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Diary Transcription: begin page 51
Saturday, February 20, 1915

Finished cleaning pits A and B of mastaba 3013.
Clearing Pit B of mastaba 3014 of sand and limestone debris.
Clearing sand from top of mastaba 3015, and from roofed-over burial chamber. In sand above this chamber a fragment of an inscribed limestone stela which fits onto the large fragment found yesterday in sand between mastabas 3003 and stone mastaba. Across the roofed-in burial chamber, south end, an inscribed limestone log. G 35
Clearing sand from between mastabas 3014 and 3022, 3021 and 3022, 3023 and 3024.
Clearing pits A, B, C of mastaba 3022 of sand and underlying dark limestone debris.
Finished clearing Pit A of mastaba 3004.
Clearing around mastaba 3024.
Clearing vaulted chamber of mastaba 3024 of sand and mud debris. Part of the red-painted mud arch is still in place.
Telegram from Dr. Resiner at 2:30 that Fisher is returning, but that the Reisners are staying…

End of page 51

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
    02/20/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 3003

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3013+3014

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3015

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3021

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3022

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3023

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3024

    • 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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA