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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 15, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2131 (continued)
G 2131 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stone above and rock below. It is north of A. Total depth 6.15 meters. Excavated before 4.3 meters. Black debris, limestone debris and some potsherds. Chamber on west, cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared.
Drawing of the shaft and the mastaba.

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Thursday, January 16, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2132

(1) G 2132
On the top of the mastaba. Lined with stones and partly gone. It is north of the big mastaba G 2150, east of G 2131, west of G 2151 and south of G 2135 [= G 2135' = G 2134a]. Limestone debris, pebble, dubsh and sand fallen on the top of the mastaba from debris of shaft A in mastaba G 2150. Exposing the shafts of the mastaba A, B, C. Drawing of the mastaba.

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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
    01/15/1936; 01/16/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2131

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2132

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2134

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2134a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2135'

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2151

    • 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.