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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, October 13, 1937 (continued)

(5) G 2021c (continued)
G 2021c B: Removed the remains of the bones from the chamber. These bones unphotographed. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 2027a
G 2027a A: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh. Rock-cut coffin without lid and inside the coffin, body, head on north. Body, left for photo

G 2027a B: Removed the chamber blocking. Dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

Mrs. Reisner and Mary arrived from Switzerland and Italy at 6.15 p.m.
Mahmoud Ali and Ahmed Mahmoud arrived from Quft at 7.15 a.m.

Thursday, October 14, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2011
(2) G 2024 A
(3) G 2025

(1) East of G 2011
East of this mastaba. North of G 2013. In exposing mastabas and shafts in this place for drawing. Limestone debris, dubsh, sand, broken mud-brick and dirty debris. Exposed shafts and mastabas in this place but not yet numbered.

(2) G 2024
G 2024 A: Removed the coffin lid from the chamber (two stones, one big and the other small). Inside the coffin, body, head on north, left for photo.

(3) G 2025
This mastaba west of G 2019a. Lined with dubsh. Three shafts, A, B, C. In clearing east of this mastaba. Limestone debris, dubsh, broken mud-brick and dirty debris. East of this mastaba appears a crude brick chapel, with serdab on south (roof gone), and also exposed some shafts but not yet numbered and not started in them.

Friday, October 15, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2018b A
(2) G 2019b B
(3) G 2024 A, Y
(4) G 2025 A, B, C
(5) G 2027a A, B
(6) G 2027b B

(1) G 2018b
G 2018b A: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2019b
G 2019b B: Removed the remains of the blocking. Mud-brick. The broken wooden coffin left in chamber for photo.

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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
    10/13/1937; 10/14/1937; 10/15/1937
  • Mentioned on page
    Ahmed Mahmud el-Nahi
    Mahmoud Ali
    Miss Mary Reisner, American, 1902–1963
    Mrs. Mary Reisner, American
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2024

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 6

Modern People

  • Ahmed Mahmud el-Nahi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Brother of Atito Mahmud el-Nahi.
  • Mahmoud Ali

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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.
  • Miss Mary Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1902–1963
    • Remarks Daughter of George and Mary Reisner
  • 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.
  • Mrs. Mary Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American
    • Remarks Wife of Dr. George Reisner, mother of Miss Mary Reisner.