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Cemetery G 1200 (area E of G 1221): G 1318, pits A and B, and G 1317, pit B, tops of shafts in sand (background center and right), looking SE


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1317, G 1318
  • Date
    March 1904
  • Problems/Questions
    tomb number: there are no pits X, Y or Z on published plan for G 1221; "G 1221, pits X, Y, and Z" deleted and description corrected to read as above based on comparison with C10539, C10540, C10543 (now identified as G 1318 pits A and B) and plan EG000501 (NB general plan of western cemetery EG002029 shifts numbers G 1317 and G 1318 further north, proper positions can be seen in C10552); view from NW corrected to read looking SE
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1317

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1318

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.