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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 65

Monday, June 17, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1152a (continued)
Drawing of G 1152a and shafts.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1157
G 1157 E: Removed the body [35-6-10] from the chamber. Bill ordered us to leave the fragments of the wooden coffin in the chamber. Drawing.

(3) G 4310
G 4310 A: Removed the head end of the wooden coffin to photograph the body inside the coffin.

Tuesday, June 18, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, June 19, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1118 X
(2) G 1119 B
(3) G 1152a

(1) G 1118
Floroff found east of the mastaba: fragment of deep round inscribed basin [35-6-12].

G 1118 X: Removed the body [35-6-13] from the chamber. Drawing on page 66.

microfilm: end page 65

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
    06/17/1935; 06/18/1935; 06/19/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Alexander Floroff
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1118

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1119

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1152

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1152a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1157

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4310

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Alexander Floroff

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Surveyor for expedition.
  • 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.