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Saturday, September 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1041: See B6057 and B6059, pages 1039/1042.
Alabaster cylinder jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(a) on top wood of 1070.
(b) in wood of 1070.
(c) partly mixed with (b) is a brown mass, further in, is brown mass to which fragments of black resinous(?) matter clings, and in bottom is black resinous (?) - the original contents.

No. 1042: See B6057 and B6059, pages 1039/ 42.
Alabaster cylinder jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(a) gray mass,
(b) copper carbonate,
(c) on top wood of 1070,
(d) inside a little intrusive wood and brown mass = original contents.
Exposed under 1042 a gold bowl small [ILLUSTRATION] (spout?)

No. 1085: See B6057.
Small red ware model basin [ILLUSTRATION]
Inside layer of wood of 1070 and on wood load of copper carbonate from 1058.

*A4236: nos. 1084, 1043, 1044, 1083, looking northeast
*B6060: nos. 1084, 1043, 1044, 1083, looking east

Sunday, September 26, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4240: general, looking north-northeast

Marked B6060 print with red to indicate lumps of copper carbonate fallen from above as 1044, etc.

No. 1058: (i) picked the lumps of copper carbonate just mentioned and brushed up the surrounding copper dust.

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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
    09/25/1926; 09/26/1926
  • 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.