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Friday, September 11, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2094 (continued)
G 2094 D: In shaft and chamber. It is north of A, west of B and south of E. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud to the beginning of the rock (red rock, bad). Total depth 2.07 meters, drift sand and underneath pebble and red debris. Chamber on south cut in rock (red rock) small chamber. Roofed with stones. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: bones. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2094 E: In shaft. It is west of C and north of D. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock (red rock, bad) and bound with gypsum. Total depth 2.30 meters, limestone debris, pebble and red debris. Chamber on west blocked with two stones and bound with gypsum. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

G 2094 X: In shaft. It is west of the lining of the mastaba, west of A and south of Y. Lined on east and south with stones, and with mud brick on west and north to the beginning of the bad red rock. Total depth 2 meters, drift sand, ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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Saturday, September 12, 1936

work on
(1) G 2094 Y, Z, U and the serdab
(2) G 2421
(3) G 2424 B

(1) G 2094
G 2094 Y: In shaft and chamber. It is north of X, south of Z and west of the mastaba G 2094. Lined with mud brick and cut in bad rock below. Total depth 2.55 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east underneath the foundation of G 2094 cut in bad red rock and small. No blocking. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing.

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G 2094 Z: In shaft and chamber. It is north of Y, south of U and west of G 2094 on south. Lined with stones on three sides, north, south and east. On west lined with mud brick and underneath cut in bad red rock, red debris and pebble. Chamber on east underneath the foundation of G 2094, small chamber cut in bad red rock. No blocking. On north broken into chamber U. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing on page 392.

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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
    09/11/1936; 09/12/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

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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.