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  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Remarks
    This is the complex of buildings used by George Reisner as 1) his family's living area, 2) workmen's living area, 3) object storage, and 4) staging area for objects arriving from various tombs.

Maps & Plans 1

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Bothmer, Bernard V. Egypt 1950: My First Visit. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2003, xv, xvi, 11, 137, 140, 147, notes 1, 26, 27, 71.

    Dunham, Dows. Recollections of an Egyptologist. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1972, pp. 12-14.

    Lacovara, Peter. "A Rishi Coffin from Giza and the Development of This Type of Mummy Case." In Zahi Hawass and Janet Richards, eds. The Archaeology and Art of Ancient Egypt. Essays in Honor of David B. O'Connor, Vol. II. Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, Cahier no. 36. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2007, pp. 33, 37, note 3.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "On the Early History of Giza: The 'Lost' Wadi Cemetery (Giza Archives Gleanings, III)." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 95 (2009), pp. 107, 120, 129.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "An Approach to Archaeological Information Management: The Giza Archives Project." In Filip Coppens, ed. Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001. Proceedings of the Symposium (Prague, September 25th-27th, 2001). Archiv Orientální 70, No. 3 (August 2002). Prague: Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, pp. 321, 331, pl. 6.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Race against Time in the Shadow of the Pyramids. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Giza Necropolis, 1902-1990." KMT 1, No. 4 (1990-91), pp. 13, 18.

    Smith, William Stevenson. "Harvard Camp, The Earliest American Archaeological Center in Egypt." Archaeology 2 (1949), pp. 194–195.

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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.