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Monday, September 20, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1068: See A4198.
Confused mass of potsherds near coffin.
(a) removed disorganized fragments of wood which lie on the potsherds, mainly fibrous brown wood with fungoid formations.
(1)-(16), red brown ware, WSR, red polished as in 1047.

No. 1069: See page 1038/1042 and A4198.
Red ware ring stand [ILLUSTRATION] H 9.7

No. 1058: resumed. See page 1039/1042. A4201 and A4202.
Removed the higher lying No. 7, copper [ILLUSTRATION]
There is a badly corroded and light weight core of hard metal. The bulk of the carbonate, on and under (7) and Nos. (8), (9), (10) - comes from the decay of this tool which was without doubt massive like 565. No. (6) much heavier and less corroded than (7). [ILLUSTRATION] Much like (4) and 564. There is no trace of container and all these implements had probably been thrown naked on the pile of pottery.

No. 1047: resumed. See A4200.
Potsherd (209) to (220) of types as before.

*B6050: no. 1058 as it remains, looking north

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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
    09/20/1926
  • 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.