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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, January 7, 1938 (continued)

(2) G 2105 (continued)
G 2105 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and cut in bad rock below. It is north of D. Total depth 2.7 meters. Dirty debris, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2105 F: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick only on east one course of masonry and cut in bad rock below. It is west of B and south of G. Total depth 2.1 meters. Dirty debris, and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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Duwy Mahmoud left for Haifa Palestine to work for the Chicago University at Megiddo, under the direction of Mr. Gordon Loud.

Saturday, January 8, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2105 G, H, Z

(1) G 2105
G 2105 G: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and cut in bad rock below. It is north of F and east of C. Total depth 2.2 meters. Limestone debris and pebble. Chamber in shaft at the southeast. Cut in bad rock. Roof gone. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    01/07/1938; 01/08/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)
    Mr. Gordon Loud
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2105

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1933-1935. Son of Mahmoud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyit' (Head Reis 1926-1933) and nephew of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926).
  • 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.
  • Mr. Gordon Loud

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Chicago University excavation at Megiddo