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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 16, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1083: See pages 1039 - 1042, A4320 etc.
Alabaster jar [ILLUSTRATION]
The lower half as the jar lay on its side has been stained by some liquid. Inside are fragments of wood (intrusive) and some lumps of a spongy mass (original contents?)

No. 1084: See pages 1039/1042 and A4320, etc.
Small gold bowl with recurved rim and open spout [ILLUSTRATION]
Hammered out of one piece of gold.

No. 1078: resumed. See A4320.
Potsherds (66)-(73).
(71)-(72) were small model basins of red ware, upside down on (73).
Between (71) and (72) and apparently the contents of (71) was sand. [ILLUSTRATION].

No. 1073: resumed. See A4320.
Potsherds (140)-(196) scraps and fragments of red ware, etc. mostly decayed or decaying of jars of types 1201 and 1207.
(196) sweepings of pottery decay.

No. 1068: resumed. See A4320.
Potsherds (185)-(223) potsherds as before, types 1207 and 1201, red brown ware.

*A4323: nos. 1073 and 1078, looking east (a bit north)
*B6079: no. 1068 etc, looking east
*A4324: general, looking north from southeast corner of chamber

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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
    10/16/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

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.