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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, March 27, 1936 (continued)

(3) G 2007 (continued)
G 2007 C. Drawing of the shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2007 D: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. It is north of C. Down 2 meters. Excavated before 1.1 meters. Sand, black debris and limestone debris. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

G 2007 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones, and partly destroyed on north. It is in the street east of the mastaba G 2007 and west of G 2008. Total depth 2 meters. Excavated before 1.3 meters. Sand and paper. Chamber on north. Lined and roofed with stones. No block[ing]. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

(4) G 2008
North and east of the mastaba. Lined with dubsh and has an outside casing. It is east of G 2007, west of G 2011 and north of G 2009. Expose the shafts A, B, C, X, Y.

Drawing of the mastaba G 2008 and G 2011.

[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
    03/27/2002
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2007

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

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.