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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 344

Thursday, June 18, 1936 (continued)

(2) G 2417
On the top of the mastaba. It is north of G 2375, east of G 2415 and south of G 2418. Lined with stones and partly destroyed. Limestone debris, dubsh, black debris, sand and potsherds. Shafts not yet exposed.

(3) G 2421
G 2421 B: Removed the body from chamber II. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2421 E: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, June 19, 1936

work on
(1) G 2417

(1) G 2417
On the top of the mastaba and in the street which is north of it, between this mastaba and G 2418. In exposing the lining and the shafts, limestone debris, dubsh, potsherds and sand. Exposed some shafts, but the lining on east not yet exposed.

Saturday, June 20, 1936

work on
(1) G 2417 A, B, C, D, X

(1) G 2417
On the top of the mastaba, and in the street which is east of it. In exposing the lining and the rest of the shafts, limestone debris, dubsh, sand, black debris and potsherds. Exposed shafts A, B, C, D, X. Drawing on page 345.

microfilm: end page 344

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
    06/18/1936; 06/19/1936; 06/20/1936
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2417

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2418

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2421

    • 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.