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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 7, 1935 (continued)

(6) G 2359 [= G 5552]
In digging hole on the top of the mastaba, south of A, search for shafts. Total depth 2.85 meters. Stones (we break), some stones were the same as a floor and underneath limestone debris, black debris, some potsherds and some yellow sand. A big limestone appears in that hole, depth 86 and height 74 cm. Long stone from west to east. Reached the rock in the hole, expose that there is no shaft, the stone left for photo.

(7) G 2391
G 2391 B: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

[Drawing of mastaba: G 2391]

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/07/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • 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.