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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, October 12, 1932

G 2210 A
Completed photography. Clearing top of mastaba and dumping in pit A.

Thursday, October 13, 1932

G 2210 A
Clearing top of mastaba and dumping in pit A.

Friday, October 14, 1932

G 2210 A
Clearing top of mastaba and dumping in pit A.

Saturday, October 15, 1932

G 2210 A
Clearing top of mastaba and dumping in pit A.

Sunday, October 16, 1932

G 2210 A
Clearing top of mastaba and dumping in pit A.

Monday, October 17, 1932

Clearing top of G 2220.

George Andrew Reisner was in hospital for cataract operation from November 23, 1932 to December 15, 1932. Evelyn E. Perkins

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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
    10/12/1932; 10/13/1932; 10/14/1932; 10/15/1932; 10/16/1932; 10/17/1932;
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Evelyn Esther Perkins, British
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Evelyn Esther Perkins

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Secretary to George Reisner
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."