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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, February 16, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 2054 (continued)
G 2054 B. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 6024 (continued)
G 6024 B: In shaft. Lined above with rubble on three sides and only on west with stones. It is north of A. Total depth 5.3 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and dirty debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with one stone and dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

Mahmoud Said and his family and the family of Mohammed Said arrived from Quft. Also Mustapha and Haddad [Hadad Adawi] arrived from Quft.

Thursday, February 17, 1938

Work on
(1) G 1203
(2) G 6025 A, B

(1) G 1203
Mr. W.S. Smith found on the top of the mastaba ten limestone fragments with quarry marks.

(2) G 6025
On the top of the mastaba. It is a stone mastaba, west of G 6021 south of G 6024 and north of G 6025 a. Exposed six shafts A, B, C, D, E, F.

G 6025 A: In shaft. Lined above with rubble and rock-cut below. It is east of D and south of B. Down 1.2 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 6025 B: In shaft. Lined above with rubble and rock-cut below. It is north of A and east of F. Down 2.7 meters. Sand, limestone debris, and dubsh. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft and not started in the chamber.

Friday, February 18, 1938

Work on
(1) G 6025 A, B, C, D, E, F

(1) G 6025
G 6025 A: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 3 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and stones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Unfinished chamber. Cleared. 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
    02/16/1938; 02/17/1938; 02/18/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Hadad Adawi
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
    Mustapha Abu el-Hamd (expedition photographer)
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1203

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2054

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 7

Modern People

  • Hadad Adawi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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.
  • Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Mustapha Abu el-Hamd (expedition photographer)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.