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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 7, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2013 B
(2) G 2392 A, B, C, D, E, F, G
(3) G 2393 A, B

(1) G 2013
G 2013 B: Total depth 3.8 meters. Removed the chamber blocking. Limestone debris. Rubble and sand in the chamber. Cleared. Empty. Drawing.

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(2) G 2392
G 2392 A: In shaft and chamber. It is south of B and east of E. Lined with stones above and rock below. Only on north between this shaft and shaft B. Lined with mud brick and rock below. Total depth 3.9 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and stones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Found in shaft debris: two inscribed limestone fragments (small, in relief). Drawing.

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G 2392 B: In shaft and chamber. It is north of A and east of F. Lined with mud brick above and rock below. Total depth 2.65 meters. Stones, limestone debris and dirty debris. In chamber bones and sand. Chamber on north. Lined and roofed with stones. Only on west cut in rock. 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
    05/07/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2392

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2393

    • 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.