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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, September 2, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2320 N [= G 5280]
(2) G 2361

(1) G 2320 [= 5280]
On top of mastaba. On north. Limestone debris, dubsh and stones. Exposed shaft N. It is west of H.

G 2320 N [= 5280 N]: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. Building gone on west and rock below. It is south of A and west of H. Total depth 3 meters. Limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: scattered bones of the body. Found in shaft debris: fragment of limestone stela (inscribed). Small fragment of limestone stela (inscribed). Small fragment of limestone stela (inscribed). Drawing of the shaft and the inscribed stones.

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [35-9-6a, 35-9-6b, 35-9-6c]
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2361
Removed from the in front of this mastaba on east to the Camp. Six limestone fragments inscribed [35-9-7a, 35-9-7b, 35-9-7c, 35-9-7d, 35-9-7e, 35-9-7f].

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

Tuesday, September 3, 1935
Day of rest.

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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
    09/02/1935; 09/03/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2361

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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.