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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 5, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 7524 (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 7524 D.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Wednesday, December 9, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560

(1) G 7560
On the top of the mastaba on north. Search for shafts. Limestone debris and dubsh. Exposed shaft A. It is on north of the mastaba. Not yet started in shaft.

Thursday, December 10, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560 A

(1) G 7560
On the top of the mastaba on north. Around shaft A. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. The debris around A is cleared.

G 7560 A: In shaft. It is on north of the mastaba. Lined with stones above and rock below. Down 1.5 meters. Limestone debris, stones and sand. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

Friday, December 11, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560 A

(1) G 7560
G 7560 A: In shaft. Down 5.5 meters. Limestone debris, sand and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

Saturday, December 12, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560 A

(1) G 7560
G 7560 A: In shaft. Down 7.5 meters. Sand, limestone debris, dubsh and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

Sunday, December 13, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560 A

(1) G 7560
G 7560 A: In shaft. Total depth 10.55 meters. Sand, dubsh and stones, ended at rock. No chamber.

Monday, December 14, 1936
Day of rest because of the "WAKFA".

Tuesday, December 15, 1936
Day of rest as usual and for the "BAIRAM" (EL EID).

Wednesday, December 16, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560

(1) G 7560
On the top of the mastaba on south. Search for shaft B. Limestone debris, dubsh and stones. Exposed shaft B.

Thursday, December 17, 1936

Work on
(1) G 7560 B

(1) G 7560
On the top of the mastaba on south, around shaft B. Limestone debris, dubsh and stones.

G 7560 B: In shaft. It is south of the mastaba, south of A. Lined with stones above. Down 50 cm. Limestone debris and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

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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
    12/05/1936; 12/09/1936 through 12/17/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7560

    • 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.