Record

CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 2031
TitleWaynman Dixon, engineer and amateur archaeologist: Great Pyramid diagrams
Date1873
Extent0.05 linear metres
Creator NameDixon, Waynman (fl 1870s); engineer and amateur archaeologist
Administrative HistoryWaynman Dixon was a British engineer who was employed in Egypt in 1872 to build a bridge over the Nile at Cairo. He was also interested in archaeology and undertook an excavation of part of the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Some of the items which he found are in the British Museum.
DescriptionGreat Pyramid diagrams, including architectural section of 'roof', showing individual building stones, 1872 - 1873.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
CodeName
NA16653Dixon; Waynman; engineer and amateur archaeologist
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