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Diary Transcription: begin page 63
Wednesday, February 17, 1915 (continued)

…implies only that the vertical portion of the shaft bas been cleared down to the opening into the tomb chamber. Where the burial chambers are sealed up with slabs or small stones they will not be opened until Mr. Fisher arrives.
Photograph C43 shows the group of mastabas from 2093 [= G 3093] as far as 3003 which have been cleared to date; looking south west; while C44 is the same group, looking south.
A letter arrived for Mr. Fisher today from Mr. Daressy stating that the Ministry of Public Works has approved his application for a concession at Memphis to include the Kom el Qala and the Kom el Qalama.
A warm day with a South wind.

Thursday, February 18, 1915

Work still continues in shafts A to D of Mastaba 2095 [= G 3095], removing the limestone and dark debris which fills them. The space between 2095 [=G 3095] and 3002 has a stratum of sand below which is a stratum of hard packed dirty debris. Chamber Y of 3003 contained two double niches, one at either end, and nearly opposite the door a small single niche. Between this and the southern niche was the serdab, built into the masonry and concealed…

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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
    02/17/1915; 02/18/1915
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Georges Daressy, French, 1864–1938

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 3002

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 3

People 3

Modern People

  • 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.
  • Georges Daressy

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1864–1938
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.