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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 7, 1937 (continued)

(2) G 2392 (continued)
G 2392 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones and rubble. Small shaft west of D. Limestone debris, dubsh and dirty debris. Chamber on south. Lined with stones and rubble. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2392 D: In shaft. It is north of C and south of E. Lined with stones, dubsh and bound with mud above and rock below. Total depth 4.2 meters. Stones, dubsh and white limestone debris. Chamber on east, cut in rock. Blocked with two inscribed stones [37-5-100a, 37-5-100b] and dubsh (the two stones perhaps from a stela). In sunk relief. Blocking left for photo.

G 2392 E: In shaft. It is north of D and west of A. Lined with mud brick to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 1.75 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Chamber on north. Lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2392 F: In shaft and chamber. It is south of G and west of D. Lined with mud brick and dubsh to the beginning of the rock. Partly destroyed. Total depth 1.8 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on south. Lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2392 G: In shaft. It is north of F. Lined with mud brick above and rock below. Total depth 2.85 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, stones and dirty debris. Chamber on west, cut in rock. Blocked with two slabs bound with mud. Partly destroyed on south. Blocking left for photo.

(3) G 2393
G 2393 A: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 4.6 meters. Stones (in front [of] the chamber (break)). Limestone debris and rubble. Found in chamber debris. Bones. 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
    05/07/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Redienka (in G 2392)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2392

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2393

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Redienka (in G 2392)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone false door (37-5-100a, 37-5-100b) inscribed for Redienka, identified as [sAb sHD sSw sAb jmj-r sSw] juridicial inspector of scribes, juridicial overseer of scribes; found reused in G 2392 D.

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.