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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 42

Thursday, November 12, 1914 (continued)

Germans take Dixmude again and so bring Yser positions into danger. This Yser battle is becoming crucial in its character. The Germans are evidently reinforcing and making desperate efforts to break the allies.
First German spy shot in England - a Lieutenant Loby. Had American passports issued by Embassy in Berlin.

Friday, November 13, 1914

Bad southwest storm on.
Mr. and Mrs. N. de G. Davies.
On account of storm, obliged to shift work to street between 40 (G 5230) and 42 (G 5220).

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sand mixed with limestone chips, blocks of stone, etc. At x [circled] part of body of large limestone statue four-fifths size, also fragment of another. At x [squared] part of leg of large limestone statue four-fifths size.
In following the enclosing wall north at (4) on page 41, the later upper walls turns at west then north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 42

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
    11/12/1914; 11/13/1914
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Anna (Nina) de Garis Davies, British, 1881–1965
    Lieutenant Loby

Tombs and Monuments 6

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Anna (Nina) de Garis Davies

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1881–1965
    • Remarks née Cummings; Artist and copyist; wife of Norman de Garis Davies. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Lieutenant Loby

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks First German spy shot in England; had American passport