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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, May 9, 1937 (continued)

(1) G 7854 (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 7854 B

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G 7854 C: In shaft and chamber. Cut in rock. It is north of B and west of F and G. Total depth 1.6 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Chamber on north, cut in rock. No blocking. Broken into shaft __[?] north of the rock cut tomb. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7854 D: In shaft and chamber. Cut in rock. It is east of A and south of E. Total depth 1.1 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Chamber on south, cut in rock. No blocking. On west broken into chamber of shaft A. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7854 E: In shaft and chamber. Cut in rock. It is north of D, east of B and south of E. Total depth 2.55 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Chamber on east. 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
    05/09/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7854

    • Site Name Eastern 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.