- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Sunday, April 3, 1910
Work on northeast quarter court of niches. Houses and granaries as in northwest quarter. In No. 396, a seal cylinder (steatite?) with reversed figures.
In No. [394, 388???] along the wall, fragments of statuettes, and stone vessels. Also pots and fire marks. These are above floor of room (6th). In No. 391 a number of pots.
In the morning Professor Schiaparelli (Turin) and his nieces to see the excavations.
In the afternoon, Mr. Storrs (First Dragoman British Agency) and Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Guest.
Monday, April 4, 1910
Day of rest for men.
Very hot. Maximum 95 degrees in shade.
Tuesday, April 5, 1910
Still very hot. Hot wind, maximum 97 degrees in shade.
At work in the morning at valley temple as before. The excavations were like an oven. At noon sent men to temple of Pyramid 4 where it was cooler. Fragment of alabaster statue.
Wednesday, April 6, 1910
Heat and hot wind continues. Max 99 1/2 degrees in shade. The sudden change from the excessive cold of March is very trying.
Work on Pyramid 4 temple.
All hands at the house trying to finish up stone vessels, cementing, fitting, drawing, photographing and packing. Am wrapping vessels in wet paper which shrivels on tight.
Thursday, April 7, 1910
Heat continues, but cloudy.
Work on Pyramid 4 temple. Limestone casing on
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