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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 47

Friday, May 10, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 1172+62 [= G 1162+1172]
G 1172+62 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 4.4 meters. Limestone debris, black debris, dubsh and some potsherds. Chamber on west cut in rock. Blocked with stone and dubsh. Bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

Saturday, May 11, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1111 C
(2) G 1163 A, B, C [= G 1163+1166]
(3) G 1166 B, D [= G 1163+1166]
(4) G 1172+62 A, B [= G 1162+1172]

(1) G 1111
G 1111 C: Removed chamber II blocking. Stones and dubsh. Body [35-5-6] head north. Body left for photo.

(2) G 1163 [= G 1163+1166]
G 1163 A: Lined with mud brick and dubsh. On north building gone. Total depth 2.4 meters. Sand, black debris, mud brick and dubsh. Chamber on north. Lined with mud brick and dubsh. It was roofed with stones. The roof gone now. No blocking. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1163 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh and mud brick above and rock below. Total depth 3 meters. Excavated before 2 meters. Sand and black debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1163 C: In shaft. Lined with dubsh and mud brick above. Total depth 3.5 meters. Limestone debris, black debris, stones and dubsh. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: skeleton [35-5-3]. Cleared. Drawing on page 48.

microfilm: end page 47

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
    05/10/1935; 05/11/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.