Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

Diary Transcription: begin page 3
Wednesday, January 13, 1915

Cleaning out stone thieves’ trench between 5110 and massive wall. Cleaning out mud brick chapel of 4940. The upper parts of the walls have been destroyed by weather. In room B, near the doorway to C, a hole in the floor was filled with model pots and saucers. The southern part of Room C was also heaped with model pots and saucers.
Clearing out space between mastabas 4930 and 4940. At N.E corner of 4940 we found the right side of an alabaster head from a small statuette.
Cleaning northern mud-brick chapel of 4930.
Work on burial pit 5030 B, and burial pit 4930 B. In latter potsherds and fragments of a bronze bowl.
Officers of 6th Battalion A.I.F. came to see excavations. Official Egypt communication stating that Turkish attempt on Canal is expected in a few weeks. Fisher left for Mansurah to visit various sites.

End of page 3

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
    01/13/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4930

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 2

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. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA