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Diary Transcription: begin page 52
Wednesday, February 10, 1915 (continued)

…and leg. I went down and straightened out the matter, and afterwards wrote a letter to the General Bridges, the commanding officer. According to Reis Mahmud, one of the sentries said he might pass, but the one who struck him refused to let him go by. Said Hallebi had been sent to Cairo on Monday to get a package of photographic materials and did not return until 4 o’clock this afternoon. Reis Mahmud was getting anxious, and I think he had sent a man to notify the police.
Several light showers of rain this afternoon.

Thursday, February 11, 1915

The space between 2091 [= G 3091] and 3000 is now cleared.
The top of 3001 and shafts A and B of this mastaba are still unfinished. On the East side of 3001 near the SE corner is a limestone niche; on the west side an Arabic name is written on one of the blocks. Shafts B, D and E of 3010 are finished, as is also shaft B at the north end of the space between 3010 and 3020. Shafts A, C-D-E-F of 3011 contain sand, limestone and pottery debris. Shaft B and the serdab were cleared yesterday. In 3020 shafts D, F and G are finished. They were full of potsherds and limestone debris, and in D was a red polished bowl with lip, = G 20.

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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
    02/10/1915; 02/11/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    General Bridges
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)
    Said Halabi (expedition carpenter)
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 3000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3091

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

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.
  • General Bridges

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1926–1933. Brother of Said Ahmed Said (Head Reis 1908-1926) and father of Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Head Reis 1933-1935).
  • Said Halabi (expedition carpenter)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition carpenter.