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Wednesday, December 15, 1937 (continued)

(3) G 6052 (continued)
G 6052 B: In shaft and chamber. It is lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of B. Total depth 2.25 meters. Drift sand. Chamber in the middle of shaft from north-south. It was roofed with stones. Partly destroyed on west, but on east the lining remains. Cleared.

Thursday, December 16, 1937

Work on
(1) G 6021 B, C
(2) G 6031 D, E
(3) G 6032 C
(4) G 6033 A, B, C
(5) G 6034 A, B, J
(6) G 6035 C, D, E, F, G, H
(7) G 6041 B, C
(8) G 6051 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K

(1) G 6021
G 6021 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of A and north of C. Total depth 1.6 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6021 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of B. Total depth 2 meters. Excavated before, 1 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(2) G 6031
G 6031 D: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of E and east of C. Total depth 1.6 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6031 E: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. It is east of D. Total depth 1.2 meters. Excavated before 70 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(3) G 6032
G 6032 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is north of B. Total depth 80 cm. Excavated before 40 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(4) G 6033
G 6033 A: In shaft. Lined with rubble above, and rock-cut below. It is west of B and north of D. Total depth 2.8 meters. Excavated before 1.6 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared.

G 6033 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is east of A and north of C. Total depth 85 cm. Excavated before 60 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6033 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of B and east of D. Total depth 65 cm. Excavated before 30 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(5) G 6034
G 6034 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is east of A. Total depth 2.3 meters. Excavated before 1.6 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6034 A: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of B. Total depth 1.2 meters. Excavated before 80 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6034 J: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is east of A. Total depth 3.55 meters. Excavated before 2.5 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(6) G 6035
G 6035 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is north of B and east of D. Total depth 1.7 meters. Excavated before 80 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6035 D: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of C and east of E. Total depth 1.85 meters. Excavated before 1.5 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6035 E: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of D and east of F. Total depth 1.55 meters. Excavated before 80 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6035 F: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of E and east of G. Total depth 1.35 meters. Excavated before 50 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6035 G: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is west of F and east of H. Total depth 1.33 meters. Excavated before 30 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6035 H: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. Only partly destroyed on west. Total depth 1.25 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

(7) G 6041
G 6041 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of A and north of C. Total depth 1.2 meters. Excavated before 70 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

G 6041 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. It is south of B and north of D. Total depth 93 cm. Excavated before 40 cm. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Type 7 X.

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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
    12/15/1937; 12/16/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 6021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6035

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6051

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6052

    • 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.