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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 482

Sunday, May 30, 1937(continued)

(2) G 7714 (continued)
Drawing of G 7714 X and chambers.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, May 31, 1937

Work on
(1) G 1366 A
(2) G 2013 D
(3) G 2392 D, E, G
(4) G 2394 A
(5) G 2396 B
(6) G 2397 B, D

(1) G 1366
G 1366 A: Removed chamber II blocking. Rubble, mud bound and white limestone debris underneath. Body, head on north and his head resting on a small piece of stone. Left for photo.

(2) G 2013
G 2013 D: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh. Body, head on northeast and his head resting on a small piece of stone. Also in the chamber on southeast: model offering dish (pottery) full of debris. Body and dish left for photo.

(3) G 2392
G 2392 D: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh, two fragments of inscribed limestone stela [37-5-100a, 37-5-100b] (decayed) and white limestone debris underneath. In chamber. White limestone debris, dubsh and bones. Removed the two inscribed fragments to the camp. Drawing on page 483.

microfilm: end page 482

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
    05/30/1937; 05/31/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 1366

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2392

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2394

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2396

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2397

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 7713

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7714

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7716

    • Site Name Eastern 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.