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Diary entry by Gertrude Bell

Reference code
GB/2/10/3/26
Creator
Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
Creation Date
Extent and medium
1 entry, paper
Person(s)
Ramsay, W.M.
Language
English
Location
Coordinates

37.439586, 33.164415

Sun May 26. [26 May 1907] Went out early to No 6 and worked all
morning getting in the lie of the surroundings with a compass. Came
in half an hour before lunch and drew them in. After lunch went back
there with R [Ramsay] and he worked some more at the inscrip. while
I measured mouldings. He can get no date out of the inscrip, it is
however a funeral inscrip. to a woman and probably from its position
the dedication of the church. When we had done we walked over the
ground again and saw on the hill 2 very curious rocks, one with 2
holes in it and one with one. The holes were round funnels tapering to
a point with the openings at the top. On the side they opened into an
oblong hole [sketch]. The rock was uncut part of the native rock. We
then rode across to No 21, the church with the 2 chapels and resolved
to begin work there next day. Lady R joined us here and we walked
down to 1 and 4 which we looked at, she making preposterous or
obvious suggestions. I then rode up to the lion in the village which is
very plain - I thought Seljuk - so did R. Back to tea early and drew out
6 for the most part.

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