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Giza Diary Harvard - Boston, 1925 - 1926, Book VI

Saturday, September 4, 1926 (continued from Book V)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Group 1200

No. 1207: See page 945 and A4143.
Red ware squat jar [ILLUSTRATION]
Fragment broken out of side.

No. 1208: red ware squat jar like 1207, one side decaying, D rim 8.6, D max 14.9, rim to maximum D 7, H 10.7.

No. 1021: resumed. See A4143.
(48 - 59) potsherds, ten of WSR jar, loaded with wood, fragments of "gray muck" (cloth), etc.

Under 1200, decayed wood on west, but on east a layer of "gray muck" (cloth).

No. 1035: alabaster saucer, see September 5.

No. 1036: (1)-(11) potsherds, see September 5.

*A4144: area 1200, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4145: area 1020, etc, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4146: nos. 1028 - 1034, looking east [SYMBOL]
*A4147: general, looking southeast

Sunday, September 5, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1035 see page 607 and B6024, alabaster saucer loaded with wood and dust, stained with black spots from wood or fungus. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    09/04/1926; 09/05/1926
  • 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.