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Thursday, September 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1300: southeast corner, see B6066.
Removed section (d) of "gray muck" (cloth) no trace of wood on floor except print on three of the lumps. Floor dust as usual.
(9)-(17) fragments of potsherds red ware, red polished.

No. 1095: See A4260.
Red ware bowl broken in place. On it among fragments of wood, muck, etc. lay (1)-(7) potsherds all intrusive, small fragments of red ware bowls or basins (types 1074 and 1075).

*B6067: no. 1095 - 1096, looking east
*B6068: no. 1300, looking east

No. 1095: continued.
(8)-(13) are parts of the rim of 1095 itself.
(14)-(16) from the bottom and (17) is the bottom broken in ten or more pieces.
Load - charcoal, wood, "gray muck" and sand (on the northeast) all intrusive. The bottom is badly decayed.
No handles, no spout, contains Nos. 1092 - 1094.

No. 1096: See B6067 and B6069.
Red ware bowl like 1075 with two handles and spout. Broken in place, was loaded with wood, copper, etc. (intrusive). On northeast a layer (1 cm deep) of pottery dust drifted in from 1078 or 1073. Swept up all of this.

*B6069: no. 1096, looking east

No, 1096: continued.
Removed (1) and (2) small intrusive potsherds of red ware and WSR.
(3)-(7) fragments of rim (8) bottom.
Underneath is a layer of east-west wood on floor.

*A4262: nos. 1077, 1096 sub, etc., looking east

No. 1098: See A4261 and A4262.
Group of potsherds on floor southeast of 1096. These are inside and on ground west of 1099 and 1100. Wood of 1070 lay over all.
(1)-(9) mostly decay, red polished flaring bowl.

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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

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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.