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Friday, September 3, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1019: resumed. See page 945 and A4133.
(5) red brown ware small bowl with spout.
[ILLUSTRATION] D mouth 10.8
In and on this bowl was crumbled wood and fragments of "gray muck" underneath the bowl was thin layer of "gray muck" on floor wood.
(a) Removed north-south wood over western part of area 1019 (see A4133) brushed off crumbs and exposed layer of gray "muck" over part of the area.
(b) Removed north-south wood over next section east, wood lying on surface is better preserved.

No. 1025: See page 607 and A3965, A4139.
Fragments of similar wood with grain in every direction, under these crumbs of wood, fragments, gray muck (cloth) and in one place bits of copper verdigris.

No. 1022: resumed. See A4139.
(8)-(20) potsherds loaded with fragments of wood, cloth, plaster and (8) with bits of copper oxide (carbonate).
(10), (11), (12), and (18) fit together. Red brown ware basin with spout. [ILLUSTRATION] D 17.5

No. 1020: resumed. See A4139.
(50)-(59) potsherds as before.

No. 1021: resumed. See A4139.
(40)-(47) potsherds as before.

No. 1026: See A4136 and A3965.
Wood on south of Nos. 766 and 767, see page 607, thick deposit, decayed to fibrous state.

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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.