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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 505

Saturday, September 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1234: (continued)
Removed big alabaster jar. [ILLUSTRATION]
In addition to load of cloth, wood, pottery decay, etc. found inside part of the original contents - caked dark mass.

*A4165: no. 1200 as is, looking east, a bit north
*A4166: no. 1200 as is, looking east [SYMBOL]

Sunday, September 12, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew addition to plan on page 990.

No. 1266: (a) cloth and string over east side of 1266 (on 1280 - 1283)

For the above and the following see page 990 and A4165.

No. 1282: Fragments of a red ware flaring basin [ILLUSTRATION] H 14.2

No. 1284: Red ware jar as 1201, H 13.8, D 12.5.

No. 1285: Group of potsherds.
(1)-(8) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION] all but (4) and (6) from same bowl.

*B6033: no. 1200, looking east

No. 1286: Group of potsherds.
(1)-(4) red ware as 1201 and 1207.

No. 1287: Red ware jar as 1207 [ILLUSTRATION] H 16.8, D 14.5

No. 1288: Ditto, decayed, H 12.5, D 16.7.

No. 1280: Red ware jar as 1201 [ILLUSTRATION] H 12.3, D 11.6

No. 1281: Ditto, H 13.9, D 12.6.

microfilm: end page 505

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
    09/11/1926; 09/12/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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."