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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, January 14, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2042a (continued)
G 2042a C. Drawing of shaft.

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G 2042a D: In shaft. Lined with rubble above and rock-cut below it is north of C. Total depth 3.4 meters. Red debris and pebble. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with rubble and with traces of mud bound. Left for photo.

G 2042a X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry to the beginning of the rock. It is in the chapel of that mastaba on north. East of D. Total depth 1.75 meters. Sand and drift papers. Chamber on south. Built of stones and roofed with slabs, partly missing on south. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2042a Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble to the limestone filling of the mastaba. East of shaft G 2042b E and south of the southeast corner of G 2042a. Total depth 1.2 meters. Drift sand and silt deposited with rain. Chamber on west built of rubble, only on north the lining of the mastaba. Roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2042a Z: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the bad rock. It is east of the serdab. Total depth 1.32 meters. Limestone debris, pebble and red debris. Chamber in shaft. Roof gone. 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
    01/14/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2042

    • 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.