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Diary Transcription: begin page 77
Sunday, March 7, 1915

A mild sandstorm. South wind.
Mr. W. Y. Evans-Wentz, of Jesus College, Oxford, and Stanford University, California, arrived right after lunch. He has made a special study of Celtic archaeology, and is to compare Celtic archaeology with Egyptian archaeology.
Fisher and I went to Mena Camp this afternoon, and Mr. Williams, Mr. Ewart, and Corporal ________ came back with us to dinner.
Finished work on pits and chambers of mastaba 3036 and 3037.
Clearing pits passages and chambers of mastabas 2081 [= G 3081], 2082 [= G 3082], 2087 [= G 3087], of sand and dark debris.
Work on object register started.
La Bourse Egyptienne [newspaper] reports the sinking of the S.S. “La Touraine” by a submarine. All passengers saved.

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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
    03/07/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
    Mr. Ewart
    Mr. Williams
    Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 3036

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3081

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3082

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3087

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.
  • Mr. Ewart

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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
  • Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Celtic archaeologist, of Jesus College, Oxford, and Standford Univerwity