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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 346

Sunday, June 21, 1936

work on
(1) G 2411 E, F, U, W, Z
(2) G 2412 C, D, E
(3) G 2417 A, B, C, D, X

(1) G 2411
Start in the new shafts in the mastaba. Drawing of the mastaba and mastaba G 2412.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2411 E: In shaft. It is north of D and west of F and Z, small shaft lined with dubsh. Total depth 1 meter. Chamber in shaft roofed in the beginning of the shaft with two stones and bound with mud. After removing the two roof stones appears the body with broken skull, left for photo.

G 2411 F: In shaft. It is north of C and south of Z. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Down 1.65 meters, limestone debris and dubsh. Appear in shaft the chamber roof with stones, dubsh and bound with mud. Chamber roof left for photo. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 2411 U: In shaft and chamber. It is north of X and south of W. Lined with dubsh and stones above and mud brick below. Total depth 1.67 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on north lined with mud brick. Roof gone. No blocking. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    06/21/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2417

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2420

    • 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.