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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 54
Sunday, February 21, 1915 (continued)

…fragments of inscribed limestone, a small piece of well-preserved wood, and the base of a pottery bowl of thick ware.
Clearing all pits of mastaba 3033 of sand and dark limestone debris.
Clearing sand and hard-packed limestone debris from west of mastaba 3032.
Track being laid farther to north. In surface sand a small fragment of inscribed limestone.
Mr. Williams came up this evening and with Reis Mahmud and Hafiz we went to the first night’s celebration of a native wedding, stopping on the way for a look at the Sphinx by moonlight.

End of page 54

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
    02/21/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Hafiz
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)
    Mr. Williams

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 3032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3033

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • 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
  • Mr. Williams

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Member of Autralian Imperial Forces stationed at Mena House