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Tuesday, July 26, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, July 27, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 24.3 meters, rakash, dubsh, and little sand.

Thursday, July 28, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 24.6 meters, dubsh, salat and sand.

Friday, July 29, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 25.08 meters, rakash, dubsh, salat and sand.

Saturday, July 30, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 25.5 meters, rakash, dubsh, salat and sand.

Sunday, July 31, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 25.8 meters, rakash, dubsh, salat and sand. At 25.6 meters.

Monday, August 1, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 26 meters.

Tuesday, August 2, 1932
Day of rest.
Arrived from village: Salem Hassan, son Moh. Salem, Atito Mahmud, brother Ahmed Mahmud, Dahi Ahmed, Mahmud Ali, Ahmed ed Dongi.
Duwey Mahmud went to village.

Wednesday, August 3, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 26.3 meters, rakash, dubsh, salat and sand.

Mrs. and Miss Reisner and Bill S. Smith arrived at Port Said by S.S. Orousay (Orient Line) at eight o'clock, Cairo 4:15 p.m., camp 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, August 4, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Bottom on pit S at 26.6 meters.

Abd el Kerim.

Friday, August 5, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Mohamedani photographed first row of door blocking stones.

Telegraphed for: Alam Gad el Kerim

Saturday, August 6, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: Burial chamber blocked by two rows of door blocking stones but not in original position. First row drawn by H. Handrick. Three of the four stones with one quarry mark each in black and one with one red and an black one.

Sunday, August 7, 1932
G 2210
G 2210 A: H. Handrick ordered inscribed stones of first row to be brought up.

Mursi [Mursi Hassan], Mustafa, Bishir [Bashir el-Adjemi], Deoni, Abd es Salam Abd el Salif [Abd-el-Salem Abd-el-Latif], Ahmed Abdalla Sulieman, Rifai Abd el Azim left for Quft. Arrived from village: Alam Gad el Kerim.

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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
    07/26/1932 through 08/07/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Abd-el-Kerim
    Abd-el-Salam Abd-el-Latif
    Ahmed Abdalla Sulieman
    Ahmed Mahmud el-Nahi
    Ahmed el-Dongi
    Alam Gad el-Kerim
    Attito Mahmud el-Nahi
    Bashir el-Adjemi
    Dahi Ahmed (expedition photographer)
    Hansmartin Handrick
    Mahmoud Ali
    Miss Mary Reisner, American, 1902–1963
    Mohamed Salem
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
    Mrs. Mary Reisner, American
    Mursi Hassan
    Mustapha Abu el-Hamd (expedition photographer)
    Rifai Abd-el-Azim
    Salem Hassan (expedition cook)
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 21

Modern People

  • Abd-el-Kerim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.
  • Abd-el-Salam Abd-el-Latif

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.
  • Ahmed Abdalla Sulieman

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Ahmed Mahmud el-Nahi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Brother of Atito Mahmud el-Nahi.
  • Ahmed el-Dongi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Alam Gad el-Kerim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Attito Mahmud el-Nahi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Brother of Ahmed Mahmud el-Nahi.
  • Bashir el-Adjemi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Dahi Ahmed (expedition photographer)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photograher.
  • Hansmartin Handrick

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mahmoud Ali

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Miss Mary Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1902–1963
    • Remarks Daughter of George and Mary Reisner
  • Mohamed Salem

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Son of Salem Hassan (Expedition cook).
  • Mohammedani Ibrahim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer.
  • Mrs. Mary Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American
    • Remarks Wife of Dr. George Reisner, mother of Miss Mary Reisner.
  • Mursi Hassan

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mustapha Abu el-Hamd (expedition photographer)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."
  • Rifai Abd-el-Azim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.
  • Salem Hassan (expedition cook)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition cook. Father of Mohamed Salem.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.