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Diary Transcription: begin page 21
Tuesday, January 19, 1915

I today received a reply from Mr. Edgar marking the site of the “palace” with a red cross on the plan which I sent him. He suggests my applying for Kom el Qala and Kom el Qalama as covering the possible extent of this building. The two columns and two of the doorways which he found there are on exhibition in the Cairo Museum.

Wednesday, January 20, 1915

In the afternoon I left Cairo with Bechari and the camera and a supply of plates to pay a visit to Kom Ferâin, which has been identified as Buto though this is disputed. This was the second site which Mr. Edgar suggested some time ago as worth investigating in the Delta. Took late afternoon afternoon [sic] train and spent the night at Damanhur.

Thursday, January 21, 1915

Took branch line train to Dessuk and then hired a carriage and drove at least nine miles to the Kom.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Display Page Dates
    Modern
  • Display Page Dates
    01/19/1915; 01/20/1915; 01/21/1915
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Bishari Mahfud (expedition photographer)
    Campbell Cowan Edgar, British, 1870–1938

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Bishari Mahfud (expedition photographer)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Campbell Cowan Edgar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1870–1938
    • Remarks Egyptologist and Greek scholar; Acting Director General of the Department of Antiquities. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.