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Saturday, June 6, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2421 (continued)
G 2421 D: In shaft and chamber. It is east of C and south of E. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Total depth 2.40 meters, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on east lined with dubsh and bound with mud with two big stones. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: bones [36-6-8]. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2421 E: In shaft. It is north of D, lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Total depth 2.30 meters, limestone debris and black debris. Chamber on east, blocked with dubsh. Blocking left for photo.

G 2421 X: In shaft and chamber. It is south of room a, and southeast of the serdab in which we found the statues. Lined with stones and mud brick below. Total depth 2.85 meters, limestone debris, black debris and stones. Chamber on north lined with mud brick and roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in shaft debris: small limestone fragment [36-6-9] (perhaps from the top part of the head of the big statue, we found before), small limestone fragment. Found in chamber debris: skull and some bones [36-6-11]. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2421 Y: In shaft and chamber. It is built inside room a on north. Lined with stone above and mud brick below. Total depth 3.20 meters, limestone debris, black debris, dubsh and stones thrown into the shaft and also some bones. Chamber on south lined with mud brick roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: skull and bones [36-6-12]. 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
    06/06/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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.