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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, September 15, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
[No. 1030: continued]
[ILLUSTRATION] alabaster No. 1030.

*A4177: no. 1200 and 1047, looking east (a bit north)

Thursday, September 16, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1023: See page 952/953 and A4176, A4132.
(c) leather(?). Removed fragment (c).

No. 1047: (26)-(28) fragment of red polished basin (No. 20), fragment WSR jar. Fragment of red brown ware basin with spout. Over these was wood, drab mud, and on the north, the southern edge of the great deposit of copper (No. 1058).
Treated wood and leather over area of copper with celluloid solution and photographed while wet.

*A4182: copper etc. (1058), looking northeast

No. 1047: (29)-(62), potsherds of the usual types.
Red polished - flaring bowl [ILLUSTRATION], big basin
Red brown ware - basin and bowl
WSR - jar and basin
Red ware - [ILLUSTRATION]
etc.

*A4183: no. 1047, looking north

No. 1024: Area under 1030 and to east and south of it. Cleaned up this area. Exposed more of the circular wood of 1034, lying under foot of 1030. The rest of the area was covered with floor dust loaded with dust and pottery decay. See A4175, exposed rock.

Treated area east of 1036 with celluloid solution.

microfilm: end page 512

Details

  • 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
    09/15/1926; 09/16/1926
  • 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.