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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, February 28, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2044 (continued)
G 2044 A: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud. It is the first shaft in the mastaba on north. It is south of B. Down 2.2 meters. Pebble and red debris. Not reached the rock in shaft, and not reached the chamber.

G 2044 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud. Partly destroyed on south. It is south of A. Down 2 meters. Pebble and red debris. Found in shaft debris: fourteen complete pots (pottery). Not reached the rock in shaft.

(3) G 2045
On the top of the mastaba, on north. West of F. Sand, pebble and red debris. Exposed shaft G.

G 2045 A: In chamber. Pebble and red debris. Found in chamber: scattered bones. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2045 D [= G 2045a D]: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and red rock mixed with pebble. It is west of C and east of E. Total depth 1.9 meters. Pebble and red debris. Ended at rock. No chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2045 E [= G 2045a E]: Removed the body from the chamber. 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
    02/28/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2044

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2045

    • 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.