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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 422

Wednesday, November 18, 1936(continued)

(3) G 2426
G 2426 D: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones and dubsh. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

G 2426 X: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones and dubsh from the blocking and limestone debris and sand from the chamber. The chamber found full with debris.

(4) G 2428
G 2428 D: Removed the body from chamber II. Nothing found. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2428 Z: Removed the body from the chamber and also removed the decayed wooden headrest. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2461 [= G 2461']
G 2461 A: In shaft. Down 5.3 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Chamber on east, cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft and not started in chamber.

Thursday, November 19, 1936

Work on
(1) G 2426 X
(2) G 2429
(3) G 2461 A [= G 2461']

(1) G 2426
G 2426 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick. Roofed with stones. Some of the roofing stones fallen into the shaft. Total depth 2.7 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, sand and stones. Found in chamber debris: broken bones of a body. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION].

The body not photographed.

microfilm: end page 422

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
    11/18/1936; 11/19/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2426

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2428

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2429

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2461'

    • 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.