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October 20, 1912 (continued)


G 2330 [= G 5380]. Layer of pots also. See page 12.
[ILLUSTRATION] Red polish.

G 2300 A [= G 5190 A] finished. Hole, perhaps for magical objects in bottom of pit. A limestone ear and fragments of two other ears [12-10-22, 12-10-23] (cf. use of heads).

[ILLUSTRATION] [ear] Cut off flat.

[ILLUSTRATION] A mud sealing [12-10-21] with a seal impression. Thread hole. Perfectly flat, no impression of cloth. [ILLUSTRATION] Four thread holes. Knot in center. [ILLUSTRATION]

[ILLUSTRATION] [six illustrations of pottery vessels] Red ware, black core, red wash, oven burnish.

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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 2

  • G 5190

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.