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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Reisner Date
    Late Dynasty 3 or Dynasty 4
  • Remarks
    Reisner cleared old (4th dynasty?) dump material, perhaps from construction G 2000, from the wadi cemetery north of G 2000 with 75 men from December 9, 1903 to January 13, 1904. After excavating about 80 mudbrick tombs with little value, he selected this area to dump all the material cleared from the NW corner of the Western Cemetery.

Drawings 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Giza Volume I (p.21-24) and Records of the Past.Volume.IV.Part.V.May.1905.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 105-140.

Photos 106

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.