of the mastaba fields surrounding the pyramids at Giza (photo
right) were undertaken by George Reisner in the 1930s.
project analysed the skeletal remains from Reisner's
excavations that are currently housed at the Peabody Museum
at Harvard University and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum at
the University of California, Berkeley.
remains housed in Cairo are being studied by colleague Dr.
Sary el-Din at the National Research Centre.
results of the analyses have appeared in:
2009 Der Manuelian, Peter. Mastabas of Nucleus Cemetery G2100: Major Mastabas G2100-2220. (Volume 8 of the Giza Mastabas Series). Boston: Museum of Fine Arts