- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Friday, March 18, 1910 (continued)
uncertainty of excavations, which I ever heard of. The part which according to all previous experience I supposed was the temple and made the basis of my calculations is only about a third of the part already excavated; and yet the temple precincts appear to run on indefinitely to the east. If the temple proper ends as assumed on page 33, we have one of the pyramid cities in front (perhaps "The City of the glory of Khufu").
Brushing the floor of the queen's temple for photography, the men found a small pot sunk in the floor of the niche room. In this were five small alabaster saucers inscribed on the top of the rim with the name [GLYPHS] = "the Prince Ka-y" [MFA 11.691, MFA 11.692, MFA 11.695, MFA 11.714, MFA 11.715]. [ILLUSTRATION]. There was also a tiny slate (?) napf.
Saturday, March 19, 1910
Work going on forward as yesterday. Many of the fragments of stone vessels fit on vessels found in the western magazines. Such wide spread scattering can only be due to plundering.
Sunday, March 20, 1910
Clearing sand and working out mud debris behind as before. In room I 361, a [in red and blue underline] seal cylinder [end in red and blue underline] [MFA 11.958].
In the evening, dined with the Lowell-Putnams's at the Savoy.
Monday, March 21, 1910
Visit to Quibells at Saqqara to see excavations, etc.
Tuesday, March 22, 1910
Returned at noon from Saqqara.
Work as before. Storm came up about 3 p.m. wind and rain. Stopped work at 3:15.
Roofs held well.
Sir Eldon and Lady Gorst came to see the statue and the excavations. Came up in the rain and stayed about an hour.
Wednesday, March 23, 1910
Work as before. Sand storm all day but men held on.
Dinner with the Philpotts at Mena.
Thursday, March 24, 1910
Sir Cameron Gull to see statue.
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