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Monday, July 5, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Cleaned to rock under 618, 663.

No. 664: See plan page 558 and A3944.
Fragments of thin fabric (as 643c and 648) scattered over pile of pottery west of 659, in areas marked with red shading on page 558.

No. 665: The plaster, fragments, wood, caked dust, etc. lying over pile of pottery west of 659. See A3944. Lumps of plaster from jar seal(?), fragments of charcoal, thin plaster sizing. In process removed Nos. 666 and 668.

No. 666: East-west wood lying on bowl 667.

No. 667: Broken bowl upside down, could not be moved at present.

No. 668: North-south wood along wall, very fragile.

No. 669: East 659 and 670 (below) fragments of wood on top of potsherds and (a) a long strip of gold from bed.

No. 670: On pile just east of 659, the south end piece of east side bar of bed. The leg is probably that on floor almost a meter further north. [ILLUSTRATION] with dowel hole for leg, etc, as northwest piece and north end of west bar and as 624.

No. 671: The group of potsherds west of 659, see plan page 566 and A3945.
(2) small saucer filled with plaster to represent food (?) [ILLUSTRATION]
(3) and (8) and (9) and (10) and (11) pottery bowl on stand, red brown ware, wet smoothed, w.m. [ILLUSTRATION]
(7) flint [ILLUSTRATION] L 10.3

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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.