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Papers on the Great Pyramid

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 118

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, statistics and diagrams relating to Harry Carver's studies of the Great Pyramid.


  • Creation: 1921 - 1943

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Biographical / Historical

Harry Drinkwater Carver (d. 1943) was a Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute. He carried out studies of the Great Pyramid of Gizeh, concluding there were a number of unidentified chambers, and that the pyramid was an astronomical, geometrical and mathematical monument rather than a mere tomb.


2 archive box(es) (2 boxes) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 41

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Carver, Harry Drinkwater, d 1943

Includes index.
2003-10-13 09:36:22+00:00
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