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Friday, June 5, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2421 (continued)
Drawing of G 2421 A

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, June 6, 1936

work on
(1) G 2421 B, C, D, E, X, Y

(1) G 2421
G 2421 B: In shaft. Total depth 4.75 meters, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber II appears on east: cut in rock, blocked with two stones and some dubsh and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Chamber II blocking left for photo.

G 2421 C: In shaft and chamber. It is north of B and west of D. Lined with dubsh above and underneath one course of stone above the rock. Total depth 3.70 meters, sand above and underneath limestone debris and black debris. Chamber on north lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Roofed with stones. A coffin in the chamber lined with stones and dubsh without lid. No blocking. Found in debris: bones [36-6-7]. 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
    06/05/1936; 06/06/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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.