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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, February 18, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1201 (continued)
Drawing of G 1201 X.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1201 Y: Lined with stones above and rock below. On south lined with mud and underneath rock. Long from north to south. Total depth 3.5 meters. Excavated before 2.35 meters. Drift sand and papers. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Found in debris in chamber: skeleton [35-2-17]. Cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1201 Z: Lined with stones. On north lined with stones and underneath lined with mud. On south some of the building gone. Total depth 3.15 meters. Excavated before 1.7 meters. Drift sand, papers, stones and dubsh. Chamber on south lined with stones and rock below. Roofed with stones and some of the roofing stones gone. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: complete copper mirror [35-2-18]. Skeleton [35-2-16]. Chamber not cleared.

Tuesday, February 19, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 20, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1201 U, V, Z

(1) G 1201
G 1201 U: Lined with stones and rock below. Total depth 4.18 meters. Excavated before 3.7 meters. Drift sand and papers. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Found in debris in shaft small complete pot [35-2-22]. Reached the rock in shaft.

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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
    02/18/1935; 02/19/1935; 02/20/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1201

    • 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.