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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, January 11, 1938
Day of rest.

Wednesday, January 12, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2043
(2) G 2104 A
(3) G 2120 Y

(1) G 2043
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the lining and the shafts of it. It is a stone mastaba, east of G 2000, north of G 2042a and west of G 2045b. Limestone debris, rubble, pebble mixed with red debris and stones. Exposed the lining and the shafts. We numbered them but not started in them.
Drawing of mastabas, G 2042 and G 2043.

[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
    01/11/1938; 01/12/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2042

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2043

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2045

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2104

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

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.