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[July 24, 1912 (continued)]

[Packing list (continued)]
Box 9 (continued):
grinding grain.
the granite head.
10 /
Mes. 1 wooden statuette and pill boxes containing beads and amulets.
Mes. 2 small broken limestone pair (Pyramids)
small broken limestone pair (Mesheikh)
wooden ushabti (Naga-ed-Der), clay figure, clay ushabti etc.
Mes. 6 Small paste board boxes (four) containing bronzes, clay figures, ivory pins, etc.
(2) Biscuit tin containing bronze statuette
(3) Fragments of Giza broken stela from G 2185 wrapped in cloth and put in straw

Unnumbered small box:
Fragments of decayed limestone statuette Giza.

Unnumbered large box:
Head of Saite anthropoid coffin lid (baksheesh).

2 packages in straw:
(1) Granite statuette from G.M.V.T. [Menkaure valley temple]
(2) Frag. stela [from G 2185] rest of which is in Mes. 6

Boxes 10-14:
Pottery from Mesaeed, Mesheikh, and [G].M.V.T. [Menkaure valley temple]

Boxes 15-23:
Stones of Mastaba G 2175 [MFA 12.1512].

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  • 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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

People 1

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.