- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Wednesday, December 2, 1914
Spent the morning in the British Museum when I delivered my letter to Mr. Budge. He was very pleasant but rather scornful of American Expeditions in Egypt. He stated as his opinion that all the American expeditions ever did in Egypt was to spend a lot of money on a very big house and then spend the rest of their money in buying antiquities. When I mentioned the work which Dr. Reisner was doing for the Museum at Boston, he said that Dr. Reisner was not an American, but a German! When I asked him if he could suggest any sites in Egypt, he refused, and that that would have been giving away valuable information.
I left £50. on deposit with Brown, Shipley & Co. against which I could draw checks in payment for supplies ordered from London in the future.
Thursday-Friday, December 3-4, 1914
Occupied in seeing that goods were shipped off to the dock, and in settling various accounts. I had some difficulty in…
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