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Diary Transcription: begin page 23
Thursday, January 21, 1915 (continued)

…and on the surface were two red granite sarcophagi with plain rectangular body and gable ended lids with acroteria at the corners, belonging to the Roman Period. I had Bechari make several views; viz; No. 4, general view, the Temple mound B, showing the southeast wall, looking S of W. There was a break about in the center of the N.E. wall which may represent an entrance.
No. 5 Late houses in mound C, looking West.
No. 6 Houses on South side of mound C.
No. 7 View of mound A, from top of mound C, looking N of W.
No. 8 General view of the three mounds, looking W of N; the temple mound appears in center, between the ends of mound A and C.

[ILLUSTRATION of sarcophagus on edge of page]

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  • 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
    01/21/1915
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Bishari Mahfud (expedition photographer)

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