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Saturday, September 18, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1047: continued. See A4188.
(156)-(180) potsherd of same types and materials as previously recorded under this No.

No. 1036: See A4190
(18)-(37), potsherds.
Red brown ware:
[bowl] rim with open spout (as 1056) [ILLUSTRATION]
[bowl] incurved flat rim [ILLUSTRATION]
[bowl] recurved rim [ILLUSTRATION]
Red polished: flaring bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
Red ware: [bowl] [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4191: no. 1047, looking north
*A4192: no. 1036, etc, looking east

Wheeler colored print B6044 copper in red, wood, blue.

No. 1059: See A4192.
Swept up pottery decay fragments of wood and copper carbonate.

No. 1023: See page 952/953 and A4132.
Removed fragments of leather (d) and (f).

No. 1060: See B6044 (blue).
The wood under the leather (1023f) and over the copper (1058), removed it.

No. 1058: See B6025 (copper, blue), B6044 (copper, red), A4189 (copper, red), A4191 (copper, red).
(a) southern part of deposit of copper on potsherds of 1047.
Picked up larger bits, swept up rest mixed with dust, wood, etc.

No. 1047: See A4191.
(181)-(208) potsherds of same types as before, this exposed wood on next layer of potsherds and on floor to south. [ILLUSTRATION]

*B6047: no. 1058 copper, looking north [SYMBOL]
*A4193: no. 1047 wood, looking north [SYMBOL]
*A4194: no. 1047, wood, looking east [SYMBOL]

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    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.
  • 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."