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Saturday, September 11, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1235: See page 990 and A4163.
Alabaster cylindrical jar. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1269: See page 990 and A4163.
Red brown ware pan. [ILLUSTRATION]
(3) In bottom on one side only, a mass of plaster formed to cast of bowl.
(1) over it, load of dust, etc. (wood, cloth, plaster).
(2) on load, chip of black mud, fragments of plaster, and cloth, etc.
Under the bowl 1269 was cloth.

No. 1270: See page 990 and A4163.
Red ware saucer, [ILLUSTRATION].
On it, some cloth and plaster. Under it, cloth.

No. 1200: (s) See A4164.
Removed ridges of "gray muck" and under these is the same layer of "gray muck" (cloth) as under 1269 and 1290.
Wheeler drew area 1200 (s) etc. page 1004.

No. 1271: See page 1004 and A4163.
Group of potsherds (1)-(6).
(1) red ware saucer, D 8, H 1.8.
(5) chip of alabaster from coffin.

No. 1272: See page 1004 and A4163.
Small red ware jar like No. 1203, H 6.5, D 6.4.

No. 1273: See page 1004 and A4163.
Group of fragments (1)-(7).
(5) is a piece of limestone, the corner of a rectangular block like those used for stopping pit etc.

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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
  • 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."