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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, July 17, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1413 (continued)
Drawing of G 1413 C.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2370
G 2370 C: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 5 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2374 [actually G 2375]
G 2374 [actually G 2375] A: In shaft. Lined with stones above. Down 1.35 meters. White limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft.

Thursday, July 18, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2375 A

(1) G 2375
G 2375 A: In shaft. Down 4.1 meters. White limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

Friday, July 19, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2375 A
(2) G 4820 A

(1) G 2375
G 2375 A: In shaft. Rock below. Down 5.3 meters. White limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

(2) G 4820
G 4820 A: In shaft. In front the chamber. Lined with stones above and rock below. Down 7.9 meters. Excavated before 6.9 meters. Sand, dubsh and limestone debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared before. Found above the shaft. Potsherds. Not reached the rock in shaft.

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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
    07/17/1935; 07/18/1935; 07/19/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1413

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2374

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4820

    • 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.