Thursday, 13 August 2009

Image 17 - Ali buying antiquities (1899)

Hilda letter, Dandara Feb 6 1898:

“Ali is a great bargainer and is very proud of his successes in marketing.”

Hilda letter, second year at Abydos, November 1900 (Drower 2004: 160:

“Ali is delightful as ever ... He is now in a full place in cemetery E where plenty of good XII-XVIII things are turning up, and is very useful in working with 4 gangs of men at once, and training new recruits from Quft.

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