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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 175

Wednesday, November 20, 1935 (continued)

(4) G 4519 (continued)
G 4519 H: Removed the body bones from the chambers. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4519 K: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4519 N: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, November 21, 1935

Work on
(1) G 4511 C, F
(2) G 4811 A, B, D
(3) G 4812 A, B, C

(1) G 4511
G 4511 C: Removed the chamber blocking. One stone we break, some dubsh and some mud bound. Body head on north, left for photo.

G 4511 F: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh and some mud bound. Body, head on north wrapped with some cloth, left for photo.

(2) G 4811
G 4811 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones above and rock below. It is south of the serdab of the north room, and north of B. Total depth 4.5 meters. Excavated before 3.9 meters. Limestone debris, some dubsh in front the place of the blocking. Chamber on east, cut in rock. No blocking. The rock is bad. Cleared. Drawing on page 176.

microfilm: end page 175

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
    11/20/1935; 11/21/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.