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Diary Transcription: begin page 42
Sunday, February 14, 1915 (continued)

Clearing chamber X, and passage outside, of mastaba 2097 [= G 3097] of dark debris. In debris in chamber two flint flakes [G 26-27], and fragments of a pottery bowl. In debris in passage blue cylindrical beads and three fragments of one other [G 28]. In passage in front of chamber an inscribed ceremonial blood basin [G 65] and to the left another basin of rough stone.
Clearing Pits A, B, C, D of mastaba 2094 [= G 3094] of hard-packed dark debris.
Clearing trench between mastaba 2094 [= G 3094] and mastaba [left blank] of hard-packed debris; also pit of mastaba [left blank] of hard-packed debris.
Was obliged to ask the mounted policemen to go away from the works in order that we might have a chance to photograph the statues and get them out.
Abdraheim Mohammed ran a nail clear through his foot last night and this morning Reis Mahmud has sent him to the doctor.
Am much pleased with the day’s work.

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
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  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 3094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Abd-el-Rahim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker 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