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Cemetery G 1200: G 1226, debris with head of limestone statue (MFA 47.1744), looking __

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C11133_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1226
  • Date
    January 1905
  • Remarks
    Attribution of unregistered head MFA 47.1744 to "G 1225, chapel" based on photo register entries for C11952_OS, C11953_OS, C11954_OS; in situ photo C11133_OS attributes it to G 1226; no distinctive architectural feature in C11133_OS and no object registration records available to confirm either attribution.
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: provenance of unregistered statue head questionable, see remarks; object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906); MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1226

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 1

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.