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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 9, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2004 (continued)
G 2004 U: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones and dubsh. Most of lining gone. It is from north to south in the street which is east of G 2004 mastaba and west of G 2005. It is south of V. Total depth 1.08 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on south, lined with stones on three sides. Only on southwest side lines with some mud brick. No blocking. Roofed with stones, the roof partly destroyed. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.

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G 2004 V: In shaft and chamber. Lined with mud brick on three sides, north, south and west. On east lined with stones of the building of mastaba G 2005. It is north of U. Total depth 65 cm, drift sand and limestone debris underneath. Chamber on north, lined with stones on three sides, north, south and east. On west lined with mud brick, no blocking. Roof gone. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, March 10, 1936
Day of rest.

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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
    03/09/1936; 03/10/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2005

    • 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.