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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 28, 1936 (continued)

(4) G 2008 (continued)
G 2008 Y: In shaft, lined with mud brick above, underneath lined with dubsh bound with mud, and real rock below bound with gypsum. It is north of G 2008, north of shaft C. Down 1.7 meters. Limestone debris, pebble, potsherds and black debris. Roof of chamber form stones and dubsh and bound with mud appears in shaft. Roof left for photo. Not reached the rock in shaft.

(5) G 2011
G 2011 A: In shaft and in chamber I. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud on east and west, on north with mud brick and on south lined with stones and real rock below. It is south of B, down 2.4 meters. Excavated before 1.6 meters. Sand, limestone debris, black debris, broken mud brick and dubsh. Chamber I appears, on north in shaft B. Lined with stones and mud brick on east, on west lined with dubsh and bound with mud, on north real rock below and above it dubsh. Roofed with stones and some dubsh. No blocking. Chamber I cleared, not reached the rock in shaft, and not reached chamber II.

Sunday, March 29, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2002 B, E
(2) G 2011 A, B, C, D, E

(1) G 2002
G 2002 B: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2002 E: Removed the inscribed stone [36-3-54], which we found in the roof of shaft to the camp, and also we removed the stones of the roof. Stones, some dubsh, and sand, limestone debris in chamber. Body, head on north. Left for photo. Sketch of the inscribed stone [lintel inscribed for Rudj-ib and Tjentet].

[ILLUSTRATION with GLYPHS].

The stone is [broken] in two fragments.

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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
    03/28/1936; 03/29/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Rudj-ib (in G 2002)
    Tjentet (in G 2002)
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2008

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Rudj-ib (in G 2002)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone lintel (36-3-54) inscribed for Rudj-ib and his wife Tjentet; Rudj-ib identified as [jmj-r pr-Sna] overseer of the storehouse; found reused as roofing in G 2002 E.
  • Tjentet (in G 2002)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Rudj-ib. Limestone lintel (36-3-54) inscribed for Rudj-ib and his wife Tjentet; Tjentet identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found reused as roofing in G 2002 E.

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.