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Wadi Cemetery: being cleared of sand, tops of structures of unhewn stone under 1 1/2 to 2 meters of sand


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem): Site: Giza
  • Date
    January 1904
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem: these mastabas have not been identified by comparison with other photos, but see C10053 for detail of area background center left // description expanded based on unpublished Reisner Hearst Expedition report, 1903-1904, page 5 (image included)
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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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.