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A complex of at least 95 narrow gallery structures consructed of limestone rubble, field stones, and plaster. Located west of the Khafre Pyramid and north of the Menkaure Pyramid.


  • Excavator
    Mark Lehner, American
    Sir William Flinders Petrie, British, 1853–1942
    Zahi Hawass, Egyptian
  • Site Type

Published Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Conard, Nicholas J. and Mark Lehner. "The 1988/1989 Excavation of Petrie's 'Workmen's Barracks' at Giza." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 38 (2001), pp. 21-60.

    Hawass, Zahi. "Royal Figures Found in Petrie's So-called Workmen's Barracks at Giza." Bulletin of the Egyptological Seminar 17 (2007), pp. 97-108.

People 3

Modern People

  • Mark Lehner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American
    • Remarks Director of Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA) and Giza Plateau Mapping Project (GPMP).
  • Sir William Flinders Petrie

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1853–1942
    • Remarks Father of British Egyptology.
  • Zahi Hawass

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian
    • Remarks Former Minister of State for Antiquities and Secretary General of Supreme Council of Antiquities