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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 357

Wednesday, July 1, 1936

work on
(1) G 1203
(2) G 2418

(1) G 1203
On the top of the mastaba, on south. South of shaft A, search for shaft B. Dubsh. limestone debris and sand. It is not yet cleared to us if there any other shaft or not.

(2) G 2418
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the lining and shafts. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Exposed some shafts.

Duwey arrived from Quft.

Thursday, July 2, 1936

work on
(1) G 1203

(1) G 1203
On the top of the mastaba, on south. Searching for shaft B: Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Not yet exposed if there is another shaft to the mastaba or not.

Friday, July 3, 1936

work on
(1) G 1203

(1) G 1203
On the top of the mastaba on south. Searching for shaft B: Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Nothing exposed.

Saturday, July 4, 1936

work on
(1) G 1203

(1) G 1203
On the top of the mastaba on south. Searching for shaft B: Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Reached the rock and exposed that there is no other shaft.

Sunday, July 5, 1936

work on
(1) G 2418
(2) G 2423

(1) G 2418
On the top of the mastaba. To exposed the remains of shafts, limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Exposed the whole shafts of the mastaba today: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, U, V, X, Y, Z. Not yet started in. Drawing of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    07/01/1936; 07/02/1936; 07/03/1936; 07/04/1936; 07/05/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1203

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2416

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2422

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2423

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1933-1935. Son of Mahmoud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyit' (Head Reis 1926-1933) and nephew of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926).
  • 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.