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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 349

Monday, June 22, 1936

work on
(1) G 2411 F
(2) G 2412 D
(3) G 2414
(4) G 2415 C, E, T, V
(5) G 2416 A, D
(6) G 2417 A
(7) G 2418

(1) G 2411
G 2411 F: Removed the chamber roof which is in shaft. It is lined with dubsh from north to south, stones, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north left in chamber for photo.

(2) G 2412
G 2412 D: In shaft. Total depth 4.45 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2414
On the top of the mastaba, on north. In exposing the remains of shafts it is east of G 2412, west of G 2413 and south of G 2415. Lined with stones, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and broken mud brick. Exposed shaft C, but not yet started in. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2415
G 2415 C: Removed the chamber blocking. It is lined with dubsh and bound with gypsum. Roofed with stones, mud brick and above the blocking some dubsh. Body, head on south, left for photo.

G 2415 E: Removed the chamber blocking. It is lined with dubsh and roofed with stones, two stones and mud bound. 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
    06/22/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 2374

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2413

    • 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

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.