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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 394

Wednesday, July 7, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
The alabaster fragments Nos. 581, 600, 601, 622, 623 and 675(22) fit together to form one complete alabaster bowl. They were all close together.

Wheeler drew plan 1:5 scale of potsherds 673, 674 and 675. See page 571-572 and A3946.

Removed
No. 673(1)-(13).
East of this group lies the fragment of a large red brown ware bowl which has decayed after breaking and scattered pottery dust over the eastern edge of 673.
(3) fragment of alabaster bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
(2), (4), (11), (13) fragments WSR jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(6) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(7) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(10) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(11b) [ILLUSTRATION] small cup

No. 674: Group north of 673 and resting on alabaster fragment (16).
(4), (9), (13) fragments of WSR jar as 673(2)
(3) coarse red ware [ILLUSTRATION] also (10), (17)
(5), (6) [ILLUSTRATION] red brown ware, see 673(10)
(7) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION] see 673(6) and other fragments of similar bowls.
(14), (15), (16) fragments of alabaster bowl fitting on 673(3)

*B5990: no. 675, looking southeast

No. 675: Group north of 629 and westwards to west wall
(1), (2) alabaster fragments fit 673(3)
(3) alabaster fragments fits 658 and 675(29)
(4), (6), (9), (11), (12), (14), (15), (16), (24), (26)-(28), (32), (33) fragments of enormous red ware basin [ILLUSTRATION] the rest of which is still in place.

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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
    07/07/1926
  • 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."