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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 310

Monday, April 27, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2010 A2, X2
(2) G 2402b A
(3) G 2407 C
(4) G 2419

(1) G 2010
G 2010 A2: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2010 X2: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2402b
G 2402b A: Removed the coffin lid from chamber II, nothing appears only the body which appears yesterday and underneath silt deposited by rain. Body left for photo.

(3) G 2407
G 2407 C: Removed the body from the coffin which is in the chamber. Underneath the body, we found: faience cylinder beads and ___[?]. Beads left for photo. Drawing on page 311.

(4) G 2419
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the lining and the shafts. Limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds, sand and black debris and underneath native debris, sand, limestone debris, dubsh. In southeast exposed room, lined with stones (not inscribed and no stela), exposed some shafts in the mastaba, but they are not yet numbered.

microfilm: end page 310

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
    04/27/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2419

    • 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.