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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, July 10, 1936 (continued)

(4) G 2415 (continued)
G 2415 E: Removed the body from the chamber (the body is only drawn, and not photographed). Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2415 T: Removed the body from the chamber (the body which had the plaster mask). Found in debris underneath the body: cylinder beads, ring beads. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2418
G 2418 C: Removed the chamber blocking. Two stones and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2418 F: Removed the remains of the chamber blocking, dubsh. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2418 G: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with dubsh and roofed with stones, mud brick, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2418 I: Removed the body from the chamber and start in shaft. Total depth 3 meters, limestone debris, and dubsh. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2418 J: Removed chamber II roof, which is in shaft on east, limestone debris, stones and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2418 V: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with mud brick. Roofed with stones: stones, mud bound and dubsh. Body, head on north, left for photo.

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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
    07/10/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • 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.