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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 331

Saturday, May 23, 1936

work on
(1) G 2415
(2) G 2420 F, Y, Z
(3) G 2421

(1) G 2415
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing lining and shafts: sand, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Found in debris: seventeen bivalve shell, fragment from face and head of a small ushabti. Exposed some shafts and lining on north.

(2) G 2420
G 2420 F: Removed the body [36-5-63] from the chamber. Found east of the body: green and black glazed faience cylinder beads [36-5-61], white and green glazed faience ring beads [36-5-62]. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2420 Y: Removed the body [36-5-64] from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2420 Z: Removed the body [36-5-65] from the chamber. 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
    05/23/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2420

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2421

    • 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.