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Thursday, September 2, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 737: (continued)
No. 1016: (continued)
Removed the lines of plaster (yellow) and the floor wood and cleaned off the whole area. Underneath is an irregular depression in the floor filled with stones and limestone dust. (as usual)

No. 1019: See page 945 and A4130.
Area adjoining 737 on the east.
Removed scattered pieces of wood over west part next to box. Took up the lumps of "gray muck" (decayed cloth) which had evidently fallen out of the box (737) after its collapse. Underneath is north-south wood continuous with that on the surface of the eastern part of 1019 and as far east as on the pot [ILLUSTRATION]. This wood is clearly the eastern side of the box (737) which fell west to east.

*A4133: area 737, 1019, etc, looking southeast
*A4134: pottery, looking southeast

No. 1020: See page 607 and A4116, A4132, A3999.
Lump of potsherds adj. No.....
(1)-(43) of these:
(1)-(3), (5)-(14), (19), (20), (25), (27), (28), (30)-(35), (43) are of WSR jars.
The rest are from red brown ware bowls.
(16) and (21) [ILLUSTRATION] large bowl.
(17) [ILLUSTRATION]
On these cloth, wood, etc.

No. 1021: See page 607 and A4116, A3999.
The heap of potsherds south and west of 1020.
(1)-(24) mostly WSR jar.
On these cloth, wood, etc.

*A4135: nos. 1020 and 1021 as are, looking east-northeast
*A4136: group, looking southeast, yellow screen
*A4137: group, looking southeast, without screen

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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
    09/02/1926
  • 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.