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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 587

Saturday, January 1, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 2104 (continued)
G 2104 C. Drawing of shaft.

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G 2104 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick on three sides and on west with stones of G 2100 X and cut in red rock below. It is north of C and south of G
2105 A. Total depth 1.5 meters. Dirty debris, sand and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Cut in red rock. Below G 2100. Break through shaft C on south. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, January 2, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2103 J, K, Y

(1) G 2103
G 2103 J: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick, and cut in red rock below. It is north west of I and west of G 2120 Y. Total depth 3.2 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, sand, dirty debris and red debris. Chamber on south. Cut in red rock (bed rock) and break through the chambers of H and Z. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2103 K: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick and underneath it one course of masonry. Only on west the lining of G 2100. Rock-cut below. It is south of G 2104 C. Total depth 2.25 meters. Sand, stones, rubble, dirty debris, broken mud-brick and traces of bones. Chamber on east. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 588.

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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
    01/01/1938; 01/02/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2104

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2105

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2120

    • 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.