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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, December 31, 1914

Work as yesterday, and clearing before G 4820. End of G 5210 now clear.
Began clearing hard debris out of street in front of G 4820 [ILLUSTRATION].
Appears to be largely dumpings from pits of G 4820 and G 4930.

In the evening dined with Australian general staff - Sir George Reid, General Birdwood, General Bridges and other officers.

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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
    12/31/1914
  • Mentioned on page
    General Birdwood
    General Bridges
    Sir George Reid
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4820

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4930

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • General Birdwood

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Reisner had dinner with Australian Army general staff.
  • General Bridges

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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.
  • Sir George Reid

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates