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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 502

Friday, September 10, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
see page 990 and A4160, A4161.

No. 1262: Red ware shoulder jar as 1203, H 7.4, D 7.4.

No. 1263: Group of potsherds (1)-(16)
No. (5), (13)-(15) are parts of a big basin of coarse red ware, heavily loaded with sand (see 1253 and 1266).
The rest are decayed fragments of red ware as 1201 and 1207.

No. 1264: Red ware squat jar as 1207, H 12, D 15.5.

No. 1265: Red ware shoulder jar as 1203, H 7.7, D 7.2.

No. 1266: Group of big potsherds from a great basin of coarse red ware. These are partly inside up and partly outside up, and the pile is heaped with sand (perhaps from 1299) which has trickled down onto lower layers and as far as floor.
(1) sand and plaster from on top.

*A4162: no. 1200, looking east

For the following, see A4162 and page 990.

No. 1267: Group of potsherds
(1)-(16), fragments of jar of types 1201 and 1207, some of them badly decayed.

No. 1268: Group of potsherds
(1)-(5) from types 1201 and 1207.

No. 1200: (u) swept up this area (south end of 1254).

*B6030: no. 1254 etc. as is, looking east [SYMBOL].

No. 1267: resumed
(17) scattered scraps of potsherds under (1)-(16) all of types 1201 and 1207.
Swept up under (17) sand, fragment limestone, scraps of pottery, fragments string, fragments "gray muck", bits of yellow plaster, but mostly SAND.

No. 1266: resumed
(2)-(7) large fragments of big coarse red ware basin.
Sand on all and sand under them (LUSAS: "quartz sand")

No. 1200: (v, t) See page 990 and A4162.
Swept up gray muck, underneath, traces of east-west wood everywhere on rock, bits of yellow plaster mark the edges of box 3 and further in the southwest corner of box 4. Also scraps (13)-(23)

*A4163: no. 1200, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4164: no. 1200, looking east [SYMBOL]

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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
    09/10/1926
  • 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.