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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 16, 1937 (continued)

(2) G 2014
G 2014 F: Removed the body from chamber II and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2025
G 2025 X: In shaft. East of this mastaba, in the mud-brick chapel and west of Y. Lined with crude brick. Total depth 1.25 meters. Dirty debris and sand. Chamber on south. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 2025 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick. Built in the chapel east of this mastaba. It is east of X. Total depth 1.5 meters sand and dirty debris. Chamber on south. Lined with crude brick and roofed with stones. No blocking. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

(4) G 2025b
Crude brick mastaba. West of G 2019a and G 2018b and east of G 2025 chapel.

G 2025b A: In shaft. It is south of X. Cut in rock. Total depth 2.35 meters. pebble, red sand and white limestone debris. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh, left for photo.

G 2025b X: In shaft. It is north of A. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Total depth 1.4 meters. White limestone debris and pebble. Ended at rock. No chamber.

(5) G 2026
Dubsh mastaba. West of G 2018a, south of G 2025 chapel and east of G 2026a - b.

G 2026 A: In shaft and chamber. It is south of B and north of X. Lined with dubsh above and rock-cut below. Total depth 2.8 meters. Excavated before 1.6 meters. Sand and drift papers. Chamber on south. 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
    10/16/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2026

    • 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.