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Diary Transcription:

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Reis's Diary, Typed Translation: December 7, 1935 - April 30, 1936
Giza Diary, 1935

Saturday, December 7, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2196 E
(2) G 2187 G
(3) G 2196 I
(4) G 2347 Y [= G 5551]
(5) G 2357 O [= G 5561]
(6) G 2359 [= G 5552]
(7) G 2391 B
(8) G 4519 L (Not G 2519 as typed)
(9) G 4812 D
(10) G 4816 A
(11) G 4911 H

(1) G 2186
G 2186 E: Removed the bones and the fragments of cloth from the coffin, and cleared the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

[Drawing of mastabas: G 2184, G 2190, G 2186]

[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
    12/07/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 13

  • G 2184

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2186

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4519

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4816

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4911

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5561

    • 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.