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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, September 28, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 2339 (continued)
Drawing of G 2339 D

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2347 (continued)
Drawing of G 2347 A [= G 5551 A]

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2347 C [= G 5551 C]: In shaft. Lined with mud brick and dubsh and rock below. It is south of A and B. Down 1.85 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

(5) G 2409
G 2409 X: Dowey found on the top of the shaft: inscribed limestone fragment [35-9-55, Meset].

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

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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
    09/28/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Meset (in G 2409)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2339

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2409

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Meset (in G 2409)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears on fragment of relief (35-9-55), possibly part of false door tablet (seated at offering table); found displaced in G 2409 X (top of shaft), mastaba of origin unknown. Name may be only partially preserved. Possibly same individual as Kaemiset represented by inscribed limestone seated statue (36-4-52 = Cairo JE 67571); found in G 2407 D.

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.