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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 6, 1938 (continued)

Drawing of mastaba G 2105 with shafts.

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Friday, January 7, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2104 E
(2) G 2105 C, D, E, F

(1) G 2104
G 2104 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and cut in bad rock below. It is north of B and south of G 2105 H. Total depth 1.9 meters. Sand, limestone debris and red debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock, underneath the casing of G 2120. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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(2) G 2105
G 2105 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick, only on west with stones of mastaba G 2100, and cut in bad rock below. It is north of B and south of D. Total depth 1.4 meters. Dirty debris, red debris and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2105 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and stone and cut in bad rock below. It is north of C and south of E. Total depth 2.35 meters. Dirty debris, pebble and dubsh. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock, and it is break on north through shaft E. 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
    01/06/1938; 01/07/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2104

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2105

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2130

    • 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.