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Thursday, January 7, 1915

My first day here. Sandstorm increased in the morning and continued all day, making work impossible. Officers of Seventh Battalion, A.I.F shown over the works.

Friday, January 8, 1915

Removing dirt from street between mastabas G.5010 and G.5110. Cleaning gravelly debris from Offering Chamber of Mastaba G4940B. South storm continues. Showers of rain from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Archaeological Committee have decided to reserve[?] the German and Austrian concessions until the end of the war.

Saturday, January 9, 1915

Work on street east of mastaba G.5010. Finished cleaning street to south-west corner of No.5110.


Carrying out sand and soft debris south of 5110 and along massive enclosing wall. Cleaning offering chamber of…

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  • 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
  • Display Page Dates
    01/07/1915; 01/08/1915; 01/09/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 1

Modern People