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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, February 7, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2110 (continued)
G 2110 T. Drawing of shaft.

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G 2110 V. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2110 U: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of V and north of W. Total depth 1.5 meters. Limestone debris, pebble, rubble and red debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock, underneath the casing of the mastaba. Blocked with rubble and crude brick with traces of mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 2110 W: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of U and north of X. Total depth 2.15 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, red debris and broken mud-brick. Traces of bones in the chamber. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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Tuesday, February 8, 1938
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 9, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2110 M, N, O, P, Q

(1) G 2110
G 2110 M: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is north of N, near the northwest corner of the mastaba. Total depth 2.25 meters. Red debris, pebble and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 615.

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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
    02/07/1938; 02/08/1938; 02/09/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • 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.