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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, December 23, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2100
(2) G 6042 L
(3) G 6043 E, G, H, I

(1) East of G 2100
East of this mastaba. In street between it and G 2120. In exposing the small mastabas and shaft in the street between these two mastabas. Stones, rubble, limestone debris, sand and dirty debris. Nothing exposed yet.

(2) G 6042
G 6042 L: Removed the body (child) from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 6043
G 6043 E: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6043 G: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6043 H: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 6043 I: Removed the body (small child) from the chamber. 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
    12/23/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6042

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 6043

    • 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.