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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 17, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1174 (continuded)
Drawing of G 1174 D.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1201
G 1201 X: In chamber and shaft. Lined with stones on three sides north, south, west on east lined with mud underneath the stones and bound with gypsum On north some of the building gone. Total depth 2.65 meters. Drift sand, dubsh, mud, stones and some potsherds. Chamber on south lined with mud and some dubsh and bound with white wash. It was roofed with stones, because we found some of the roofing stones. Chamber not cleared.

(3) G 1411
G 1411 D: In chamber. Sand, black debris and limestone debris. Cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, February 18, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1201 X, Y, Z

(1) G 1201
G 1201 X: In chamber. Drift sand, mud, stones and dubsh. Cleared it. 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
    02/17/1935; 02/18/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1174

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1201

    • 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.