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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 2, 1925
[110th day of work]

Quftis: 85
Locals: 89
[total]: 174

Cars emptied:
Line VI 6:30 am - 8:00 am: 18, 8:30 am - noon: 30, 1:00 pm - 5:15 pm: 35
[total] 83

work on:
(1) Street G 7200
(2) Street G 7400
(3) Street G 7500
(4) Avenue G 0 east of G 7214 J
(5) Tops of mastabas
(6) G 7000 X and pyramid G I-d

(1) Street G 7200
Men are now breaking up and clearing away boulders from the south end of this street, outside interior chapel of G 7220.

(2) Street G 7400
A little clearing continues outside G 7420. Here is the plan of the water, or blood channel found yesterday:

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) Street G 7500
Clearing chambers of several pits as follows:
G 7509 U: Dirty debris from south chamber.
G 7523 A: Stones and robbers' debris from west chamber.
G 7523 B: Clearing south chamber.
G 7610 W: Clearing dirty debris from chamber.

(4) Avenue G 0
A small number of men and boys are engaged in clearing the surface debris from east and south of G 7214 J and have found here a new pit which will be numbered later. [margin note] G 7216 A)

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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
    03/02/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 12

Photos 1

People 1

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.