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microfilm: begin page 595

Thursday, November 4, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A4390: pottery, looking east.

No. 1339: See page 1367 and A4390.
Copper hook staple. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1340: See page 1367 and A4390.
Small fragments of gold sheet.
1.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 8.3, W 1.0
2a.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 2.2+, W 2.3
2b.) stiff [ILLUSTRATION] L 1.5, W .75
3.) thinnest [ILLUSTRATION] L 3.8, W 2.2
4a.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 2.6, W 3.3
4b.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 2.7, W .55
5.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 4.0, W .4
6a.) thinnest [ILLUSTRATION] L 6.5, W .45
6b.) thin [ILLUSTRATION] L 1.45, W 0.55+

No. 1341: see as above.
Copper hook staple
[ILLUSTRATION] L 3.0

No. 1191: See A4391. Continuation of 1189, potsherds
(1-36) potsherds as 1189 above.
(36) red polished basin [ILLUSTRATION] H 11-12 cm.
(37) sweeps: more charcoal, cloth, etc.

No. 1192: See A4390. Continuation of 1190, potsherds.
(1-151) mainly small fragments and scraps of jar as 1201 and 1207 but also some of red ware tub, and large red ware bowls and basins.

*A4391: pottery, looking east.

Friday, November 5, 1926

I am 59 years old today (1867)

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1194: potsherds (continuation of no. 1192). A4391
(1-108) fragments of red brown ware jars as 1201 and 1207, many scraps and many decayed pieces: fragments of wood, dust, pot decay.
(116) swept up foreshore.
(107) swept up next layer.

*A4392: pottery, looking east.

microfilm: end page 595

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
    11/04/1926; 11/05/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.