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Thursday, September 23, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1077: Is the circular wood first exposed on removing 1034 and 1036. Swept up the extraneous wood, fungus, pottery dust, etc. resting on this under exposed alabaster disc but in the middle.

*A4214: no. 1071, looking north
*A4215: no. 1077, 1068, 1073, looking east

No. 1071: resumed. See A4214.
(66)-(82) mainly large pieces from big red ware bowls.
(78)-(80), (82) fragments of red polished flaring bowl.
(81) neck of a jar (?) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1075: See A4209.
The middle of the three big basins under the western end of 1071.
Removed the following fragments which were inside 1075.
(1)-(14) miscellaneous potsherds from large and small red ware bowl.
(6) fragments of rim of large alabaster bowl.

No. 1074: Swept dust and pottery decay off the bowl 1074 (upside down).

No. 1078: See A4215.
Potsherds under 1058 (b) copper.
(1)-(3) all badly decayed WSR or red ware.

No. 1073: resumed. See A4215.
(21)-(32) the majority were badly decayed but on the south, three (26)-(27) fragments of big bowls and wood etc fallen from above from south, elsewhere masses of pottery decay.

No. 1068: resumed. See A4215.
(82)-(95) from the same two red brown ware jars (burnished) as before (see above page 525)

No. 1266: resumed. See A4211.
(92)-(107) large fragments of big basin of coarse red ware, etc.

*A4216: no. 1071, looking north
*A4217: no. 1266, looking east
*A4218: nos. 1068, 1073, looking east
*A4219: general, looking southeast

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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.