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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 10, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1111 (continued)
[Drawing of G 1111 B]

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1208
G 1208 B: Down 6.95 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber II appears on east blocked with stone. Limestone coffin in the chamber. Found in shaft three small dishes (alabaster) [35-1-7].

Friday, January 11, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1025b C
(2) G 1047 D
(3) G 1208 B
(4) G 1219 B, C
[(5) G 1217]

(1) G 1025b
G 1025b C: Very small pit lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.65. Sand and rakash. Chamber on north lined with dubsh and roofed with stones. Scattered bones [35-1-8]. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1047
G 1047 D: Lined with mud brick, below lined with stones. Rock below. Down to 3 meters. Black debris, rakash and dubsh. Chamber not reached.

(3) G 1208
G 1208 B: Total depth 7.55 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Found in debris in shaft: one small alabaster dish [35-1-7].

[(5)] G 1217
On top of mastaba. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Found in debris: potsherds.

(4) G 1219
G 1219 B: Lined with mud brick on three sides east, west, south on north lined with stones. Total depth 85 cm. Sand, black and limestone debris. No chamber.

G 1219 C: Excavated before 3.2 meters. Lined with mud brick. Rock below. Total depth 3.7 meters. Sand, limestone debris and black debris. Chamber on east small. No blocking. Drawing on page 4.

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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
    01/10/1935; 01/11/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1047

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1111

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1208

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1219

    • 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.