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Diary Transcription: begin page 89
Tuesday, March 9, 1915 (continued)

It is another warm day and south wind still continues.

Wednesday, March 10, 1915

Spent entire day working on the map of the cemetery while the men were busy finishing up packing the equipment and their own belongings. We plan to leave for Mit Rahineh early tomorrow morning. The things will be shipped on camels which will go along the edge of the desert via Saqqara to our new site. Most of the workmen will walk with the animals as the distance is not more than eleven miles. The Reises and I (Fisher) will go by the 10 a.m. train from Giza.
Mr. Story has been instructed by Dr. Reisner to meet him at Luxor and they will then come down the river together as far as El Bersheh where Dr. Reisner expects to spend a month or so excavating some rock tombs. Mr. Story expects to be able to see some of the main sites on his way up and down. I am sending with him Hamid Neggar, our main house-boy, to assist him until Dr. Reisner arrives.

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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
    03/09/1915; 03/10/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hamid Neggar
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Hamid Neggar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks House-boy for Clarence Fisher excavations at Giza.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA