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Thursday, July 8, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 676: (continued). See page 577 and A3949.
(16)-(31) miscellaneous potsherds.
These rested on a large fragment of bowl 378(e).

No. 678: This is the big bowl [ILLUSTRATION] (type cf. 628) on which the alabaster bowl 629 lay upside down.
No. 678 was broken in place by pressure. In it lies wood, leather(?), and fabric. Other fabric and leather(?) is visible under 678.

Removed No. 675 (continued): See page 579-580 and A3950.
(36)-(53) many fragments of big red ware basin.

Removed No. 679:
Alabaster jug with handle [ILLUSTRATION] D rim 4.4, D shoulder 7.5, D base 3.6, H 10.9
Caked mass is seen inside.

*A3951: nos. 678, 682 etc, looking south.

Removed No. 680a: That part of fabric and leather which lies on 678a.

Removed No. 678a: See page 579-580 and A3951.
On the end which projected north of rim of 629, fragments of wood and five small pot sherds.

Removed No. 680b: That part of fabric and leather which lies on 678b and c.

Removed No. 681: Fragments belonging to 667 (see notes page 520) loaded with gray mud, dust, wood fibers, and some fragments of fabric. Also small mud pellet [ILLUSTRATION].

Removed No. 678b and No. 678c: On this is a small red ware saucer [ILLUSTRATION] embedded in sand like that found in 678 (of same type of bowl as 678).
Underneath all parts of 678, another layer of fabric.

Removed No. 682: (group under 677)
(1)-(33) WSR jar, fragments (1), (6), (7), (14)-(16), (21), (25), (26), (30), (32)
red brown ware bowls (2)-(5), (8)-(13), (17)-(20), (23), (24), (31), (33) cf. two forms, see 628 and [ILLUSTRATION]
red brown ware cup (22), (27)
alabaster fragments (28), (29)

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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

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  • 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.