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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Site Type
    Mud-brick+rubble mastaba
  • Remarks
    GW 1 was a small mud and rough stone mastaba, apparently with burial unexcavated, that appears with wood marker number "1" in photos of eastern edge of wadi cemetery. George Reisner also gave the number GW 1 for a grave "in trial pit in path of upper dump heap" with burial excavated in January 1904 (exact location unknown).

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 108, 109, note 12, fig. 3.

    HearstReport1903-04.pdf

    Records of the Past, Vol. IV, Part V, May 1905, pp. 131-141.

Photos 30

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • 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.