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Sunday, September 5, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1036: See page 607 and B6024.
(1), (2), (3), (5), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), parts of large red brown ware bowl, incomplete. [ILLUSTRATION].
(4) and (6) from large red brown ware basin with spout [ILLUSTRATION].

Wheeler drew No. 1019 as is, see page 969, scale 1:5.

No. 1019: resumed. See page 969 and A4143.
(d) removed crumbled lines of north-south wood which underlay b - c, lies on "gray muck", swept up crumbled wood, also fragments plaster, "gray muck" etc.
(e) removed isolated fragments of north-south wood which lay under 1024 but may be part of c, swept up as before.
(f) removed isolated fragments of northwest-southeast wood under 1205 - 1206.
(g) removed east-west wood along north side of 1019. Swept area north of 1019.
(h) swept up area (h) along south wall exposing "gray muck" and potsherds.

No. 1021: resumed, potsherds
(60)-(75), mostly WSR jar fragments, loaded with cloth, wood, etc.

*A4147: nos. 1019 and 1021, looking east

No. 1019: resumed
(6)-(9) cylinder faience beads.
(10)-(20) potsherds as 1201, 1207 and 1204.
Removed "gray muck" under a, b, c.
See A4147 area a[SYMBOL]. This is a comparatively thin stratum of decayed cloth, covering badly decayed north-south brown floor wood, over

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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."