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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, September 9, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1045: See page 607 and A4138.
Potsherds.
(1)-(8) red ware [ILLUSTRATION].
(4) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION].

No. 1036: See A4145.
Potsherds (12)-(17).
(12) four fragments large red brown ware bowl with recurved rim [ILLUSTRATION] (15) small red ware saucer [ILLUSTRATION] D 8.45, H 2.4
(17) like (15) incomplete, D 8.7, H 2.4
The rest red polished and red brown ware.

*A4160: no. 1200 as is, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4161: no. 1200 as is, looking east [SYMBOL]
*B6029: no. 1036 as is, looking east

Friday, September 10, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Group 1200: See page 990 and A4160, A4161 for the following.

No. 1260: Group of potsherds.
(1)-(9) fragments of red ware vessels as 1201, and 1207.

No. 1261: Alabaster bowl, filled with an extraneous mass of stuff which has been gathered up and placed in the bowl.
(1) ca. fourteen scraps of pottery
(2) fragments of white plaster
(3) six fragments worked limestone
(4) five small chips and seven scraps from alabaster coffin, also dust and "gray muck" on top of these.
[ILLUSTRATION] D, 21.6, H 9

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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
    09/09/1926; 09/10/1926
  • 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.