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Tuesday, December 14, 1915
day 46

Work confined to street east of G 4510.


Only a few stones of casing of G 4514 remain in place.

Skirmish at west of Marsa Matruh.
Killed: thirty-five
Prisoners: seven (twenty-one actually brought in)
Wounded: fifty (?)
Killed: sixteen
Wounded: sixteen
Very unsatisfactory result.

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4514

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 1

Modern People

  • 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.