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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 1, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 4610
G 4610 A: Floroff removed the dishes and the cups and the alabaster kohl pots. They are [35-4-1]: thirty-seven dishes and cups, two alabaster kohl pots, three alabaster ink pots. Drawing.

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Tuesday, April 2, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 3, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1209

(1) South of G 1209
On south of the mastaba. In the street. Drift sand, limestone debris and broken mud brick. Found in debris: alabaster [?] cup and dishes. Not reached the end of the building of the dubsh mastaba. Search for pits but we did not find.

Thursday, April 4, 1935

Work on
(1) G 1209
(2) G 1210 A, B, C, D
(3) G 2210
(4) G 1359 A

(1) South of G 1209
On south of the mastaba. In the street. Drift sand, limestone debris and broken mud brick. Exposed the end of the dubsh mastaba on east. No pits.

(2) G 1210
G 1210 A: Removed the body [35-4-6]. Nothing found. 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
    04/01/1935; 04/02/1935; 04/03/1935; 04/04/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Alexander Floroff
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1209

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1359

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Alexander Floroff

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Surveyor for expedition.
  • 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.