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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, September 25, 1935 (continued)

(5) G 2347 (continued)
Drawing of G 2347 B [= G 5551 B]

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 2348
G 2348 X [= G 5510 X]: Removed chamber blocking. Two stones, some dubsh and mud bound. Body. Head on north. Covered with silt deposited by rain, and some from the chamber building fallen on east. Body left for photo.

Thursday, September 26, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2184 C, G

(1) G 2184
G 2184 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2184 G: In shaft and in chamber II. Total depth 5.5 meters. Limestone debris, potsherds, stones and dubsh. Chamber II appears. On south cut in rock. No blocking. It is bigger than chamber I. Found in debris between stones and dubsh: head and skeleton. Found in debris in shaft: two fragments limestone inscribed [35-9-34]. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II not yet cleared.
Tracing of the inscribed stone.

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

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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
    09/25/1935; 09/26/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2184

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

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.