- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Tuesday, April 9, 1912 (continued)
section. Clearing interior of Lepsius 51 (G 4321). Came on small pits on west.
Work at northeast edge was extended to clear the face of the mastaba east G 2187 and up to the unnumbered mastaba G 2300 [= G 5190] east of G 2190. The mastaba east of G 2187 I have numbered G 2196 and as it presents certain peculiarities of superstructure, I must clear it at least partially.
Wednesday, April 10, 1912
As I sat down to work this morning, a messenger from the works rushed in breathless and excited "Laqena maskhut - kedda ragil - quais gaqi". "We have found a statue - life size - extremely beautiful." I hurried down the hill to a disappointment and to a remarkable discovery.
The drop in the rock noticed between G 2187 and G 2196 develops into a cliff at least 2 meters high under G 2196. In clearing the pit X the men came on the door of a chamber opening to the south. The top of the chamber was about 2
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