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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, September 25, 1937 (continued)

(2) G 2020 (continued)
Drawing of G 2020.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, September 26, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2017 X
(2) G 2020 A, B

(1) G 2017
G 2017 X: In shaft. It is cut in rock. South of Y. Total depth 1.75 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with big and small masonry. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

(2) G 2020
G 2020 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud and rock cut below. It is south of B. Total depth 3.5 meters. Excavated before 2.5 meters. Sand and drift sand mixed with papers. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Only the doorjamb on north lined with dubsh and bound with gypsum. No blocking. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2020 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud and rock cut below. It is north of A. Total depth 3.4 meters. Excavated before 2.45 meters. Drift sand and papers. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. 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
    09/25/1937; 09/26/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2017

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2020

    • 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.