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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, December 5, 1915 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, December 6, 1915

Day of rest for men.

Telegram from Bates requested Dunham earliest moment to take over work at Gamai.

Tuesday, December 7, 1915
day 40

Work on
(1) G 4714 A
(2) south end of street east of G 4710
(3) G 4712 A
(4) south of G 4611

(1) G 4714
Work continued on pit G 4714 A in sand to a depth of about 5 meters then .5 meters of coarse debris then sand again.

(2) East of G 4710
Cleared southern part of street east of G 4710, exposing southern part of exterior chapel to G 4710, and the north face of G 4714 from the west side of G 4811 to the northwest corner of G 4714. G 4811 is built against the north face of G 4714 and hence is later. In the angle between G 4811 and G 4714

microfilm: end page 57

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
    12/05/1915; 12/06/1915; 12/07/1915
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Oric Bates

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 4611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4613

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4710

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4712

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 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.
  • Oric Bates

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates