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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 112

Thursday, August 29, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2320 [= G 5280] (continued)
Drawing of G 2320 I [= G 5280 I] with measurements

[ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, August 30, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2320 I [= G 5280]
(2) G 5032 add F

(1) G 2320 [= G 5280]
G 2320 I [= G 5280 I]: In shaft. Down 7.3 meters. Sand, limestone debris and underneath black debris, some papers, bones and fragments of cloth. Found in shaft debris: fragments of wood. Chamber II appears on south running to east and to north. It is cut in rock. Two stone courses are not yet removed. Skeleton. Ox bones and two fragments of wooden coffin appears in chamber. In the southeast corner of the chamber appears a small magazine, lined with dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft.

(2) G 5032 add
G 5032 add F: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, August 31, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2320 I [= G 5280]
(2) G 2353
(3) G 2360

(1) G 2320 [= G 5280]
G 2320 I [= G 5280 I]: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 7.7 meters. Black debris, in shaft and sand, limestone debris in chamber. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber not yet cleared.

(2) G 2353
Removed two fragments of offering basin from the top of G 2353 to the Camp. The small fragment is inscribed.

(3) G 2360
Removed six fragments of limestone (inscribed) to the Camp. Drawing of the inscribed stones on page 113.

microfilm: end page 112

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
    08/29/1935; 08/30/1935; 08/31/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • 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.