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Saturday, September 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1200: (r) See page 1004 and A4164.
Swept up rubbish over this area, sand over the whole area with some crumbs of wood on west.

No. 1274: See A4164.
Cleaned up this area, mainly decayed pottery dust, but a little cloth and some fragments of decayed wood.

*B6031: no. 1200 as is, looking east

No. 1200: traces of wood of box 3, swept up, see A4164 foreground and B6031, area west of (q).
(q) itself - removed layer of cloth in box 4, found traces of north-south wood on rock under cloth.
(18)-(21) miscellaneous fragments pottery and plaster.

No. 1275: See A4163.
Lump of black mud of the form of a box sealing but no string marks nor any impression.

No. 1200: (q) continued, worked eastward, limestone dust on floor as everywhere, and on this north-south wood.

*B6032: floor under box 4, looking east

No. 1200: (q) continued, removed line of plaster along western side of box 4.

Wheeler added to plan on page 990.

For the following see page 990 and A4161.

No. 1276: Potsherds against base of 1235.
(1)-(5), fragments of jars as 1201 and 1207 and a basin [ILLUSTRATION], red ware.

No. 1277: Red ware jar as 1207 [ILLUSTRATION] H 8.7, D 11.3

No. 1278: Red ware jar as 1201 [ILLUSTRATION] H 13.8, D 13.4

No. 1279: Red ware jar stand [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1234: Swept up debris between big alabaster 1234 and jar stand to north (mud and dust).

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Details

  • 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
    09/11/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 4

Photos 1

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."