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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, August 20, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2092 (continued)
G 2092 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud to the beginning of the rock. It is north of A, the end of the mastaba on north. Total depth 3.40 meters, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris and sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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G 2092 C: In shaft. It is south of A, at the end of the mastaba on south. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.35 meters, limestone debris, dubsh and pebble. Ended at rock. No chamber.

(2) G 2093
G 2093 A: In shaft. Lined with stones, partly destroyed. South of the room of the mastaba, or it is southeast of the mastaba. It is the big shaft in the mastaba. Down 2.50 meters, drift sand. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G 2093 B: In shaft and chamber. It is northwest of A and south of C, west of the room. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud to the beginning of the rock, lining gone on south. Total depth 2.50 meters, drift sand, dubsh and some stones. Chamber on south cut in bad red rock mixed with pebble. On south bad rock and above the bad rock stones and dubsh. It was roofed with stones. Roof now gone. Only near the chamber door two roof stones remain. Cleared. Open and empty. 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
    08/20/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

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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.