- Giza 3D
- My Giza
Diary Transcription: begin page 44
Thursday, February 4, 1915 (continued)
…the niche, the chamber appears to be absolutely plain, and empty.
Photograph C18 shows the position of this chamber and the mud walls of other structures to the north of it.
During the morning’s work a ricochet struck a few feet from us. I at once notified the sentry, who said that it passed over him! While working outside the mastaba at the lower house of the camp another ricochet struck near.
A letter arrived for Mr. Fisher from the Service des Antiquités stating that his request for part of Tanis site had been refused. I at once telegraphed Mr. Fisher at Kerma of this fact. In the same mail came a letter to Dr. Reisner form Mr. Farnall (a member of the Comité) saying that he thought Mr. Fisher would be granted part of the Tanis site.
We have just received word that on the night of the 2nd-3rd the Turks attempted to construct a bridge over the Suez Canal near Toussoum. They were allowed to begin without molestation, they were then attacked and driven back in disorder, leaving everything in the hands of the British. An attempt by the Turks on Kantara was easily rebuked, the enemy losing 16 men…
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Subjects: Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; view: Cemetery G 3000, G 1211
Description: Cemetery G 3000, general view of S edge of cemetery, showing G 1211; looking NE.
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