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Sunday, September 26, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Over the area under 1058, 1038 - 42 but over the alabaster bowl 1044, lies a layer of fibrous wood, over the southwest corner of this and under 1081, 1082 lies a sort of "gray muck". See A4236 and B6060.

No. 1070: (g) picked up fragments of wood of 1070 over the area just mentioned, lying on top of the layer.

No. 1086:
(a) marked on A4236, removed the layer of wood and muck mentioned above.
(b) ditto.

*B6061: above area as is, looking northeast

Wheeler added details to pages 1039/1042.

No. 1088: See B6061 and pages 1039/1042.
Flint flake [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1089: See B6061 and pages 1039/1042.
Rectangular flint [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1078: resumed. See B6061 and B6060 and plan page 1099.
(4)-(9) potsherds.
Red polished: [flaring bowl] [ILLUSTRATION], big red ware tub
Red ware: basin [ILLUSTRATION], pan [ILLUSTRATION]
Red polished: bowl [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1071: resumed. See A4232. A4233.
(91)-(102) large fragments of red ware bowl with spout and two handles, covered with sand (dried wet sand).

No. 1074: see next page.

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

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People 2

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.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."