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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 38

Saturday, November 16, 1912 (continued)

[G 2374 (continued)]
[ILLUSTRATION]

the wall as built, and it will be necessary to clear away wall to get at the pit.

Work clearing north of G 2353 continues.
G 2353 B not yet finished. West got to work promptly on registration of pit, taking up where Wainwright left off. Fisher is instructing West.

Prof. and Mrs. V. Bissing and a friend and his pupil Dr. Kees visited the excavations.

Sunday, November 17, 1912

[ILLUSTRATION]

There appears to be a mud-brick structure of some size on this site,

microfilm: end page 38

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
    11/16/1912; 11/17/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Elizabeth von Bissing, 1875–1961
    Friedrich Wilhelm von Bissing, German, 1873–1956
    Gerald Averay Wainwright, British, 1879–1964
    Hermann Alexander Jakob Kees, German, 1886–1964
    Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2374

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2375

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2376

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2377

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

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.
  • Elizabeth von Bissing

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates 1875–1961
    • Remarks Wife of Egyptologist Friedrich Wilhelm von Bissing.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm von Bissing

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1873–1956
    • Remarks Freiherr von; Egyptologist. 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.
  • Gerald Averay Wainwright

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1879–1964
    • Remarks British Egyptologist and archaeologist. Assistant to Mr. Wellcome for Gebel-Moya expedition.
  • Hermann Alexander Jakob Kees

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1886–1964
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Bissing's pupil. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Louis Caulton West

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1882–1972
    • Remarks Worked on the MFA-Harvard expedition from 1912-1914 according to the preface of George A. Reisner's, "A History of the Giza Necropolis, Vol I." Harvard graduate, c.1912.