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Friday, July 9, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 684: See page 585 and A3953.
Two fragments of alabaster bowl loaded with fragments of wood, plaster, and rubbish which hangs over south edge of fragment. Also charcoal.

Removed No. 685: Lying on 678g fragment of WSR jar loaded with fragments wood, plaster, etc.

Removed No. 678g: Loaded with fragments wood, plaster, rubbish and few bits of fabric. Also potsherds (1)-(7).
(1), and (5) and (7) small red brown ware bowl [ILLUSTRATION] with spout
(2), (3), (6) WSR jar fragments
(4) red brown ware bowl
(8) was under southwest corner of 648g. red ware [ILLUSTRATION] plaster on outside, core of jar stopper [ILLUSTRATION]

Removed No. 682: continued. See A3953 and 678f.
Nos. (58)-(76) WSR jar, red brown ware bowls, three fragments alabaster bowls.
(65) decayed proves that the decayed pottery scale and dust in 677 and 682 came from two different bowls, one [ILLUSTRATION] (cf. 628) and the other [ILLUSTRATION].

Removed No. 678f: On which rested 677 and 682. On eastern half, scale and dust decayed pottery with eight to ten scraps of potsherds. On western half next to c, deposit of sand (cf. 678 c and 628).

Removed No. 686: A large potsherd supported by 678c on east and taken with it red brown ware bowl [ILLUSTRATION] solid handle.

Swept up pottery dust under 676g.

Removed No. 675(74)-(95): See A3953.
Mostly fragments of big red ware basin.

*A3954: area 678, 675, looking south
*A3955: southwest corner room, looking south
*A3956: area 678, cloth, looking south

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.