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Diary Transcription: begin page 38
Saturday, January 30, 1915 (continued)

Had a visit from Mr. A. E. Yana, who is with the Australian troops, he represents Irvine Perel, editor of “The Patriot,” an Australian newspaper and is preparing an article on the excavations.
Another progress photograph, C12, was made today from same point of view as previous photographs.

Sunday, January 31, 1915

The pit between 3030 and 3040 [= G 1451] near the NE corner of the latter was cleared out this morning, it was full of a dark debris. In debris near it were a few more of the little pottery vessels and two fragments of a large red-polished jar (see diary for yesterday). The mastaba 3041, which is built against the North end of 3040 [= G 1451], has a stepped facing of limestone and is filled with debris; it contains four shafts, A-D; in B was a burial a short distance below the top; this burial will be photographed later. {Feb 2nd see photo C15. }
Two photographs were made today of this part of the work, C13 shows the angle of the offering room of 3050, and the northern end of 3041. C14 gives a general view of 3050 with the brick work and niches along the east face, on which can…

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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
    01/30/1915; 01/31/1915
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Mentioned on page
    Irvine Perel
    Mr. A.E. Yana

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1451

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3050

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 5

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.
  • Irvine Perel

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Editor of Australian newspaper "The Patriot"
  • Mr. A.E. Yana

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Reporter(?) with Australian troops stationed at Mena House