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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 113

Saturday, August 31, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 2360 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

Sunday, September 1, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2320 I [= G 5280]
(2) G 2352

(1) G 2320 [= G 5280]
On top of mastaba. On north limestone debris and dubsh. Search for big shaft in this mastaba. On north. Not reached the rock in shaft. No new shafts appears.

G 2320 I [= G 5280 I]: In chamber. Sand, and limestone debris. Found in chamber debris: head and skeleton; ox bones; three fragments of wooden coffin; well made fragments of wood. Cleared. Drawing on page 114.

(2) G 2352
Removed from the top of the mastaba. Two fragments of stone inscribed. Drawing of the two inscribed stones [35-9-5a, 35-9-5b].

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

microfilm: end page 113

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
    09/01/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2352

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • 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.