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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, April 30, 1938 (continued)

(6) G 2115
G 2115 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick topped with one course of masonry and rock cut below. It is south of B and north of the chapel of G 2110. Total depth 2.55 meters. Limestone debris, pebble and dirty debris. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Body, head on west and around it fragments of decayed wooden coffin, left for photo.

G 2115 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick topped with one course of masonry and rock cut below. It is north of A and south of C. Total depth 2.8 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, pebble and dirty debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. It is underneath the lining of G 2110 on east. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2115 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is north of B and west of G 2110. Total depth 2.4 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east, cut in rock. 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
    04/30/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2115

    • 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.