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Diary Transcription: begin page 32
Wednesday, January 27, 1915 (continued)

Mr. Murray, a topographer in the Survey Department, paid us a visit this afternoon. He has been to the Canal, and says that at Kantara there are 11,000 Turks and Bedouins. He also said that some of the New Zealand troops who had left for the front yesterday morning, had already been wounded in an encounter with the Turks at another part of the Canal. After tea the Reisners and Mr. Fisher left for Cairo to take the night express from Luxor on their way to the Sudan. Later in the afternoon Captain Bage came up to the camp in regard to the rifle ranges, and to make some arrangements for making them safer for our workmen.
I am to go over the works with him tomorrow morning.

Thursday, January 28, 1915

Captain Bage came up at 7 o’clock and we went over the works to see if they were in line with the ranges. We both agreed that it was quite improbable that any more ricochets would come over into the works. Later captain Grant came with a sentry who will be stationed during…

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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
    01/27/1915; 01/28/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Captain Bage
    Captain Grant
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Mr. Murray
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Photos 1

People 6

Modern People

  • Captain Bage

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Member of the Australian contingent stationed near Giza during WWI.
  • Captain Grant

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Member of the Australian contingent stationed near Giza during WWI.
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

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

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • Mr. Murray

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Nubian dictionary