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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, June 14, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2416 (continued)
G 2416: Drawing of the mastaba G 2416 and G 2415.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, June 15, 1936

work on
(1) G 2416 A, B, C, D and room a

(1) G 2416
G 2416 A: In shaft. It is south of B and east of C. Lined with dubsh above. Down 3 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G [2416] B: In shaft and chamber I. It is north of A and east of D. Lined with dubsh above. Down 2.75 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber I on north: lined with dubsh and bound with mud, roofed with stones. No blocking. Chamber I cleared. Open and empty.

G 2416 C: In shaft. It is west of A and south of D. Lined with dubsh above. Down 1.20 meters, drift sand. Not reached the rock in shaft, not reached the chamber.

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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
    06/14/1936; 06/15/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2414

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2416

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2417

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • 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.