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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, November 23, 1924 (continued)

[assassination of Sir Lee Stack, continued]
from a street demonstration (mild but significant).
Saad Zaghlul issues a proclamation urging people to refrain from demonstrations.

The southwestern continued again all day - very cold.

Quftis: 85
locals: 73
Total: 158
twenty at Ghattati

Work on:
(1) G I-b [chapel, street G 7000]
(2) [east of] G I-a, [street G 7000]
(3) Street G 7110-G 7120 (G 7121?)

(1) G I-b, chapel
Swept off the foundation platform of G I-b chapel and noted the architects lines. [ILLUSTRATION]. The offering room is 10.50 meters long by 2.10 wide (20 ells x 4 ells). The northern line of the doorway is clear in places. The southern niche is not marked on the pavement but must be implied. The walls (except in portal) are 210 cm (4 ells) thick? same as width of room. Room was of course roofed with limestone slabs (about 255 cm long).

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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
    11/23/1924
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Saad Zaghlul (Pasha)
    Sir Lee Stack

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • Saad Zaghlul (Pasha)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Sir Lee Stack

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Assassinated in November 1924.