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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, November 28, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2197 A
(2) G 2337 Z
(3) G 2375
(4) G 4511 C, F
(5) G 4811 C

(1) G 2197
G 2197 A: Removed the last part from the chamber blocking. We began into chamber. Stones, dubsh and limestone debris in the blocking. Dubsh, limestone debris and potsherds in chamber. On south appears a cut in rock in the floor of the chamber. We found in chamber debris: eight small offering model dishes, (pottery), eight small model offering cups, (pottery), fragments of a wooden coffin, decayed, fragment of sandstone with green stain copper, skeleton with the head, broken bones and broken head of a body. Cleared. Drawing of the shaft and the mastaba.

[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
    11/28/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2197

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • 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.