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Wadi Cemetery: area of GW 1, GW 2, GW 3, GW 4, GW 5 (at right), GW 6, GW 7, GW 8 (next row W, center), GW 13, GW 12, GW 11, GW 9 (next row w, center left), GW 14, GW 10 (next row W, at left), GW 24 (background left), looking N

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A10941_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem): Site: Giza; View: GW 1, GW 2, GW 3, GW 4, GW 5, GW 6, GW 7, GW 8, GW 9, GW 10, GW 11, GW 12, GW 13, GW 14, GW 24
  • Date
    August 1904
  • Remarks
    Two tombs appear to have been numbered GW 1; one "in trial pit in path of upper dump heap" with burial excavated in January 1904 (the exact location of which is unknown), one small mud and rough stone mastaba, apparently with burial unexcavated, that appears with wood marker numbered "1" in photos of eastern edge of wadi cemetery.
  • Problems/Questions
    view from S changed to looking N; original photo register entry read "GW 1-14"; description altered to include specific tomb numbers based on comparison with other photos of area
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 15

  • GW 1

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 10

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 11

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 12

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 13

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 14

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 2

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 24

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 3

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 4

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 5

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 6

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 7

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 8

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 9

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)

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.