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Diary Transcription:

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Monday,October 13, 1913

Mr. O.G.S. Crawford arrived sent by Mr. Wellcome for instruction in methods of recording.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, October 14, 1913

Examining filling of G 4410:

[ILLUSTRATION]

Examined filling of G 4440 south end. On removing gravel there was visible a packed mass of irregularly laid rubble, yellow, white and gray limestone.

[ILLUSTRATION].

Examined long stone wall north of second pyramid:

[ILLUSTRATION]

Wednesday, October 15, 1913

Fisher's examination of II pyramid enclosing wall at northwest corner shows small rubble wall is not in line with long No.1 rubble wall.

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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
    10/13/1913; 10/14/1913; 10/15/1913
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    H. W. Wellcome
    Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford, British, 1886–1957

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4410

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4440

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

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.
  • 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.
  • H. W. Wellcome

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Sudan Expedition
  • Louis Caulton West

    • Type Author
    • 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.
  • Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1886–1957
    • Remarks Archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.