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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 214

Friday, January 30, 1925 (continued)

(4) Avenue G 2 east
Clearing has continued westwards to a point now due south of the door of the mastaba of Minkhaf (G 7430).

(5) G 7510
Work continues here but there are no new developments to report.

Saturday, January 31, 1925
82nd day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 125
[total]: 210

Cars emptied:
Line V 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 34, 8:30 am - noon: 115, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 114
Line VI 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 54, 8:30 am - noon: 201, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 254
Line VII 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 21, 8:30 am - noon: 59, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 54
Totals 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 109, 8:30 am - noon: 375, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 422
[line totals] Line V 263, Line VI 509, Line VII 134, [grand total] 906

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400: at north end of street
(2) Street G 7500: east of south end of G 7510
(3) Avenue G 0 east
(4) Avenue G 2 east
(5) G 7510
(6) G 7211

(1) Street G 7400
Now clear to a point in line with north face of G 7410.

(2) Street G 7500
Now clearing a sloping front from 6 to 15 meters north of Line VII.

(3) Avenue G 0 east
Now advanced to 14 meters east of the east face of G 7410. Stones grave here.

(4) Avenue G 2 east and G 7430
Clearing interior chapel of Minkhaf, which has a fine facade inscribed.

(5) G 7510
Two fresh attempts to find pit south of G 7510 B. Only holes in core.

(6) G 7211
Pit G 7211 A: Clearing chamber.

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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
    01/30/1925; 01/31/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–
  • Mentioned on page
    Minkhaf (G 7430-7440)

Tombs and Monuments 8

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

Modern People

  • Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1899–
    • Remarks Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, born South Africa, Sivaratri, March 10, 1899. British subject with a Scottish father and an English mother. For a brief period during 1925 he was a staff member of Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, who later joined the Theosophist movement in India. Greenlees received his MA degree in 1922 from Oxford, where he studied Egyptian, Coptic and Arabic. April 2,1925, Greenlees appointed Assistant Curator of Egyptian Art at MFA.