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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, September 9, 1926 (continued)

)1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1200: (continued)
(Y) on top of pile of potsherds, fragments of cord etc, were picked up.
(Z) same as (Y).
Under these is a great pile of sand on potsherds.

*A4159: no. 1200 as is, looking east

No. 1247: See page 990 and A4157 (4159).
Group of over fifteen potsherds mostly decayed fragments of jars of type 1207. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1248: See page 990 and A4159.
Group of eight potsherds, six of type 1207, two of type 1201.

No. 1249: See as above.
Very badly decayed squat jar of type 1207 [ILLUSTRATION] H 11.5, D 14.3

No. 1250: as above
Large fragment jar as 1207.

No. 1251: as above
Red ware jar as 1201, H 14.5, D 13.

No. 1252: as above
Slab of white sandstone [ILLUSTRATION] 13.2 X 9.85 X 3.5

No. 1253: See A4157
Red ware jar as 1201, H 13, D 12.7.

No. 1254: See A4157.
Potsherd as 1207.

No. 1255: See A4157.
Red ware jar (decayed) as 1207, H 11, D 16.

No. 1256: See A4157.
Red ware jar as 1203, H 6.7, D 6.2.

No. 1257: See A4157.
Potsherd from red brown ware bowl.

No. 1258: See A4159.
Group of six potsherds
(5) and (6) red polished bowl [ILLUSTRATION] D 23, H 8.

No. 1200: (w) lump of plaster, cloth, pottery decay, etc.

No. 1259: See A4159.
Group of pottery (1)-(8) from jars of type 1201 and 1207 but badly decayed.

No. 1034: wood. See page 961 and A4145.
Removed (1)-(6) revealing rest of (7).
(8) fragment of gold from carry chair.

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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
    09/09/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 1

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.