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Sunday, September 5, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1019: (continued)
the whole area a[SYMBOL]. East of area a[SYMBOL], was bare rock, and along the east side of a[SYMBOL] the line of the floor wood (north-south) is well defined, marking the eastern side of the lower box of cloth. The southern and northern lines are marked as before by lines of yellow plaster caulking. The lower box was about 76 cm (east-west) by 57 cm (north-south). The upper box was about 59 cm (east-west) by 42 cm (north-south). The heights were indeterminable.
Beside the boxes on east a stratum of decayed cloth resting directly on floor, extended eastwards and we proceeded to remove this (see A4147),
b[SYMBOL] in middle;
c[SYMBOL] south of b[SYMBOL] there was a large lump of "gray muck";
d[SYMBOL] to north.
Cleaned up to floor dust, and swept this up exposing bare rock.
Wheeler drew plan on page 972.
Potsherds (21)-(25) as 1201, 1207, etc.

No. 1021: resumed. See page 969 and A4147.
(76) removed east-west white wood on rock, part of the east-west flooring, previously noted.
(77) a deposit of small scraps of pottery from the big basin (see page 611, No. 675).
(78) swept up crumbs of wood etc. under (76), (77), uncovered traces of east-west floor wood.

*A4148: no. 1019 (737), looking south
*A4149: no. 1200, looking east
*A4150: cloth on middle of pile of pottery, looking north-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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

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."