. Sand and papers. Chamber on west, cut in rock blocked with stones, dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 2002 C: In shaft and chamber. Small shaft. Lined with mud brick. It is east of A and south of D. Down 2.45 meters. Sand, black debris, papers and some stones. Chamber I appears on south. Lined with mud brick and roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in chamber I: broken bones. Chamber I cleared. Chamber II not yet reached. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2002 D: In shaft. Lined with mud brick above and rock underneath. It is east of B and north of C. Total depth 4.8 meters. Excavated before 2.9 meters. Sand, black debris and papers. Chamber on east, cut in rock. Blocked with two slabs and dubsh and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

G 2002 E: In shaft. Small shaft in the southwest corner of the mastaba, south of A. Lined with stones. Total depth 1.47 meters, white limestone debris and sand underneath. Chamber on north. Lined and roofed with stones. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

Drawing of mastaba G 2002.

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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
    03/15/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2002

    • 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.