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Monday, September 20, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1058: resumed.
(e) swept up remainder of carbonate under (b) which was mainly from (5) and some scraps of wood.
(f) swept up wood and carbonate etc. along south edge.
The potsherds, wood, etc., under 1058 are stained light green from copper carbonate.

*A4202: no. 1047, etc, looking north
*A4203: no. 1066, etc, looking east

Tuesday, September 21, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, September 22, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1058: continued.
(g) see A4202, the wood which lay along northern side of (d).
Between the fragments are crumbs of copper carbonate.

No. 1047:
(221) red polished
(222) red brown ware

*A4206: no. 1070, looking north

No. 1070: See A4206 and red lines on page 1039/1042.
Continuous east-west boarding over pottery (1071) and stone vases (1038)-(1044); under the potsherds 1047 and the copper 1058. [ILLUSTRATION] Along the western edge is north-south wood (see also No. 1020 and 1022). From this north-south wood to the visible end of the east-west wood (disappears under pottery) is 72 cm (to east wall 152 cm). This appears to have been a box or tray in which 1047, 1058 were lowered into the chamber and thrown with its contents on top of 1071. Removed wood in section a, b, c.

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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
    09/20/1926; 09/21/1926; 09/22/1926
  • 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.