- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Friday, December 18, 1914 (continued)
midnight last night and the suzereignty of Turkey was terminated by royal British proclamation. Hussein Kamel Pasha will be made Sultan tomorrow.
Saturday, December 19
(1) in passage G 5413 A
(2) debris between G 5110 and G 5210
(3) G 5220
(4) pits G 5222 A, G 5223 A and on G 5321 A
(5) sand around G 4940
(3) G 5220
G 5220 [ILLUSTRATION]
Pit C is like A unfinished. The serdab contained only debris.
Sultan Hussein Kamel Pasha was proclaimed and a new flag hoisted.
Sunday, December 20, 1914
Work as yesterday.
The sloping passage of G 5413 A seems never to have been finished. The rock is very bad and the lower part was full of clean red gravel. Never used.
Pit C in G 5220 unused.
Pit A in G 5222 unused.
Pit A in G 5321 plundered.
Great reception in Cairo for the Sultan.
Monday, December 21, 1914
Day of rest for men.
In the afternoon Edgar came to tell me that he received orders to dismiss the guards at Tell Amarna etc. as the German-Austrian concessions were cancelled on December 2 (9?). As I understand from Sir M. Macdonald that no decision had been reached, I asked Edgar to wait over and go with me tomorrow to see Sir M.M. which he readily consented to do.
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