- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Tuesday, March 10, 1925 (continued)
The government kindly sent a special carpenter to arrange the strutting up of the walls of the pit in the place where they are most dangerous. A large wagon-load of wooden planks arrived for the purpose of this work during the afternoon.
The "Muqattam" tonight contained notices from London of the official statement issued yesterday.
Wednesday, March 11, 1925
118th day of work
Arrangements were made for the greater comfort of the police lent by the government to guard the area around G 7000 X.
A hut designed for work upon the objects of the tomb each day has now been constructed of the limestone blocks out of the pit. This is at the west, near the inscribed stone on the Khufu Causeway. Its interior dimensions are north to south 500 cm, east to west 358 cm.
His Excellency the High Commissioner and Lady Allenby visited the works this afternoon and Lord Allenby was shown the tomb chamber of G 7000 X.
The Arabic Press this morning continues to discuss the official statements at some length.
This morning it was noticed that the cartouche in the "mat" of gold upon the sarcophagus is between the components of "Nebti"; thus
There seems to be a further inscription continuation towards the south. Lady Drummond Hay made repeated efforts to obtain a statement at various times today. She was unsuccessful, although she managed to secure a series of photographs when His Excellency was arriving and leaving.
Thursday, March 12, 1925
119th day of work
All railway lines were collected this morning in one dump near Line V. The whole inscription was secured from the gold "mat" this morning. It runs so:
[read by Mr. Gunn using glasses, see Arabic Diary of March 12
[margin note]for titles c.f. Petrie, Meruphis I pl. III (lintel of Teta), of Sahure I, pl. 10, of Sahure II, page 84
For Catafulque c.f. Quibell Saqqara, 1911 - 12 - Hesy, pl. XVIII and description page 26]
A little work was done in clearing on east face of Great Pyramid but not by our own men. Several of our men have been lent to Dr. Junker and are working with him, and a few are also working with Mr. Cole and Landt on the Pyramid survey.
The Under Secretary of State for Public Works visited G 7000 X this morning.
A cable from Dr. Reisner said - close down tomb if M. Lacau thinks possible.
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