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Diary Transcription: begin page 6
Tuesday, January 19, 1915

Clearing street east of 5030 of sand and hard-packed gravelly debris.
Clearing street between 5020 and 5110 of sand mixed with limestone fragments.
Finished clearing burial pit of 5010 A
Cleared out debris and Roman burial from G 5230 S. In underlying sand was found: - Right forearm and clenched fist of male statue, painted red, limestone; fragments of another smaller red-painted limestone arm; and other painted fragments.
Cleared out rubble debris from space between 5230 S and 5220. In debris: - fragments of alabaster statue (life-size or larger); fragment of arm of smaller alabaster statuette; fragments of two white marble mace-heads; etc.

Wednesday, January 20, 1915

Clearing street east of 5030.
Clearing street between 5020 and 5110.
A party of Australian hospital nurses came with Colonel Miles to see the works.

End of page 6

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
    01/19/1915; 01/20/1915
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story
  • Mentioned on page
    Colonel Miles

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People