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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, July 10, 1936 (continued)

(6) G 2422
East of this mastaba and north of G 2418. In order to expose and clear the mastabas in that place if there any, limestone debris, dubsh, sand and black debris. No mastabas nor shafts exposed in that place.

G 2422 E: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with dubsh and roofed with stones, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2422 X: Removed the chamber blocking. Lined with mud brick and roofed with stones. Roof gone. Stones, dubsh and mud bound and in chamber limestone debris, mud brick and bones. Cleared. Drawing.

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Saturday, July 11, 1936

work on
(1) G 2414 C
(2) G 2418 C, F, G, J
(3) G 2422 F

(1) G 2414
G 2414 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Found near the body: sandstone fragment with green copper. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2418
G 2418 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    07/10/1936; 07/11/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2414

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2422

    • Site Name Western 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.