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Friday, October 1, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1098: See A4272, B6069.
(10)-(19) fragments of another red polished flaring bowl like 1100, scraps of red ware (ring stand and type 1201), and a mass of pottery decay.

No. 1077:
(17) the alabaster disc on southeast edge of wooden disc.
Removed (a) rubbish in and around disc.

No. 1073: See A4265 and A4272.
(89)-(104) small fragments and scraps of potsherds, mostly decayed and mostly red polished.
(102) a fragment of sandstone.
(a) swept up the rubbish under 1073(89)-(104) and exposed southeast quarter of circular wood (1077).

No. 1068: See A4272.
(a) swept up area under (145)-(160) exposing scattered potsherds on wood.

*B6074: area of 1098 - 1101 sub, looking east
*A4273: wood 1102, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4274: wood 1077, looking east [SYMBOL]
*B6075: Nos. 1068, 1073, looking east
*A4275: no. 1150, etc. gold beams and pottery, looking east
*A4276a: general, looking north

Saturday, October 2, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4276b: general, looking north-northeast
*B6076: no. 1300, looking east

No. 1300: See B6074 and B6076.
(h) took up the rest of the bottom layer of cloth, the wood on the rock was entirely gone but the impression of north-south wood on the under side of the cloth (gray muck) was plain. This layer runs on under the pottery. [ILLUSTRATION]. Five boxes of linen have now been identified.

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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
    10/01/1926; 10/02/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 4

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.