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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 525

Friday, October 8, 1937 (continued)

Drawing of the mastabas in which the work resumed today.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, October 9, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2018a C, D
(2) G 2019a B
(3) G 2023 A, Y, Z, W, T
(4) G 2024 A, X, Y
(5) G 2027a A, X

(1) G 2018a
G 2018a C: Removed the body and the two pottery dishes from the chamber. Total depth 2.45 meters. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2018a D: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 525

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
    10/08/1937; 10/09/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2016

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2023

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2040

    • 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.