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Diary Transcription: begin page 79
Saturday, February 27, 1915 (continued)

…dark debris. Chamber of 3033 being cleared of sand, and also sand and stone from the top of 3034, and sand from between 3008 and 3026.

Sunday, February 28, 1915

Finished clearing shafts A to C of 3005. Of the divisions in the offering room of 3033 that at the south (X) is cleared. A chamber (X) of 3026 is cleared of sand. The lowest block of the right jamb of the door has a row of men in low relief bearing offerings. The space between 3033 and 3034 has been cleared of sand, as are also the shafts and chamber Y of the latter.
A severe sand storm came up this morning and work had to be stopped at 10.45. Work was resumed at 1 p.m. but stopped shortly after 4. A disagreeable day, wind northwest.

Monday, March 1, 1915

Rest day. Mr. Fisher arrived from the Sudan this morning. Showed a number of officers over the excavations. A ricochet struck near the lower camp this afternoon. A cold northwest wind.

Tuesday, March 2, 1915

Clearing sand and hard packed dark limestone debris from mastaba 3034.

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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
    02/27/1915; 02/28/1915; 03/01/1915; 03/02/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 3005

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3026

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3034

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • 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.
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

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