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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 223

Monday, December 23, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2110 (continued)
Drawing of G 2110 A

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2130
On top of the mastaba, in the ANNEX place, searching for shafts, stones, dubsh and sand. Not reached the rock and not exposed shafts.

Tuesday, December 24, 1935
Day of rest.
Only two boys went with Mr. Lindon Smith to Selim Hassan excavations.

Wednesday, December 25, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2130 ANNEX

(1) G 2130, ANNEX
On the top of the mastaba on north, search for pits, stones, dubsh and sand. Reached the rock on east side not exposed shafts.

Thursday, December 26, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2130 ANNEX

(1) G 2130 ANNEX
On top of the mastaba on north, search for shafts, stones, dubsh and sand. Reached the rock on north, exposing no shafts in that place.

Friday, December 27, 1935
Day of rest.
"small feast RAMADAN" "EL AID"

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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
    12/23/1935; 12/24/1935; 12/25/1935; 12/26/1935; 12/27/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Joseph Lindon Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1863–1950
    • Remarks Artist /expedition painter and copyist; Daughters Rachael and Frances also painted. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.