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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 47
Wednesday, February 17, 1915

Finished clearing Pits A and B of mastaba 2097 [= G 3097] of limestone and dark debris. In Pit A, a rough flint flake.
Work on Pits C, D, E, F of mastaba 2097 [= G 3097]. Debris of sand, limestone, and hard-packed dirty debris. Pits C, E, F finished.
Finished work on Pits A, B, C, D of mastaba 2096 [= G 3096].
Clearing Pits D and E of mastaba 2095 [= G 3095] of sand and dirty debris.
Clearing chambers X and Y and connecting passage (once a mud arch) of mastaba 3003 of sand and underlying hard-packed dirty debris.
Finished work on pits of mastaba 2093 [= G 3093].
Clearing sand and underlying hard-packed dark debris from between mastabas 2093 [= G 3093] and 2095 [= G 3095].
Letter from Daressy that the Minister of Public Works approves granting Fisher concessions at Mit Rahineh, in the Kom El Qala and in the Kom El-Qalama.
A warm day, with a south wind.

End of page 47

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
    02/17/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Georges Daressy, French, 1864–1938

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3093

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3096

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Georges Daressy

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1864–1938
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA