- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Sunday, March 24, 1912 (continued)
in corridor before G 2200 [= G 5080] (see page 63) belongs to the lower part of the stela of [GLYPHS] [Neferi] [MFA 12.1498 + MFA 12.1515] found in front of G 2180 (see page 42).
It began to sprinkle rain just at close of work, but soon ceased. The weather was warm and cloudy. About 11 p.m. a heavy gale from the north came up and I had to bring my bed in under the veranda.
Monday, March 25, 1912
Day of rest.
The following sentences have been imposed on the Faid family for their theft of Petrie's tomb which they sold to General Maxwell: Ibrahim Faid - five years, Hamza Faid - five years, the chief of guards at Saqqara - five years, Abd-el-Mangud Faid - three years, Abd-el-Hady Faid - three years, Son of Ibrahim Faid - two years. These people have been favorites of Maspero for over twenty-five years. Repeated protests that they were plundering the tombs which they were set to guard fell on deaf ears. It is a great satisfaction to me to see that my judgment of these men was correct and to know that a severe lesson has been given to the Kafr-el-Haram thieves.
After this conviction, it seems to me that General Maxwell's connection with the affair
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