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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, September 24, 1937 (continued)

(1) G 2017 (continued)
G 2017 B: In shaft an chamber. Lined with crude brick above and dubsh underneath and rock cut below. It is north of A. Total depth 2.45 meters. Excavated before 1.75 meters. Sand and debris. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: complete pointed jar with round base. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2017 Y: In shaft. It is cut in rock. It is south of Z. Down 3 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft and not started in chamber.

G 2017 Z: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh above and rock cut below. It is north of Y. Total depth 3.2 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. A rock cut north-south coffin, with the lid displaced, empty, appears in the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

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Saturday, September 25, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2017 Y
(2) G 2020

(1) G 2017
G 2017 Y: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 3.49 meters. Drift sand. Cleared. Drawing.

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(2) G 2020
South and east this mastaba. Search for lining and shafts for drawing. Lined with dubsh surrounded with small masonry, only on south lined with dubsh. It is east of G 2017 and north of Doctor Junker's excavation, west of G 2100. Drift sand and limestone debris underneath. Exposed two shafts A and B. And not started in them. Drawing on page 515.

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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
    09/24/1937; 09/25/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2017

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.