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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 36

Thursday, April 11, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 1411 (continued)
Drawing of G 1411 C

[ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, April 12, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2000 B

(1) G 2000
G 2000 B: This shaft was excavated before but it is not drawn. Dahi took a photograph from chamber on south. It is long chamber. The roof of the chamber is 4 meters high. Body appears in chamber on west head on north. East of the body we found two pots. On east of the chamber we found some fragments of wooden coffin. The body and the pots are photographed. On north we found another chamber but it is empty.

Saturday, April 13, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1401 A, F
(2) G 1404 A
(3) G 1407
(4) G 1408+9 B

(1) G 1401
G 1401 A: Chamber two [II] blocking opened. Stones, dubsh and some mud. Body [35-4-26] head on north. Body left for photo. Rock in shaft not reached.

G 1401 F: Removed the body [35-4-17] from the chamber. Cleared. Empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1404
G 1404 A: Chamber blocking opened. Fragment of stone. Fragment dubsh and underneath the blocking white limestone debris on the rock. Inside the big stone mud blocking some of it gone from above. Inside the blocking debris in room. It is small. Mud blocking left for photo.

(3) G 1407
Search for the corners of the mastaba on south. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Corners not reached.

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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
    04/11/1935; 04/12/1935; 04/13/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1401

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1404

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1408+1409

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2000

    • 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.