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Diary Transcription: begin page 12
Wednesday, January 27, 1915 (continued)

…Turks and Bedawins. He also said that some of the New Zealand troops, who left here yesterday morning, were wounded at another part of the Canal. The donkey boy at the Mena House came in shortly after the Reisners left and wanted me to go to dinner with him in Cairo. Captain Bage came to the camp in regard to making the ranges safer for the workmen; and I am to go over the works with him tomorrow morning. It is very lonesome this evening with everyone gone. I told the donkey boy that I had no money with which to go to Cairo, and he offered to lend me £5 or £10.

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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
    01/27/1915
  • Mentioned on page
    Captain Bage
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hafiz
    Mr. Murray
  • Author
    Mr. H. Lyman Story

Photos 1

People 5

Modern People

  • Captain Bage

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Member of the Australian contingent stationed near Giza during WWI.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Hafiz

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Donkey-boy for Clarence Fisher excavations at Giza.
  • Mr. H. Lyman Story

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks MFA
  • Mr. Murray

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Nubian dictionary