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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, July 12, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2418 (continued)
G 2418 J: Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) East of G 2422
East of this mastaba and north of mastaba G 2418. In order to clear and exposed mastabas in that place, limestone debris, dubsh, sand and black debris. Mastabas not yet exposed.

Monday, July 13, 1936

work on
(1) G 2422
(2) G 4611 C

(1) East of G 2422
East of this mastaba in order to clear and expose shafts and mastabas in that place, limestone debris, dubsh, sand and black debris. Mastabas not yet exposed.

(2) G 4611
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the remains of shafts, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Exposed shaft C.

G 4611 C: In shaft. It is west of B, it is northwest of the mastaba. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 3.10 meters, sand, some dubsh and limestone debris. Chamber on north lined with dubsh and on north lined with stones. Roofed and blocked with stones, blocking partly destroyed on east. Blocking left for photo. Drawing of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, July 14, 1936
Day of rest.

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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
    07/12/1936; 07/13/1936; 07/14/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2422

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4710

    • 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.