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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, May 6, 1937 (continued)

(2) G 2393 (continued)
G 2393 D: In shaft and chamber, it is north of C, south of E and east of G 2396 A. Lined above with mud brick and stones and dubsh to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 1.9 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and dirty debris. Chamber on west. Lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2393 E: In shaft and chamber. It is north of D. Lined with stones to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 1.8 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, black debris and bones. Chamber on west. Lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2393 F: In shaft and chamber. It is north of A. Lined with mud brick to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 2.2 meters. Limestone debris, rubble, dirty debris and potsherds. Chamber on south. Lined with mud brick. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in shaft debris. Potsherds. Found in chamber debris. Scattered bones of a body. Drawing.

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G 2393 G: In shaft and chamber. It is east of A. Lined with rubble and bound with ud. Partly destroyed on north and east sides. Total depth 1.4 meters. Limestone debris, dirty debris, potsherds and bones. Chamber on south. Lined with mud brick and little rubble. Roofed with stones. 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
    05/06/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2393

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2396

    • 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.