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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 42

Wednesday, April 24, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1362 (continued)
G 1362 B: Removed the body [35-4-36] from chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1367
G 1367 B: Removed the chamber roof. Stones, dubsh and mud brick binding and underneath black debris and sand. Body [35-4-42] head on north. Left for photo.

(4) G 1407
To expose the mud brick stela on EN. Drift sand. Not reached the end of that stela.

(5) G 4310
G 4310 A: Removed the wooden coffin lid from chamber. Skeleton appears on south, fragment of wood thrown in the coffin on north. Coffin left for photo.

The carpenter worked in the Camp today.

Thursday, April 25, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1202 V
(2) G 1356 A
(3) G 1365 B
(4) G 1407

(1) G 1202
G 1202 V: Removed the body [35-4-38] from the chamber. The mice threw the bones of the body in many places in the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1356
G 1356 A: Removed the body [35-4-39] from the chamber. We found on the body a silt deposited by rain. Drawing on page 43.

microfilm: end page 42

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
    04/24/1935; 04/25/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1202

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1362

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1365

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1367

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4310

    • 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.