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Wednesday, January 20, 1915 (continued)
day 64

Work on
(1) street east of G 5030
(2) Street between G 5020 and G 5020 and G 5110

(1) East of G 5030
Street east of G 5030
[ILLUSTRATION] on this side a bank of coarse debris sloping from tops of G 5130 west over surface of hard debris.

(2) Between G 5020 and G 5110
Street between G 5020 and G 5110. Clearing out debris of sand and limestone fragments.

A party of Austrian war nurses came with Colonel Miles to look at the works, and then went to the house for tea.
I hear that Murray is out with a party of Sikhs marking artillery ranges along the Canal.

Thursday, January 21, 1915
day 65

Work on
(1) street between G 5020 and G 5110
(2) Street between G 5010 and G 5020
(3) Street between G 5030 and G 5130
(4) Pits and walls of G 5131, and trench along west side of G 5131

(1) Between G 5020 and G 5120
Finished clearing street between G 5020 and G 5120.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) Between G 5010 and G 5020
Started cleaning street between G 5010 and G 5020. Sand mixed with limestone fragments overlaying dark debris.

(3) Between G 5030 and G 5130
Finished clearing street between G 5030 and G 5130.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    01/20/1915; 01/21/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Colonel Miles
    Mr. Murray
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5131

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Colonel Miles

    • 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.
  • Mr. Murray

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Nubian dictionary