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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 2, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 1206 (continued)
Drawing of G 1206 F.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, February 4, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1202 E
(2) G 1206 A

(1) G 1202
G 1202 E: Lined with stones and dubsh on three sides east, west, south on north lined with mud brick. It was roofed with stones before. Long pit from north to south. Total depth 97 cm. Sand, black debris and some mud brick. Body [35-1-6] head on north. Left the body for photo.

(2) G 1206
G 1206 A: In the shaft. Total depth 7.16 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on south cut in rock. No blocking. Coffin cut in rock appears of west and one stone from the cover. Reached the rock in shaft. One stone appears, I think from the blocking and thrown into the shaft.

Tuesday, February 5, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 6, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1206 A, B

(1) G 1206
G 1206 A: In the chamber. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Found in coffin debris. Scattered bones. 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
    02/02/1935; 02/04/1935; 02/05/1935; 02/06/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1202

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1206

    • 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.