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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 121

Thursday, September 12, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2338 (continued)
The tracing of the inscribed stones found in G 2338 B [35-9-17]

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

(2) G 2371 (continued)
The tracing of the inscribed stone found on top of G 2371

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [35-9-18]

Friday, September 13, 1935

Work on
(1) G 4310

(1) G 4310
To expose the building of the mastaba on south and west side and the southwest corner. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Exposed the southwest corner and the building on south. Not yet exposed the building on west.

Saturday, September 14, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2339
(2) G 4310

(1) G 2339
On top of the mastaba. It is underneath the mastaba G 2371 on south. Limestone debris and black debris. Found in debris on top of the mastaba: inscribed stone (limestone) [35-9-19]. Exposed the shafts for drawing.
Tracing of the inscribed stone on page 122.

microfilm: end page 121

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
    09/12/1935; 09/13/1935; 09/14/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Tjetu (in G 2338)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2338

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2339

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2371

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4310

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Tjetu (in G 2338)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragmentary limestone architrave (35-9-17 = MFA 35.2033) inscribed for Tjetu, identified as [xrp sH] director of the dining hall; found displaced in G 2338 B (possibly originally from G 2343 = G 5511). Possibly same individual as Tjetu [II] (owner of G 5511).

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.