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Monday, September 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Mr. Lucas came out by arrangement at 10:30 and examined tomb.
(1) agreed that the deben rings 1001 - 1007 had better be lifted together and if possible with the sheet 899.
(2) says in regards to copper carbonate masses that he has not seen the like among decayed copper or bronze objects.
(3) took sample of floor dust, then went up to the office and
(4) I found some samples for him to investigate - samples of black plaster backing, sample of "gray muck", sample of plaster facing (gesso), sample of plaster backing, sample of plaster from small saucer, sample of gold stain on floor dust (under 521), sample of wood from 559.

Tuesday, September 7, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, September 8, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Treated cords and string on No. 1200 pottery with celluloid solution - see B6026.
No. 1200 see A4152 area d (see page 976), removed fragments of wood and "gray muck", underneath is another layer of "gray muck" (see A4154). Cleared also wood and "gray muck" from areas (e) and (f).

No. 1021: See A4152, A4153.
(92)-(97) fragments of WSR jar, loaded with some wood and "gray muck".
(99), (101) red ware fragments big pot [ILLUSTRATION].
(100) red brown ware pan [ILLUSTRATION] D 16.1, H 2.3.
(102) like (101) D 16.1, H 3.
(103)-(106) scraps pottery.
(107) lumps of red sand.
Cleared under them to rock.

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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
    09/06/1926; 09/07/1926; 09/08/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Alfred Lucas, British, 1867–1945
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Alfred Lucas

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1867–1945
    • Remarks Chemist. 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.