Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 395

Wednesday, July 7, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
675: (continued)
(5) red brown ware jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(7), (10) red brown ware thin [ILLUSTRATION]
(8), (18)-(21), (34) red polished flaring bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
(13), (25) WSR jar fragments
(29) fragment of alabaster, fits 658 and 675(3)
Note wider distribution, this bowl was broken before deposition in chamber.
Total 675 (1)-(35).

Wheeler drew suppl. potsherds under 673 and 674 see notes page 577.
Brushed off dust of decayed pottery in this area.
Cleaned off lumps of "muck" (coagulated fragments of gray mud, plaster, wood, etc.) over area of 675 and east of 629.
Cleaned along floor north of 675 and under 675(1)-(3), (9), (11), (22), (35)

No. 676: Group under 672 east of 629.
(1) mass of wood and plaster over (2) and (3) and hanging over east and south edges of (2).
(2), (3) WSR jar [ILLUSTRATION]
(4) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(8) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]
(11), (12) red brown ware [ILLUSTRATION]

Under 676(3)-(12) was a mass of decayed pottery dust with small potsherds (13), fragments of fabric (15) (see 629 below) and fragments alabaster (16). There is more fabric underneath and westwards under 629.

microfilm: end page 395

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
    07/07/1926
  • 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."