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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 60

Wednesday, January 5, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 1204 (continued)
Drawing of G 1204 X

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 1232 (continued)
Drawing of G 1232

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, June 6, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1118
(2) G 1156a A, C

(1) North of G 1118
North of the mastaba. Drift sand and underneath potsherds [35-6-2]. Mastaba with its shafts appear in this place. Not yet exposed.

(2) G 1156a
G 1156a A: Removed the chamber blocking. Three stones and some mud. Body [35-6-5] head on north. Body left for photo.

G 1156a C: Removed the chamber blocking. Stone, dubsh and some mud. Body [35-6-7] covered with debris. Body left for photo.

Friday, June 7, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1118
(2) G 1156a A, B
(3) G 1157 X

(1) North of G 1118
North of the mastaba. Drift sand and papers. To expose the shaft/sand and the mastaba which is north of G 1118. Search for G 1116 and G 1119.

(2) G 1156a
G 1156a A: Removed the body [35-6-5] from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing on page 61.

microfilm: end page 60

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
    06/05/1935; 06/06/1935; 06/07/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1118

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1156a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1157

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1204

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1232

    • 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.