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Cemetery G 1200: G 1221, stone filling, N of interior offering chamber (= offering niche), looking NE

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C10544_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Western Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: G 1221
  • Date
    March 1904
  • Remarks
    description needs clarification
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem; this description is deceptive because this looks like the the exterior SW corner of the inset interior offering room, looking NE means what is visible is the S exterior wall and the back (W) wall of the "offering niche", in other word the faces of the walls that would have been covered with the fill of the mastaba; filling N of the niche is only visible slightly and that would the be the filling of the N section of the interior of the niche // view from SW corrected to read looking NE
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1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.