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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 1, 1925
83rd day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 133
[total]: 218

Cars emptied:
Line V 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 39, 8:30 am - noon: 70, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm __
Line VI 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 60, 8:30 am - noon: 192, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 278
Line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 18, 8:30 am - noon: 43, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 95
totals 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 117, 8:30 am - noon: 305, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 373
[grand totals] Line V 109, Line VI 520, Line VII 156, totals 785

work on:
(1) Street G 7400
(2) Street G 7500
(3) Avenue G 0 east
(4) Avenue G 2 east
(5) G 7422 C - D

(1) Street G 7400 and G 7430
Street G 7400, east of G 7430.
Still clearing the exterior chapel of G 7430 whose limits have now been reached, and clearing the debris from the interior chapel which is entered by a door in the west wall of the chapel, near the north end. When quite clear these chapels will be planned, at present certain details of their arrangement are still uncertain.

(2) Street G 7500 and G 7510
Now clearing street east of south end of G 7510 for a width of 11 meters eastwards from the mastaba and for a distance northwards of 14 meters.
The interior chapel of G 7510 is now being excavated. It is entirely ruined; its south end is about 12 meters north of Avenue G 2 east, it is 450 cm wide and 450 cm deep.

(3) Avenue G 0 east
Avenue G 0 east, north of G 7510.
The men cleared the north face of G 7510 for about 8 meters eastwards, where in the middle of the street is the beginning of a late stone grave.

(4) Avenue G 2 east
The Line VII in this street is used for carrying debris from chapels of G 7430.

(5) G 7422
Pit G 7422 C: Pit now cleared. Small chamber at west, entrance blocked by stones of which top course has been removed by thieves.
Pit G 7422 D: Block removed. The chamber has been entirely entered by thieves and apparently contains no objects.

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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
    02/01/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.