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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 68

Monday, June 24, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1115 Z
(2) G 1152a B, X
(3) G 2370 A

(1) G 1115
G 1115 Z: Removed the body [35-6-19] from chamber II. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1152a
G 1152a B: Removed the body [35-6-20] from the chamber but the inscribed stone [35-7-1] from the roof is in its place.

G 1152a X: Removed the body [35-6-21] from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2370
G 2370 A: In front the sloping passage. On east limestone debris, dubsh potsherds and mixed sand. Exposed the first of the sloping passage.

Tuesday, June 25, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, June 26, 1935

Work on
(1) 1152a C
(2) G 2370 A

(1) G 1152a
G 1152a C: Removed the body [35-6-24] from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing on page 69.

(2) G 2370
G 2370 A: In the sloping passage. In front of the door. Limestone debris black debris, potsherds and dubsh mixed from debris. Stones thrown in the sloping passage. Not yet cleared. Not entered inside the door.

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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
    06/24/1935; 06/25/1935; 06/26/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 1115

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1152a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • 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.