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Diary Transcription:

Diar¬¬¬y Transcription: begin page 52
Saturday, February 20, 1915 (continued)

…two weeks longer. Asked that £E. 40 be telegraphed him. I left on the 3 o’clock tram for Cairo, but the bank was closed. Arrived back in camp at 5:30. Hafiz and Reis Mahmud here all the evening. Reis Mahmud and I are to go with Hafiz tomorrow evening to the preliminary of a native wedding.

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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
    02/20/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hafiz
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • 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.
  • 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