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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 61

Friday, June 7, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1156a (continued)
Drawing of G 1156a A

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1156a B: Removed the body [35-6-6] from chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1157
G 1157 X: Removed chamber blocking. Small stones and mud bound. Body [35-6-8] head on north. Body left for photo.

Saturday, June 8, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1119 B
(2) G 1156a C
(3) G 1157 X

(1) G 1119
On top of the mastaba. On east and west. It is north of G 1118. The casing lined with stones, some gone. The mastaba lined with dubsh. Drift sand and underneath papers. Exposed six shafts: A, B, C, D, E, F.

G 1119 B: In shaft. It is north of shaft A and east of shaft E. Lined dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 2.25 meters. Drift sand and underneath papers. Two chambers appear.
Chamber I. On west. Lined with dubsh. No blocking. The roof gone. It is broken into shaft E. Excavated before. Empty.
Chamber II. On east. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II blocking left for photo.
Drawing of the mastabas on page 62.

(2) G 1156a
G 1156a C: Removed the body [35-6-7] from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    06/07/1935; 06/08/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1118

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1119

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1156a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1157

    • 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.