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Sunday, February 8, 1925 (continued)

(2) Street G 7500 (continued)
The street is now being cleared on both sides to 18 meters north of the south wall of interior chapel G 7510 and on the west side only between 11 and 15 meters north of this point up to the southern brick wall of the chapel(?) with arches.
The smaller pit under the south doorjamb of the door leading into interior chapel of G 7510 has now been cleared to rock. Clean sand came from it.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7430
Having cleared the north chamber below pit G 7430 C the men are now emptying two pits found in this chamber. In the west pit they have reached 2.50 meters and in the east 3.10 meters. Both are at this level filled with robbers' debris.

(4) G 7631
The pit A and its chambers are now cleared and work on the mastaba ceased this morning.

Monday, February 9, 1925
91st day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 127
[total]: 212

Cars emptied:
Line VI 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 76, 8:30 am - noon: 240, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 280
[total] 596

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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
    02/08/1925; 02/09/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 4

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.