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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 267

Saturday, March 21, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2002 (continued)
G 2002 E: Removed the debris which was above the chamber roof. It is small and narrow chamber, so it can't be photographed. Limestone debris, dubsh and pebble. The north roof stone of the chamber is inscribed in sunk in relief.

(2) G 2003
G 2003 B: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(3) G 2004
G 2004 T: Removed the body from the chamber, which is in G 2004 T. Drawing.

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(4) G 2005
On the top of the mastaba. In digging a trench south of the east room. Limestone debris, dubsh, stones, potsherds, fragments of mud, sand and pebble. Exposed in the east room shafts X and Y, and in the north room (shaft Z). Reached the rock in the trench. No shafts found in the trench. We numbered the shafts. They are A, B, C, D, E, F, G, X, Y, Z. Drawing of the mastaba and shafts on page 268.

G 2005 G: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. Small shaft, north of Z and west of the serdab. Total depth 1.25 meters. Limestone debris, sand and pebble. Cleared. 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
    03/21/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • 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.