- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Saturday, March 16, 1912 (continued)
to G 2130 which shows that this addition did not contain a second burial pit. The northern face of the main core is marked with mason's marks (see tomb card).
Lepsius 23 [= G 2000]. Have reached 38 meters depth but the chamber is not in sight. The debris is now filled with boulders and is very damp.
Received a note from Mr. Greg, a secretary at the British Agency asking me to an interview with Lord Kitchener regarding the circumstances by which the slate pair [Menkaure greywacke pair statue = published no. 17 = 10-1-16 = MFA 11.1738] went to the Museum of Fine Arts. Mr. Greg visited the excavations last Friday the 8th with Judge and Mrs. Alston (nee Chew) and Miss. Chew and Mr. Sam Chew ('93). I took occasion to explain to him the circumstances and said that in view of the talk in Egypt, I would like to explain the matter to Lord Kitchener.
Sunday, March 17, 1912
Clearing G 2186 (east of G 2185).
Clearing pits in G 2191 and intrusive pits between G 2191 and G 2190. Determined to clear pits of G 2190 and G 2200 [= G 5080] in hopes of finding fragments of statue.
Clearing small mastabas between G 2150 and G 2220 up to face of G 2130.
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