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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 395

Monday, September 21, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2427 (continued)
G 2427 B: In shaft. It is east of A, and west of C. It is in the middle of the mastaba. Small shaft lined with mud brick. Total depth 95 cm, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris Chamber on north lined and roofed with stones. No blocking. Body in the chamber (child), head on north, left for photo.

G 2427 C: In shaft. It is east of B, it is at the end of the mastaba on east. Small shaft lined with mud brick. Total depth 90 cm, limestone debris, dubsh, black debris. Chamber on east blocked with mud brick and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo. Drawing of the mastaba and shafts:

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2428
On the top of the mastaba. In exposing the remains of shafts, limestone debris, dubsh and black debris mixed together. The remains of the shafts not yet exposed.

(3) G 7152
One from the guards found on the top of the mastaba, copper arrow-head [36-9-7].

Tuesday, September 22, 1936
Day of rest.

microfilm: end page 395

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
    09/21/1936; 09/22/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2427

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2428

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 7152

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.