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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, November 15, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2391 (continued)
G 2391 B (continued): for photo. Sketch of the inscribed stones.

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

G 2391 C: In shaft and chamber. It is small shaft, lined with dubsh and underneath mud brick. It is north of B. Total depth 1.15 meters. Black debris, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west, lined with well made stones, roofed with four stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2391 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones above. The building gone on south, and rock below. It is west of A and south of E. Total depth 3.8 meters. Limestone debris, black debris, papers and broken mud brick. Chamber on west, cut in rock. No blocking. A coffin cut in rock from north to south with his lid, which is not complete: found empty appears in the chamber. Found in chamber debris: scattered bones of a body. Cleared. 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
    11/15/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2391

    • 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.