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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 371

Sunday, July 19, 1936 (continued)

(1) G 2416 (continued)
G 2416 D: Drawing of the shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2418 (continued)
G 2418 V: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2424
In exposing the lining on east. It is west of G 2425. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Exposed three shafts and numbered, A, B, C, but not yet started in.

(4) G 2425
On the top of the mastaba: small mastaba lined with stones and partly destroyed. It is east of G 2424 and north of G 2426, limestone debris, dubsh, sand and black debris. Exposed three shafts A, X, Y, but not yet started in. Found in debris: fragment of limestone stela (inscribed, sunk relief), small fragment of potsherd with red signs, small well made alabaster fragment. The remains of shafts on east not yet exposed. Drawing on page 372.

microfilm: end page 371

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
    07/19/1936
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

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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.