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Sunday, October 13, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2188 (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 2188 C


G 2188 X: In shaft. It is north of B and west of C and D. Lined with stones and dubsh. Total depth 1.25 meters. Limestone debris, black debris and papers. Chamber on south lined with stones on east. Roofed with five stones. On west the building of G 2187 lined with dubsh and bound with mud. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.


G 2188 Y: In shaft. It is north of C and D. It is on the north side of the mastaba. Lined with stones. Some building gone. Total depth 1.3 meters. Limestone debris, sand and dubsh. Chamber on north lined with stones and roofed with three stones. No blocking. On the WS [west south?] side of the building of the chamber we found inscribed limestone fragment [35-10-22] outside of the chamber the same as a lintel stone.
The Mudir told us that this stone very important and we must remove it to the Camp after having photographed. Drawing.


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  • 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
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Abutiu (in G 2188)
  • Translator
    Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohamed Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2188

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

People 3

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mahmud 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.
  • Mohamed Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • 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.

Animals 1