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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 21, 1912 (continued)

said that the Italian concession belong to me.
I returned to the Pyramids on 12 o'clock omnibus.
In the afternoon there came a swarm of visitors, Mrs. Poynter and Mrs. Pontefidin (wife of the Russian Consul General in Constantinople; she has lived long in Persia and offered us letters to the Russian officers and others in Persia) and others, Mr. Trelawny and party, Daninos Pasha, Professor and Mrs. Griffith, Miss Hall and Miss Roland (who are going out to join Seager in Crete) and Sir Rider Haggard and family.

Friday, March 22, 1912

G 2190 pit B is clear and resembles pit A in form but is cut in better rock and more regularly.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Having built a footbridge from G 2200 [= G 5080] to G 2190, we trenched southwards along the top of G 2200 [= G 5080] and soon came to a pit (A) filled with sand.

Lepsius 23 [= G 2000]. Have reached the chamber only to find it open and plundered. In the chamber are some pieces of wood, a skeleton

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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
    03/21/1912; 03/22/1912
  • Mentioned on page
    Daninos (Pasha)
    Francis Llewelyn Griffith
    Miss Hall
    Miss Roland
    Mr. Trelawny
    Mrs. Pontefidin
    Mrs. Poynter
    Sir Rider Haggard
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 9

Modern People

  • Daninos (Pasha)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Francis Llewelyn Griffith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks British Egyptologist
  • 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.
  • Miss Hall

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Miss Roland

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mr. Trelawny

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Visitor
  • Mrs. Pontefidin

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Wife of Russian Consul General in Constantinople
  • Mrs. Poynter

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Visitor
  • Sir Rider Haggard

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Author