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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 16, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2009 Z, U, V, W [= G 2013a & G 2026e]
(2) G 2014 F
(3) G 2025 X, Y
(4) G 2025b A, X
(5) G 2026 A, B, C, D, X
(6) G 2027b B

(1) G 2009
G 2009 Z = [G 2013a Z]: In shaft and chamber. It is north of G 2013 and west of U. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Total depth 1.5 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Roofed with stones. Only one stone from the roof gone. No blocking. In the chamber appears shaft O. Cut in rock. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2009 U [= G 2013a U]: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh. North of G 2013 and east of Z. Total depth 1.8 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Chamber on north. Lined with dubsh and roofed with stones. No blocking. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2009 V [= G 2026e V]: In shaft and chamber. It is west of W and south of G 2026d X. Lined with mud-brick above and rock-cut below. Only on south lined with rock above and rock-cut below. Total depth 2.8 meters. White limestone debris and pebbles. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Body, head on north left for photo.

G 2009 W [= G 2026e W]: In shaft and chamber. It is east of V. Lined with dubsh. On west lined with crude brick, and with stones on south. Total depth 1.7 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Chamber on north. Cut in rock. Only on north lined with dubsh. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    10/16/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2009

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2027

    • 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.