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Wednesday, September 22, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A4207: no. 1070, looking north

No. 1068: resumed. See A4203.
(18)-(39) potsherds.
Red brown ware: [bowls] [ILLUSTRATION], [ILLUSTRATION]
Red brown ware: large example of 1207 [ILLUSTRATION]
Red brown ware: large example of 1201, finely smoothed [ILLUSTRATION]
Red polished: [ILLUSTRATION]

*B6055: no. 1068, looking east (a bit south)

No. 1071: See A4207.
Pottery group under 1070 and 1047.
(1)-(24) These are mostly fragments of large bowls and shallow dishes, the most noteworthy is (2), a large shallow bowl with legs [ILLUSTRATION]

*B6056: no. 1071, looking north

Wheeler drew plan this stage of 1071.

No. 1071: (25)-(42) potsherds as before.

No. 1072: See page 1039/1042 and A4207.
Flint flake [ILLUSTRATION] L 11.8, Th 1.15

No. 1068: resumed.
(40)-(54) as (18)-(39).

No. 1073: See B6055.
Potsherds south of 1068. Few decayed pieces red polished, WSR, red brown ware, in and on masses of pottery decay.

*A4208: no. 4208 - No. 1068, 1073, looking southeast
*A4209: no. 1071, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4210: no. 1071, looking north
*A4211: no. 1266, looking east-eastnorth

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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
  • 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."