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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 30, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2402b (continued)
G 2402b A. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2419
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the shafts on south, and in exposing the lining on north, west and east. Limestone debris, dubsh, sand, potsherds and black debris, and underneath limestone debris, dubsh, black debris. Exposed shafts and lining on west and north.
On east appears a lining of a new mastaba. Lined with stones. The mastaba is G 2420. Found in debris on the top of the mastaba: a small fragment from limestone statue perhaps (hand), length is about 6 cm.
Not yet started in shafts. The street which is east of the mastaba between this mastaba and G 2420 not yet cleared.

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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
    04/30/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2402

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2419

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2420

    • 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.