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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, February 21, 1935 (continued)

(5) G 1201 U (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 1201 U.

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Friday, February 22, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1058 A
(2) G 1062
(3) G 1168 X
(4) G 1063 D

(1) G 1058
G 1058 A: In shaft. Total depth 6.8 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh. Stones and pebbles. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II blocking left for photo.

(2) G 1062
In shaft. Lined with mud brick on three sides. Underneath lined with dubsh. On east lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.53 meters. Mud and black debris. Chamber in shaft lined with dubsh from north to south. It was roofed. The roof gone. Cleared it. Drawing.

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(3) G 1168
G 1168 X: Lined with stones and dubsh. On west lined with mud underneath the stones. On north the building gone. Total depth 1.5 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and stones. Chamber on north lined with dubsh and stones. Roofed before with stones. Roof gone. Found in chamber debris: skeleton [35-2-27]. 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
    02/21/1935; 02/22/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1058

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1062

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1063

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1168

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1201

    • 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.