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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 4, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1210 (continued)
G 1210 B: Removed the scattered bones [35-4-7]. Nothing we found. Drawing.

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G 1210 C: Removed the body [35-4-8]. Found in: fragment of sandstone with green stain copper [35-4-9]. Drawing.

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G 1210 D: In chamber. Sand and stones. Body [35-4-41] head on north.

(3) G 2210
On top of mastaba on north and west. Sand, stones, dubsh and limestone debris. Search for (Annex) pits and to expose the mastaba casing on west. No pits and no casing.

(4) G 1359
G 1359 A: In chamber. Sand. Body [35-4-11] head on north. Body left for photo.

Friday, April 5, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1025b B
(2) G 1356 A, B
(3) G 1359 A, B
(4) G 1408+9 F

(1) G 1025b
G 1025b B: Removed the body [35-4-10] from chamber II with the cloth. Drawing.

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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
    04/04/1935; 04/05/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1359

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1408+1409

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • 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.