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Wadi Cemetery: GW 37 (foreground left), GW 38 and GW 36 (middle ground left, NW of GW 37), displaced limestone offering niche lintel inscribed for Nebu (MFA APP.1921.1) found E of GW 38 removed, SW corner of GW 16 (foreground right, E of GW 36), GW 33, GW 32, GW 31 (middle ground center), GW 35 and GW 34 (W of GW 33, GW 32, GW 31), offering basin in situ in front of niche in E face of GW 34, looking NW

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A10942_OS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem): Site: Giza; View: GW 16, GW 31, GW 32, GW 33, GW 34, GW 35, GW 36, GW 37, GW 38
  • Date
    August 1904
  • Problems/Questions
    view from SE changed to looking NW; original photo register entry read "GW 20-70"; description altered to include specific tomb numbers based on wood markers visible in image and comparison with other photos of area; for comparison with photo of displaced lintel inscribed for Nebu in situ see C10066
  • Photographer
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • GW 16

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 31

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 32

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 33

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 34

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 35

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 36

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 37

    • Site Name Wadi Cemetery (Reisner; north of W. Cem)
  • GW 38

    • 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.