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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, December 13, 1912 (continued)

Out of 2391, feet of small alabaster statuette of [Khufu] [12-12-164] [ILLUSTRATION].

Front of G 2381 and G 2382, directly opposite door of G 2370, are several parallel mud-brick walls filled in with debris and showing three floor levels. Is it possible that these are construction inclines? [ILLUSTRATION] Floor 1 was used for first courses, floor 2 for second courses, floor 3 for third courses, etc.?

[ILLUSTRATION]

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    12/13/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Khufu

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2391

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khufu

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 4, son of Snefru. Builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Cheops. Horus name: [mDdw] Medjedu. Full birth-name: Khnum-Khufu.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • 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.