Thursday, December 27, 2007
We arrived at Safaga last night and today I have begun my work on the pottery. It already looks very interesting and there are a lot of big jars and plates, all kinds of pots used for storing and transporting things and for cooking. The hole in the ground is already about 2 metres deep and I have spent all day washing the pottery which is very salty as it comes from right by the sea. Tomorrow we will begin to study and draw some of the broken bits. So far there is only one whole pot but it is amazing, about 4000 years old and it looks new. That's all for today.