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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 37

Saturday, December 27, 1913 (continued)

removed from street between G 4740 and G 4640; G 4740 - G 4730.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, December 28, 1913

Work continued as yesterday.

Monday, December 29, 1913

Men's day off.
Showed a Dr. Zimmerman from Syracuse N.Y. the works.

Tuesday, December 30, 1913

Work continued as before. No trace of another pit found in G 4730.

Said Mahfud arrived.
Forty lengths straight rail arrived for excavations.

Wednesday, December 31, 1913

Worked as before on sand and debris in streets progressing to between G 4640 and G 4630, and a little to the westward:

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 37

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
    12/27/1913; 12/28/1913; 12/29/1913; 12/30/1913; 12/31/1913
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dr. Zimmerman
    Said Mahfud

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4630

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4640

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4730

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4740

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Dr. Zimmerman

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Visitor from Syracuse University
  • 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.
  • Said Mahfud

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates