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Sunday, September 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
see page 990 and A4165.

No. 1283: Shallow flaring bowl, red polished [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1266:
(b) area under 1280 - 1287, cloth and string were removed.
(c) area over 1266, sand and plaster were removed.

No. 1266: See A4166 and B6033.
(8)-(15), (17) and (18) large fragments of big coarse red ware basin.
(16) fragments WSR jar.
(19) eight fragments red ware as 1201.
(d) swept up sand under these.

*B6034: no. 1266 as is, looking east

No. 1266:
(e) cleaned out sand between 1266 and south wall, fragments mud sealing, etc.
(20)-(23) miscellaneous fragments
(24)-(42) fragments of coarse red ware basin.

No. 1289: See B6044.
Area north of 1266 (above 1274), about eighteen potsherds of types 1201, 1207, [ILLUSTRATION] and [ILLUSTRATION] (ring stand), buried in fragments of decayed wood.

No. 1266: continued. See B6034.
(43)-(46) fragments of big coarse red ware basin and sand.

*B6035: no. 1266, looking east

No. 1266: continued. See B6035, sketch on page 1013.
(47)-(65) fragments big red ware basin.
(66) two fragments as 1201.
(67)-(71) fragments big red ware basin.

No. 1274: See B6032 (1 - 14).
Potsherds 1201, 1203, 1207, etc.
(14) two fragments black sealing (illegible).

No. 1266: See B6034.
(f) rubbish encumbering potsherds on north side of 1266, wood, pottery decay, plaster, etc.
We also cleared up areas (g), (h), (i), mainly sand.

*A4167: no. 1266, looking east
*A4168: no. 1046, cloth on pile, looking north

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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.