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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 51

Friday, May 17, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1064 (continued)
Drawing of G 1064 A

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2210
To expose the southeast corner of the mastaba. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in the corner. Building stones appears.

Saturday, May 18, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1157 C, D, E
(2) G 1160 A, B
(3) G 1208 B
(4) G 2210

(1) G 1157
G 1157 C: Removed the chamber roof. Stones, dubsh and some mud. Bones of child [35-5-25] head on north broken. Child bones left for photo.

G 1157 D: The same as C [35-5-27].

G 1157 E: Opened the chamber blocking. Stones and dubsh. Body [35-6-10] head on north appears inside the wood coffin. Body and coffin left for photo.

(2) G 1160
G 1160 A: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones and dubsh. Debris appears in chamber.

G 1160 B: Removed chamber blocking. Stones, dubsh, and gypsum binding. Debris appears in chamber.

(3) G 1208
G 1208 B: In chamber [I]. Stones, dubsh and limestone debris. Open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    05/17/1935; 05/18/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1064

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1157

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1208

    • 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.