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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 14, 1938 (continued)

(2) G 2088 (continued)
G 2088 E: In shaft and chamber I and II. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of F, east of B and north of the chapel. Total depth 2.4 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh, pebble and red debris.
Chamber I: On north. Built of stones and roofed with slabs and bound with gypsum. No blocking. It is above chamber II.
Chamber II: On north. Built of rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2088 F: In shaft. It is lined with rubble to the beginning of rock and bound with gypsum. It is east of D and north of E. Total depth 2.4 meter. Limestone debris, rubble, pebble and red debris. Chamber on south. Blocked with rubble and bound with mud. Left for photo.

(3) G 2089
G 2089 B: Removed the body from the chamber. Not started in the shaft below chamber.

G 2089 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2089 E: 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
    04/14/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2088

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2089

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 5

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.