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Sunday, July 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 675(138)-(182): Resumed removal of pile of potsherds under 690 and westwards. See A3960.
(152)-(156) [ILLUSTRATION] set in plaster apparently used to cover hole (or holes) in bottom of great red ware basin [ILLUSTRATION]
(157)-(160), (163) fragments of WSR jar
(161), (162) red brown ware bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
(164) red brown ware bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
(165) red brown ware beaker [ILLUSTRATION]
All the rest were fragments of the big basin
Cleaned up gray mud, etc. under 675(138 - 182)

*A3962: no. 675 etc, looking south
*A3963: no. 621a etc, looking east
*B5993: wood on floor north of 675, looking south

Monday, July 12, 1926

Last night (11 - 12th), the wife of Husein, the engineer living in camp, gave birth to a boy.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan scale 1:5, see page 601 - 602.

Resumed 675: See page 601 - 602 and A3962.
Removed (183 - 220).
(191) flint [ILLUSTRATION]
(192) wood and plaster
(199) long fragment wood
(211), (217), (218) fragments WSR jar
(212) fragment red brown ware bowl
All the rest are from big red ware basin (top)

Obtained celluloid solution from Delmar. Treated east-west wood (No. 693) on rock floor north of 675. Treated wood etc., south and southeast of 675.

*A3964: as A3963
*A3965: same area, looking east
*B5994: 675 as is, looking south

Removed No. 693: See page 601-602 (notes) and B5993.
East-west wood on floor north of 675.
Cleaned to rock underneath.

microfilm: end page 402


  • 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
    07/11/1926; 07/12/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Mr. Delmar
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 4

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.
  • Husein

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Engineer living in the camp
  • Mr. Delmar

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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."