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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, August 11, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 5030
To expose the building and the casing of the mastaba on north. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. The casing of the mastaba not yet exposed.

(4) G 5031
On top of the mastaba. Lined with dubsh, north of G 5030 and south of G 5040. Sand, limestone debris, dubsh and potsherd. Exposed some shafts, not yet numbered.

Monday, August 12, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 C
(2) G 4516 C, D, E, F
(3) G 4734 C
(4) G 5020
(5) G 5030
(6) G 5031 A, B, C, D, E, F
(7) G 5040

(1) G 2381
G 2381 C: In the rock-cut tomb. It is east of G 2381 B. The sloping passage to west. The plug-stones gone except two stones in the first in the sloping passage. Limestone debris, dubsh, black debris, potsherds and papers. A coffin cut in rock appears in the room. From north to south. The coffin was roofed with big stones. Empty. Drawing.

[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
    08/11/1935; 08/12/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4516

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4734

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5040

    • 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.