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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, February 18, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 6025 (continued)
G 6025 B: In shaft and in chamber I. Total depth 6 meters. Limestone debris, and dubsh. Chamber II. On west. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Chamber I cleared, and chamber II blocking left for photo.

G 6025 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with rubble, only on south one course of masonry and rock-cut below. It is south of A and D. Total depth 3 meters. Limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Unfinished chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 6025 D: In shaft. Lined above with dubsh and cut in rock below. It is west of A and south of E. Total depth 2.75 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 6025 E: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and rock-cut below. It is north of D and south of G. Down 2 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 6025 F: In shaft. Lined above with rubble only on north and south below the rubble is crude brick and rock-cut below. It is north of E and west of B. Total depth 2.5 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

Drawing of mastabas G 6024, G 6025, G 6026.

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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
    02/18/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 6021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6027

    • 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.