- Giza 3D
- My Giza
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Wednesday, February 3, 1915 (continued)
…probably a name.
Photograph C17 shows the new area.
Shafts A and B of mastaba 3042 have been cleared of sand and limestone chips.
Wind is from the north; the ground is covered with locusts brought by last night’s storm. This morning 4,000 troops left the Camp below us for the Suez Canal. Some 700 men have been sent back to Australia as undesirables.
Thursday, February 4, 1915
Clearing sand from the west side of mastaba 2080 [= G 1227] and from chambers and around smaller mastabas to the west. At the top of the ceremonial niche at NE corner of mastaba is a half round “log” of limestone.
Just before work closed for the day there was opened the entrance to a long narrow chamber opening to the South and extending along the western side of 2080 [= G 1227]. The chamber is of limestone blocks with roofing slabs of the same material; one end of these blocks rests on the stepped casing of 2080 [= G 1227]. Reis Mahmud and I crawled in over the sand to investigate. With the exception of…
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Subjects: Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; view: Cemetery G 3000
Description: Cemetery G 3000, general view of S edge, at beginning of work; looking E of N.