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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 17, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2012 (continued)
G 2012 D: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

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(3) G 2402a
G 2402a B: In chamber. Sand and dubsh. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

G 2402a C: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones above and mud brick underneath. It is north of B and south of D. Total depth 2.45 [meters]. Sand, and underneath limestone debris and black debris. Chamber on east, lined and roofed with stones. Only on north lined with mud brick. Found in chamber debris: broken bones. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2402a D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones above and mud brick below. It is north of C. Total depth 2.3 meters. Limestone debris, black debris, dubsh and stones from the roof. Chamber on east, lined with mud brick and stones and roofed with stones but roof fall[en] into the chamber and we removed it. Open and empty. 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
    04/17/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2402

    • 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.