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Author: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.; Harvard University.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 2000-
Edition/Format:   Website : Updating website   Continually Updated Resource   Computer File : English
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This website provides access to thousands of documents including tomb and monument records; black-and-white excavation photographs taken between 1902 and 1942, as well as more recent color images; ancient object records (finds); records on ancient Egyptians at Giza, as well as modern invidividuals related to the site; Harvard-MFA expedition diary pages in English; maps and plans, ranging from entire Giza cemeteries  Read more...
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Named Person: George Andrew Reisner; George Andrew Reisner
Material Type: Updating website, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.; Harvard University.
OCLC Number: 1053546384
Notes: Title from homepage (viewed May 9, 2014).
"The Old Kingdom Giza Necropolis (dating from about 2500 BCE) is the site of thousands of tombs, temples, and ancient artifacts. With this website the Giza Archives staff seeks to provide a comprehensive online resource for scholarly research on Giza"--About.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Abstract:

This website provides access to thousands of documents including tomb and monument records; black-and-white excavation photographs taken between 1902 and 1942, as well as more recent color images; ancient object records (finds); records on ancient Egyptians at Giza, as well as modern invidividuals related to the site; Harvard-MFA expedition diary pages in English; maps and plans, ranging from entire Giza cemeteries to individual burial shafts; a PDF digital library of books and articles on Giza, linked directly to tomb, object, and people records; unpublished manuscripts by George Reisner; and experiments in interactive web technologies, such as zoomable satellite photos and 360-degree panoramic views of the site using Quicktime Virtual Reality (QTVR).

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