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Friday, April 26, 1912 (continued)

Thus G 4341 appears to be part of the enlargement (casing) of G 4340. The debris between G 4240 and G 4340 is enlightening.


It is clear that the casing of G 4340 was removed and the pit cleared before the drift sand filled up the spaces.

Sent fourteen men to Girga.

Saturday, April 27, 1912

Work on G 4240 and G 4340.
Packing and photography.
Sent off fourteen men to Girga.
In the evening Mrs. Reisner, Fisher and myself dined with the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Urquhart at Mena House. There are only eight people in the hotel and the place looked deserted and lonely. It has been a very short season.

Sunday, April 28, 1912

At noon stopped work on cemetery G 4000 and ordered equipment gathered and stored, rails and wagons stacked, etc.

Finished packing and sent luggage to railroad to go tonight. Sent six men with receipt.

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  • 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
    04/26/1912; 04/27/1912; 04/28/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Mrs. Mary Reisner, American
    Rev. and Mrs. Urquhart
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

People 3

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. 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.
  • Mrs. Mary Reisner

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

Groups 1