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Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 58
Tuesday, February 23, 1915 (continued)

…Marshall at Mena House. He said that the soldiers would pay more attention to official notices.
Umberto Vitale di Pontagio, Capitaine d’Etat Major, Attaché à l’Agence Diplomatique de La Majesté Roi d’Italie, called at 3 o’clock with a friend. I showed them part of the works and then went with them to the Sphinx. They left at 5.
At the Sphinx I met a Mr. Cree of Bagdad and another gentleman, friends of Mr. Fisher.
Very hot.
Letter from Mr. Fisher.
Letter from Estelle.
Mr. Cree (with other men) was forced to leave Bagdad leaving their wives and children behind.

End of page 58

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
    02/23/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Marquis Umberto Vitale di Pontagio
    Marquis de Bussy
    Mr. Cree
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Photos 1

People 5

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.
  • Marquis Umberto Vitale di Pontagio

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Capitaine d'Etat Major, attache of the Italian Diplomatic Agency
  • Marquis de Bussy

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Provost Marshall at Mena House
  • Mr. Cree

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA