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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 27, 1938 (continued)

(2) West of G 2110
West of this mastaba, on north on the northwest corner. Search for new shafts and mastabas in that place. Sand, limestone debris, dubsh, dirty debris and potsherds. West of this mastaba appears a crude brick mastaba, north of G 2051, with two niches on east side. In front the southern niche we found that inscribed offering basin mentioned before. Not numbered yet and the shafts not exposed yet.

Friday, January 28, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2051

(1) G 2051
In exposing the lining of the mastaba on west and the northwest corner for drawing. Sand, limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Exposed the lining on west.
We numbered the mastabas from G 2051 to G 2054 and lettered the shafts. Drawing of the mastabas.

[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
    01/27/1938; 01/28/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2051

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2052

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2053

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2054

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2110

    • 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.