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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, May 31, 1937 (continued)

(3) G 2392 (continued)
Drawing of G 2392 D and sketch of the inscribed stones [37-5-100a, 37-5-100b].

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G 2392 E: Removed the body from the chamber. Empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2392 G: Removed the chamber blocking. Two stones, one of them inscribed (in relief) with traces of red and blue. In chamber limestone debris and dirty debris. Drawing and sketch of the inscribed stones.

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(4) G 2394
G 2394 A: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones, dubsh and limestone debris. Inside chamber limestone debris and dubsh. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

(5) G 2396
G 2396 B: Removed the reed mat which was covered[ing] the body (badly decayed).

(6) G 2397
G 2397 B: Removed the chamber blocking and started in chamber. Dubsh and in chamber limestone debris. Found in debris in chamber: fragments of skeleton. 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
    05/31/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2392

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2394

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2396

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2397

    • 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.