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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, January 2, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2103 (continued)
G 2103 K. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2103 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick above, but only on west, the lining of G 2100 with stones and cut in red rock below. It is north of X and south of Z. Total depth 3.45 meters. Excavated before. Sand. Chamber on east. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

Monday, January 3, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2103 Z
(2) G 2104 A, B, C, D
(3) G 2120 Y

(1) G 2103
G 2103 Z: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick. On west the lining of G 2100, and cut in red rock below. It is north of Y. Total depth 2.55 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on east. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Break through the chambers of H and J. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2104
G 2104 A: In shaft. Lined with crude brick and cut in red rock below. It is west of B and east of C. Total depth 1.8 meters. Dirty debris, broken mud-brick and rubble. Chamber on north. Blocked with rubble and with traces of mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 2104 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick and cut in red rock below. It is east of A. Total depth 1.9 meters. Sand, dirty debris and pebble. Chamber on east. Cut in red rock, underneath the casing of the mastaba G 2120. No blocking. Cleared. 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
    01/02/1938; 01/03/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2104

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2120

    • 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.