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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, July 7, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2381 (continued)
Drawing of G 2381 Y

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2381 Z: In shaft. It is north shaft Y. Lined with stones and mud and rock below. Excavated before. Down 2.4 meters. Sand, limestone debris and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft.

Monday, July 8, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 X

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In shaft. Down 4.5 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft. The chamber not reached.

Tuesday, July 9, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, July 10, 1935

Work
(1) G 2381 X, Z

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In shaft. Down 6.25 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Found in shaft debris: alabaster dish small not complete. Fragment of stone well made. Not reached the rock in shaft. The chamber not yet cleared.

G 2381 Z: In shaft. Down 4.1 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

Friday, July 12, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 X, Z

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In shaft under the chamber. Down 8 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2381 Z: In shaft and cleared the chamber. Total depth 8 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Reached the rock in shaft.

Thursday, July 11, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2381 X, Z

(1) G 2381
G 2381 X: In chamber. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Open and empty. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2381 Z: In shaft. Down 7 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft.

Saturday, July 13, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2370 B
(2) G 2381 Z

(1) G 2370
G 2370 B: Lined with mud brick and stones above and rock below. Total depth 7.3 meters. Excavated before 6.2 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and some papers thrown in the shaft. Chamber on east cut in rock. No blocking. Drawing on page 77.

(2) G 2381
G 2381 Z: In chamber. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Cleared. Drawing on page 77.

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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
    07/07/1935 through 07/13/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • 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.