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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, October 7, 1937 (continued)

(3) G 2021a (continued)
Drawing of shaft G 2021a A

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G 2021a B: In shaft. It is north of A. Lined with dubsh above and rock-cut below. Total depth, 4.8 meters. Excavated before 3 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and stones and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

(4) G 2021b
This mastaba north of G 2020, east of G 2017 and south of G 2021a. Lined with dubsh and stones. With two shafts.

G 2021b A: In shaft and chamber. It is east of B. Lined with dubsh and partly destroyed on east and rock-cut below. Total depth 2.5 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2021b B: In shaft. It is west of A. Lined above with dubsh and stones and rock-cut below. Total depth 2.6 meters. Drift sand. Chamber in shaft on west. It was roofed with stones and roof now gone. Cleared. Open and empty. 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
    10/07/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2017

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2021

    • 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.