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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 530

Tuesday, October 12, 1937
Day of rest.

Wednesday, October 13, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2018a B
(2) G 2018b A
(3) G 2019b B
(4) G 2021a B
(5) G 2021c A, B
(6) G 2027a A, B

(1) G 2018a
G 2018a B: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2018b
G 2018b A: Removed the coffin roof. Stones and mud bound. In the coffin body, head on north, left for photo.

(3) G 2019b
G 2019b B: In shaft. It is north of A. Cut in rock. Total depth 3.4 meters red sand and pebble. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with crude brick and partly destroyed from the upper part on south. North-south wooden coffin (broken). Blocking left for photo.

(4) G 2021a
G 2021a B: Removed the body from the chamber and also wooden headrest (broken and decayed). Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2021c
G 2021c A: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 530

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
    10/12/1937; 10/13/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2018a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.