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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 285

Saturday, April 4, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2006 (continued)
Drawing on shaft G 2006 A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2008
G 2008 Y: Removed the body and the two copper hinges and the fragment from the chamber and the shaft. Dubsh on south of the chamber, and underneath sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2011
G 2011 A: In shaft. Underneath chamber II. Total depth 5.8 meters. White limestone debris and pebble. Chamber III appears on east, cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with yellow mud, (same as plaster). Chamber III blocking left for photo.

G 2011 B: Removed the body from the chamber. Total depth 4.5 meters. Limestone debris underneath the body in chamber. Limestone debris and some pebble in shaft. Cleared. Drawing on page 286.

G 2011 C: In shaft, underneath chamber I on west. Down 3.4 meters. White limestone debris and pebble. Not reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II not yet appeared.

(4) G 2342 [= G 5520]
In exposing the building on north. Dubsh, stones, limestone debris and yellow sand. On the north stone appears some hieroglyphic letters, but not clear. Exposed a cut in rock running from north to south, and running underneath the north and south sides. Drawing on page 286.

microfilm: end page 285

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

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • 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.