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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, June 20, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2417 (continued)
G 2417: Drawing of the mastaba and the work of today.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2417 A: In shaft. It is the first shaft on southeast. It is south of B and east of C. Lined with dubsh. Down 2.65 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 2417 B: In shaft. It is north of A and east of D. Lined with dubsh above and cut in rock below. Down 3.3.0 meters, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G 2417 C: In shaft. It is west of A and south of D. Lined with dubsh above and bound with mud. Down 2 meters, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris, broken mud brick and potsherds. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G 2417 D. In shaft. It is north of C and west of B. Lined with dubsh. Down 1.30 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 2417 X: In shaft. It is east of the street which is east of the mastaba. It is east of shaft A and B, lined with stones. Down 1.30 meters, limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds, black debris and sand. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

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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
    06/20/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2376

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2377

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2417

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • 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.