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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, November 16, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 2196 (continued)
Drawing of G 2196 H

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2197 (continued)
G 2197 X. Drawing

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2357
On the top of the mastaba and east of it. Stones, dubsh, limestone debris and black debris. We expose in this place a new shaft numbered O [= G 5561 O].

G 2357 D [= G 5555 D]: Removed the offering model dish which we found in chamber I on the debris which is: limestone debris, black debris and underneath sand. Cleared.
We began into the shaft. Total depth 3.95 meters. Black debris, limestone debris and dubsh. Reached chamber II. It is on east, cut in rock, no blocking. 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
    11/16/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2197

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5555

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5561

    • 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.