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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 615

Wednesday, February 9, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2110 (continued)
G 2110 M. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2110 N: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of M and north of O. Total depth 2.1 meters. Red debris and pebble. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2110 O: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides and only on east with stones, and cut in bad rock below. It is south of north and north of P. Total depth 2.55 meters. Red debris and pebble. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2110 P: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 2.95 meters. Red debris, pebble and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 616.

G 2110 Q: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 2.7 meters. Red debris, dirty debris, limestone debris and pebble. Cleared. Drawing on page 616.

(2) G 5236
An inscribed limestone fragment from a stela [inscribed for Seshemnefer] [38-2-4] found on the top of the mastaba (in relief). Sketch of the inscription.

microfilm: end page 615

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
    02/09/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Seshemnefer (in G 5236)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5236

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer (in G 5236)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone false door (38-2-4a, 38-2-4b, 38-2-4c) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found displaced on top of G 5236.

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.