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Tuesday, November 12, 1935
(1) G 2347a C, E [= G 5564]
(1) G 2347a
G 2347a C [= G 5564 A]: In chamber. Limestone debris mixed with black debris. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.
G 2347a E [= G 5564 C]: In shaft: 1) Removed the objects: eleven limestone fragments some of them painted with red and blue and some are not painted. They are belonging to servant figures, cooking implements etc. After we removed the objects we began to remove the debris which contains of: broken mud brick, black debris and silt deposited with rain. We found underneath the objects: two limestone pieces painted with blue, three legs of gypsum statuette painted with red, decayed. We photographed the objects and removed it to the magazine. We found in debris: fragments of gypsum statuette painted with red, and blue, small flint fragment, hand of a small wooden statuette decayed, two small wooden fragments. Not reached the rock in shaft, and also not yet reached the chamber.
Wednesday, November 13, 1935
(1) G 2347a D, E [= G 5564]
(2) G 2357 [S] [H 5561]
(1) G 2347a
G 2347a D [= G 5564 B]: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 4.05 meters. Black debris and some dubsh. Removed the inscribed limestone fragment, which we found in front the chamber after we photographed it. We found in debris in shaft: small limestone fragment, five complete pots, pottery. Reached the rock in shaft; chamber not yet cleared. Sketch of the two limestone fragments [one belongs to architrave inscribed for Sankhenptah].
[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [35-11-33] B8584
[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [35-11-15a] A7324
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- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- 11/12/1935; 11/13/1935
- Mentioned on page
- Sankhenptah (G 5520)
- Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
- Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974.
- Date: 1974
- Type Mentioned on page
- Remarks Owner of G 5520. Limestone lintel (33-2-194), fragments of limestone architrave (35-11-15a-f), blocks of relief (33-3-10a, d) inscribed for Sankhenptah, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw wr mDw Sma rx nswt Hrj-sStA jmj-r DADAt jmj-r kAt sHD sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, secretary, overseer of the council, overseer of works, inspector of scribes; found in G 5520 and displaced in pits associated with surrounding mastabas.
- 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.
- 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.
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