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Friday, September 17, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1033: See A4187.
Alabaster lid of canopic jar [ILLUSTRATION].
This is the type of canopic jar lid common at Giza in Dynasty 5 and 6. The jars belonging thereto have the form, [ILLUSTRATION] no jars of this form are visible in G 7000. This is the second lid found and one more is visible.

No. 1047: resumed.
Removed (125)-(130).
(125)-(130) fragments from WSR jars.

No. 1056: See A4184 and page 607.
Complete red brown ware bowl with open spout [ILLUSTRATION]
Inside, load of wood, cloth, pottery decay, etc.

No. 1047: See A4187.
(130)-(140) potsherds WSR.
(140) from big coarse WSR basin.
(141) from large red brown ware basin.

No. 1057: See page 607 and A4184.
Incomplete red ware ring stand [ILLUSTRATION] H 10.4.

No. 1047: (141)-(155) potsherds of types formed previously.

*B6044: no. 1058 (copper) etc, looking north
*A4188: no. 1047, looking north
*A4189: general, looking east-northeast from southwest corner
*A4190: no. 1050, 1058, etc, looking east

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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

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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.