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Diary Transcription: begin page 38
Friday, February 12, 1915 (continued)

Clearing street between mastaba 3031 and mastaba 3021 of sand.
Clearing sand from north end of mastaba 3001 and from north end of mastaba 3012.
Clearing chamber of mastaba 3031 of sand and hard-packed limestone debris. In debris seven fragments of inscribed limestone stela.
Clearing Pits A, B, C of mastaba 3021 of sand and limestone debris.
The mounted police told me that there was thirteen cases of smallpox in the camp, 2 soldiers having died from it.
Hafiz came up this evening, and Reis Mahmud and Bedawi came in and they all stayed till half-past nine. Last night when Hafiz went out his donkey was missing and we concluded it had gone home; but this morning it was discovered in back of the camp here.
Received six letters from Estelle and one from Grandmother A.
Wind north and cool.

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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
    02/12/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Badawi Ahmed (expedition photographer)
    Hafiz
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 3001

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3012

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3031

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • Badawi Ahmed (expedition photographer)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer at Giza.
  • Hafiz

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

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA