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Diary Transcription: begin page 26
Friday, February 5, 1915 (continued)

…clearing pit of rubbly debris. Clearing pits A, B, C of 2092 [= G 3092] of sand and rubble debris, and street north of 2092 [= G 3092] of sand.
Big swarm of locusts passing over during the afternoon, travelling south. The air was full of them at intervals as high up as the eye could see.
Another ricochet struck near the lower camp, a few feet from where I was standing, this afternoon.
The papers state that four Turkish soldiers have escaped across the Canal into Egypt.
Two hundred and fifty Turkish prisoners arrived in Cairo early yesterday morning.
Another earthquake in Italy, destroying the aqueduct which supplies Naples with water, is reported.

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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
    02/05/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 3092

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People