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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, April 12, 1910 (continued)

1. IVa built and decayed owing to water.
2. IVb built to support IVa.
3. Debris of IVa and IVb period.
4. VI built over 3.
N.B. face of trench dug in building VI.

Wednesday, April 13, 1910

Men finished clearing temples at pyramids Nos. 4 and 5.

Sent sixteen men to Girga, and six to Quft. Keep twenty here for packing, etc.

Thursday, April 14, 1910 to Saturday, April 16, 1910

Roberts on photography of stone vessels. Carpenter making boxes. Have finished over four hundred (400) stone vessels but many fragments remain, which I shall send to Boston Museum to be worked over. Each one of the four hundred (400) finished vessels have been drawn in section, showing grinding marks, at a scale of one-fifth.

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Sunday, April 17, 1910 - Sunday, April 24, 1910 (pages 42 - 45)

...[Left Cairo for Girga. Worked there.]...

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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
    04/12/1910; 04/13/1910; 04/14/1910; 04/15/1910; 04/16/1910; 04/17/1910
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Mr. Carpenter
    Mr. Roberts
    Menkaure

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Menkaure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.

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.
  • 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.
  • Mr. Carpenter

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mr. Roberts

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Professional photographer for Menkaure pair statue