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Sunday, February 22, 1925 (continued)

(1) Street G 7500 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]
[relief fragment 25-2-922, from G 7521]

G 7509 C: Down 330 cm in stones and dirty sand. Chamber on north.
G 7509 D: Shallow grave. Clear.
G 7509 E: Down 560 cm in dirty sand.
G 7509 F: Late(?) grave in between mastabas, to south of G 7521. Clear.
G 7509 G: Cleared. 160 cm deep. No chamber.
G 7510 G: Chambers now cleared.
G 7519 A: Now clear.
G 7519 B: C. Cleared. About 120 cm deep.
G 7519 D: Pit cleared. 520 cm deep.
G 7608 C: Down 915 cm.
G 7610 A: Pit clear of dirty sand. 390 cm deep. Chamber on west.
G 7610 W: Pit clear of dirty sand 1030 cm deep. Chamber on east and west.
G 7610 X: Pit clear. 200 cm deep. Chamber on north.
G 7610 Y: Cleared. 320 cm deep. Chamber on east.
G 7610 Z: Cleared. 270 cm deep. Chamber on north.
G 7620 A: Pit clear. 1030 cm deep. Chamber on north.
G 7620 I: Cleared. 180 cm deep. Chamber on south.
G 7620 J: Cleared. 200 cm deep. No chamber.
G 7620 O: Down 850 cm in robbers' debris. Many inscribed large blue glaze ushabtis [25-2-949] as of Dynasty 25 - 26 bearing the name of the [GLYPHS] [Patjenef] whose mother's name was [GLYPHS] [Herib-bastet]. Chamber is on south not yet quite reached.
G 7620 Q: Cleared.
G 7610 R: Clearing chambers.
G 7632 A: Still obtaining many small late beads from very dirty debris in chambers. Some inscribed ushabtis of [GLYPHS] [Ahmose son of Wahibre] and great numbers similar uninscribed [25-2-954, 25-2-955, 25-2-956, 25-2-957, 25-2-958]. From this burial there have been several hundreds of small ushabtis.

(2) G 7000 X
Work commenced on this tomb at about 9:45 am. Over step 1 and 13 cm below the rock surface above there is on each side a round slot-hole about 14 cm in diameter and about 12 deep. These were clearly for a wooden shaft to assist in lowering the contents of the hypogeum into place. That on the west contained fragments of burnt wood mixed with cement [= plaster // GAR] and a few pebbles. It is deeper than the eastern. Over the page is shown a section. Scale 1:15

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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
    02/22/1925
  • Mentioned on page
    Ahmose (in G 7632)
    Herib-bastet (in G 7610+7620)
    Patjenef (in G 7610+7620)
    Wahibre (in G 7632)
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 9

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Ahmose (in G 7632)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Wahibre. Set of ca. 381+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (25-2-954, 25-2-955, 25-2-956, 25-2-957, 25-2-958, 25-2-1008), with ca. 34 inscribed for Ahmose (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Ahmose); found in G 7632 A, with most in sub-pit c = A VI and a few in sub-pit a = A VII.
  • Herib-bastet (in G 7610+7620)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Mother of Patjenef. Scattered set of ushabtis inscribed for Patjenef attributed to G 7620 O.
  • Patjenef (in G 7610+7620)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Child (born) of Herib-Bastet. Scattered set of ushabtis inscribed for Patjenef attributed to burial in G 7620 O
  • Wahibre (in G 7632)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Father of Ahmose. Set of ca. 420+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (25-2-824 – 25-2-838, 25-2-841 – 25-2-844, 25-2-875 – 25-2-882), with ca. 78+ inscribed for Wahibre (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Wahibre); found in G 7632 A, sub-pit b = A II, and scattered in central chamber = A I and sub-pit a = A VII. Name also appears on set of ca. 381+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (25-2-954, 25-2-955, 25-2-956, 25-2-957, 25-2-958, 25-2-1008), with ca. 34 inscribed for Ahmose (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Ahmose); found in G 7632 A, with most in sub-pit c = A VI and a few in sub-pit a = A VII.

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.