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Wednesday, September 1, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 978: resumed.
After removing 1013 - 1015 swept up remainder of painted plaster etc. underneath on 899 north end.
It is clear that the lower sides of the deben rings 1001 - 1007 are entirely decayed.

No. 737: resumed. See page 864 and B6018.
Removed the pottery etc. which is above the floor wood of 737 under No.

No. 1016
(1) red ware saucer, embedded in decayed cloth [ILLUSTRATION]
(2) large lump of white plaster embedded in decayed cloth
(3) "gray muck" = decayed cloth, on Nos. (4) and (5)
(5) large fragment squat red ware jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(6) wood on (5)
(4) small jar red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(7) lumps of gray muck
(8) fragments (three) of long cylinder bead, faience
Cleaned away fragments cloth and wood and (1)-(7) and exposed north-south floor wood (bottom of box). The south edge of box is clearly marked by line of plaster on floor (as on west). There is no floor wood between plaster and wall.

No. 1010: See page 930 and A4127.
Removed pieces b, c, of deben, brushed up silver oxide, inlays etc. underneath.

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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

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.