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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, February 9, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 1202 (continued)
Drawing of G 1202 Y.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1202 U: Lined with stones. Rock below. Total depth 2.45 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Ended at rock. No chamber.

G 1202 V: Lined with stones. Rock below. Down 2.6 meters. Sand. Chamber appears. On east cut in rock. No blocking. Found in shaft debris: fragments of wooden coffin [35-2-7]. Not reached the rock in shaft.

Sunday, February 10, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1202 V
(2) G 1356 A, B
(3) G 1357 A

(1) G 1202
G 1202 V: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 3.68 meters. Drift sand. Body [35-4-38] head on north. Left the body for photo.

(2) G 1356
G 1356 A: Lined with dubsh and bound with mud underneath two mud courses. Rock below. Down 1.85 meters. Sand, drift papers. Not reached the rock in shaft and chamber.

G 1356 B: Lined with dubsh bound with mud. Total depth 1.55 meters. Sand and drift papers. Chamber in shaft from north to south. Roofed with three stones. Left it for drawing and photo.

(3) G 1357
G 1357 A: Line with mud brick rock below. On west and north lined with mud above underneath two course of stones rock below. Sand, drift papers or (blown) and black debris. Total depth 3.7 meters. Excavated before 2.7 meters. Chamber on south cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    02/09/1935; 02/10/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 1202

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1357

    • 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.