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Diary Transcription:

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February 7, Monday, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2110 P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W

(1) G 2110
G 2110 P: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick on three sides, only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of D and north of Q. Down 1.8 meters. Red debris, dirty debris, dirty debris and pebble. Not reached the rock in shaft, and not reached the chamber.

G 2110 Q: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick on three sides, only with stones on east and cut in bad rock below. It is south of P and north of R. Down 2.3 meters. Red debris, dirty debris, and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft and not started in the chamber.

G 2110 R: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick above on three sides, only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of Q and north of S. Total depth 2.65 meters. Red debris, dirty debris, pebble and broken mud-brick and in the chamber fragments of bones. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Found in shaft debris. Inscribed offering basin (in sunk relief). Drawing.

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G 2110 S: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides, only on east with stones and cut in bad rock below. It is south of R and north of T. Total depth 2.45 meters. Red debris, pebble and bones in the chamber. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock, underneath the casing of the mastaba. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2110 T: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and with stones on east, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of S and north of V. Total depth 1.8 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, and red debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock, underneath the casing of the mastaba. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 614.

G 2110 V: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides only on east with stones and cut in bad rock below. It is south of T and north of U. Total depth 2.2 meters. Red debris, pebble and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 614.

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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
    02/07/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2110

    • 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.