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Monday, September 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1078: resumed. See A4242 and B6063.
Towards the south this series encroaches on area 1071(23)-(50). On north and east, decayed potsherds of type 1201 and 1207. On southwest, fragments of big thick red ware bowls and pans.

No. 1087: See B6063, etc. pages 1039/1042.
Flint flake [ILLUSTRATION]

*B6064: no. 1090, looking east

No. 1090: resumed. See B6064.
Removed fragments (3)-(5) exposing Nos. 1092 - 1096 bowls and models in a nest broken in place. Load of 1090 - sand, charcoal, wood, etc.

Nos. 1092 - 1096:
Nos. 1092, 1093 are model red ware basins.
No. 1094 is a perfect alabaster bowl.
Nos. 1095 and 1096 are large red ware bowls broken in place.
Over them runs a layer of east-west wood. Apparently much of the pottery was lowered in boxes (as brought from Dahshur?) and placed with the boxes on the pile.

No. 1073: resumed. See B6063.
(49)-(69) mostly fragments partly decayed of large jars of type 1201 and 1207. Red brown ware. Also a mass of pottery decay.
Over all jumbled fragments of decayed wood, etc.

No. 1068: resumed. See B6063.
(115)-(121) fragments mostly decayed of large jars of types 1201 and 1207.
Wood overall.

*A4253: nos. 1092 - 1096, looking east
*A4254: nos. 1068 and 1073, looking east
*A4258: general, looking northeast

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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

Published Documents 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.