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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 16, 1937 (continued)

(5) G 2026 (continued)
G 2026 B: In shaft. It is north of A and south of C. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud above and rock-cut below. Down 2.55 meters. Limestone debris, pebble and potsherds. Chamber in shaft on west roofed with stones, dubsh and bound with mud. Found in shaft debris. Four complete jars ? (pottery). Chamber roof left for photo.

G 2026 C: In shaft. It is north of B and south of D. Lined with dubsh. Down 1.17 meters. Limestone debris and potsherds. East-west chamber in shaft. Roofed with stones and bound with mud. Left for photo.

G 2026 D: In shaft. It is north of C. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud. Only on north lined with crude brick. Total depth 2.22 meters. Limestone debris, pebble and red debris. Chamber on north. Blocked with dubsh, left for photo.

G 2026 X: In shaft and chamber. It is south of A. Lined with dubsh and stones and rock-cut below. Total depth 1.45 meters. Sand and drift papers. Chamber on east. Lined with dubsh. Roofed with stones, only one stone missing. Cleared. Drawing.

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(6) G 2027b
G 2027b B: Removed the child bones and removed the chamber which was built in shaft, and started underneath this chamber. White limestone debris, broken mud-brick. Chamber II appears on west. Blocked with dubsh. Blocking left for photo. Drawing of the mastabas in which work resumed today. Hans and Mohammed Said in chamber of G 2019b A to draw the fragments from the wooden coffin. After drawing we removed the fragments to the Camp.

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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
    10/16/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Hansmartin Handrick

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2013

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2018b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2019b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2025

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2027

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Hansmartin Handrick

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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.