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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 14, 1937

Work on
(1) G 7712 A
(2) G 7713

(1) G 7712
In rock cut tomb. This rock cut tomb is south of G 7810 and north of G 7713. Limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Small rock cut tomb opens to east. Uncovered shaft A. Drawing of the rock cut tomb and shaft A.

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G 7712 A: In shaft and chamber, cut in rock. It is in the southwest corner of the room of the rock cut tomb. Total depth 2.1 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and red debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No block[ing]. On east the shaft is broken into a room of another rock cut tomb. Found in chamber debris. Wooden mummy mask. Drawing.

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(2) G 7713
In the rock cut tomb G 7713. This rock cut tomb is south of G 7712 and north to east of G 7714. Limestone debris, dubsh, dirty debris and some fragments of bones. Opens to south. Not yet cleared.

Drawing of G 7712, G 7713, G 7714.

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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
    05/14/1937
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7712

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7713

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7714

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7811

    • Site Name Eastern 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.