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Monday, November 8, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1198: potsherds (continuation of 1194, 1196). See A4393.
(1-48) scraps and small fragments as from types 1201 and 1207.
Red ware tub (few). Few scraps of gold sheet.

No. 1399: a) wood on coffin lid, fallen from beams and poles.

*A4414: pottery 1199, looking northeast.

Tuesday, November 9, 1926
Day of rest.

The communiqué of November 1 (Oct. 26) was given out today.

Wednesday, November 10, 1926

Telegram from Dunham, arriving tomorrow.
Communiqué appeared in London.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Mounted a board (a) on light stanchion in southeast corner and placed end of beam 1405 on a board (b) and suspended board (b) from board (a) by strip.
This, in order to extract pottery under end of 1405.

*A4415: No. 1198, etc. 1405 (suspended), looking east (a bit north).

No. 1441: potsherds: continuation of No. 1199, q.v., A4414.
(1-71) Many fragments of tub and other potsherds as in 1199.

No. 1412: potsherds, continuation of No. 1198, q.v., A4414.
(1-16) small fragments and scraps, mostly of types as 1201 and 1202, many decayed.

No. 1413: see page 1415 and A4414.
Alabaster jar lid (belongs to 1196)
[ILLUSTRATION] D 6.2, 2.8; Th .95

No. 1414: charcoal. See A4414.
Picked up deposit of charcoal scattered over floor debris around line between Nos. 1411 and 1412.

*A4416: No. 1411, looking east.

No. 1412: resumed: A4415.
(17-37) potsherds as before.

No. 1348: See page 1415 and A4415.
Copper, corner socket and accompanying staple.

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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
    11/08/1926; 11/09/1926; 11/10/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.