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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 16, 1937

Work on
(1) G 2432 X
(2) G 2433 A, B, C, D

(1) G 2432
G 2432 X: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 2.4 meters. Sand, stones. Cleared. Drawing.

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Inscribed drum (in relief) [37-4-6] found on top of mastaba. Sketch.

(2) G 2433
G 2433 A: In shaft and chamber. It is west of B and south of C. Lined with mud brick and some dubsh to the beginning of the rock. (Partly destroyed on north). Total depth 2.4 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and dirty debris. Chamber on north. Lined with mud brick and dubsh and roofed with stones (partly gone on north). No blocking. Chamber runs to north to shaft C. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2433 B: In shaft and chamber. It is east of A and south of D. Lined with stones and rock below. Total depth 3.4 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and stones. Chamber on east, cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: skull and scattered bones. 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
    04/16/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2432

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2433

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 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.