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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, April 15, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2402a
(2) G 2402b
(3) G 2407

(1) G 2402a
On the top of the mastaba. This mastaba was numbered before G 2402. It is in the southeast corner of mastaba G 2401, east of G 2400, west of G 2402b and north of G 2406. Lined with stones, partly destroyed on north. Limestone debris, potsherds and sand. Exposed shafts A, B, C, D.

(2) G 2402b
On the top of the mastaba. It is east of G 2402a, north of G 2406, west of G 2407 and south of G 2417. Small mastaba. Lined with dubsh, partly destroyed on south and north, limestone debris, sand, potsherds and dubsh. Exposed shafts A, B, C, X, Y, Z.

(3) G 2407
On the top of the mastaba. Limestone debris, sand, stones, dubsh, and potsherds. Shafts not yet exposed. Drawing of the mastabas.

[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
    04/15/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2400

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2401

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2406

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2407

    • 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.