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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 537

Sunday, October 17, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2009 U, V [= G 2013a & G 2026e]
(2) G 2025 C, X, Y
(3) G 2025b A
(4) G 2026 B, C
(5) G 2026a A
(6) G 2026b A

(1) G 2009
G 2009 U [= G 2013a U]: Removed the body from the chamber. Underneath the body appears shaft P. Not started in P. Shaft U cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2009 V [= G 2026e V]: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2025
G 2025 C: Removed chamber II blocking. Dubsh, mud bound and in chamber dirty debris and sand. Body, head on west. Left for photo.

G 2025 X: Removed chamber blocking. It is lined with dubsh on west and with crude brick on east. Stone, dubsh, broken mud-brick and mud bound. In chamber broken mud-brick and dubsh. Body, head on north (bones broken), left for photo.

G 2025 Y: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2025b
G 2025b A: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh. Body, head on north, left for photo.

(4) G 2026
G 2026 B: Removed the chamber roof which was in shaft. Stones, dubsh, mud bound, underneath sand and dirty debris. Body, head on north, left for photo.

microfilm: end page 537

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
    10/17/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2026

    • 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.