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Wednesday, September 8, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A4154: no. 1200, looking east

No. 1200: resumed,
d ii - see A4154, cleared away fragments of "gray muck" etc. It appears that there was another box east of 737 and 1016 (long box No. 2) and that the pottery 1201 - 1225 was in this box and fell in confusion on collapse of box, breaking up the cloth.
d iii - cleared this area also to floor.
Layer of cloth ("gray muck").

*A4155: no. 1200, looking east

No. 1200: f: See B6026.
Cloth and twisted cord on top of 1226 and 1227. The cord has three twisted strands each of twisted fibers. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1226: See page 976 and B6026.
Red brown ware flaring basin.
[ILLUSTRATION] D ca. 29, H 14, D base ca. 15.8.

No. 1227: See page 976 and B6026.
Red ware squat jar type of 1207, H 11.6, D 16
Inside were fragments string, cloth, pottery decay.

No. 1228: See page 976 and B6026.
Large fragment of squat red ware jar as 1207, loaded with fragments, string, cloth, wood.

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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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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.