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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, July 9, 1936 (continued)

(3) East of G 2422
East of this mastaba and north of mastaba G 2418. In order to clear the place and to expose if there any mastabas or not. Limestone debris, dubsh, stones, sand and black debris. Mastabas not yet exposed.

Friday, July 10, 1936

work on
(1) G 2411 E, F, Z
(2) G 2412 E
(3) G 2414 C
(4) G 2415 C, E, T
(5) G 2418 C, F, G, I, J, V
(6) G 2422 E, X

(1) G 2411
G 2411 E: Removed the body (child) from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2411 F: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2411 Z: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2412
G 2412 E: Removed the body from the chamber. Total depth 1.50 meters. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2414
G 2414 C: Removed the chamber blocking, stones, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

(4) G 2415
G 2415 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[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
    07/09/1936; 07/10/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2414

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2422

    • 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.