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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, April 30, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2086 (continued)
G 2086 B: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with stones and roofed with stones. Dubsh and traces of mud. Body, head on north, and fragments of a very decayed wooden coffin, left for photo.

(2) G 2087
G 2087 A: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with stones and bound with gypsum. Roofed with stones. Dubsh and traces of mud. North-south built stone coffin without lid. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

G 2087 D: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with stones and bound with gypsum. Roofed with stones. Dubsh and traces of mud. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

(3) G 2088
G 2088 D: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2088 F: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2088 X: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2088b
G 2088b A: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with stones and roofed with stones. Dubsh and traces of mud. Body, head on north (broken), left for photo.

(5) G 2089
G 2089 B: In shaft. Below the first chamber. Total depth 1.6 meters. Dubsh, limestone debris and pebble. Ends at rock. No chamber found below the first 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
    04/30/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2087

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2089

    • 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.