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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 387

Wednesday, August 26, 1936

work on
(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]

(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]
In front the door of the rock cut tomb of Prince "Khuwnera" [Khuenre]. The Khuwnera rock-cut tomb is southeast of the Third Pyramid, in order to expose the door and to clear the rock cut tomb for drawing. Drift sand in clearing the sand in front the door.

Thursday, August 27, 1936

work on
(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]

(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]
Outside and inside the rock-cut tomb. Sand, paper, and underneath sand, silt deposited by rain. The tomb not yet cleared.

Friday, August 28, 1936

work on
(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]

(1) G M.Q. No. 1 [= MQ 1]
In the rock cut tomb for clearing. Drift sand and underneath sand and silt deposited by rain. This tomb is inscribed on south and southeast in (relief), also two shafts inside the tomb. The big shaft is on north, inside the big shaft a granite coffin but not inscribed with lid.

The small shaft on south, full with sand. The rock cut tomb is cleared. But not started in shafts.

Drawing of the rock cut tomb on this page and on page 288.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 387

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
    08/26/1936; 08/27/1936; 08/28/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Khuenre (MQ 1)

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Khuenre (MQ 1)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of MQ 1. Son of Menkaure and Khamerernebty [II]. Appears in chapel relief, west wall (unnamed), east and south walls (depicted as young naked boy standing in front of his seated mother Khamerernebti on south wall), identified as [sA nswt smsw n Xt=f xrj-sStA n jt=f smr watj n jt=f] king's eldest son of his body, secretary of his father, sole companion of his father; in situ in Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 1 = MQ 137. Limestone seated scribe statue (13-1-560 = MFA 13.3140) inscribed for Khuenre; found in Menkaure quarry cemetery MQ 1 = MQ 137.

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.