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Sunday, February 8, 1925 (continued)

(2) Street G 7500 and G 7510 (continued)
The southern part of the exterior chapel is now sufficiently clear for planning and is shown here as far as is excavated.

[ILLUSTRATION]

To the north of this line [marked "Not yet excavated"] appeared during the day, beyond G 7510 Y, a large number of pits which will be planned tomorrow. They have been given the following numbers:

G 7510 Z: Down 400. Robbers' debris. Many late Ptolemaic-Roman pots, one bearing a complete hieratic text. Beautiful b.f. amulet of Nefratum standing on back of a lion "couchant".
G 7510 W: Down 500. Stones and robbers' debris. Very many late pots.
G 7510 V: Down 670. Robbers' debris. Open chambers on west and east.
G 7510 U: Down 240. Many pots found in robbers' debris.
G 7510 T: Cleared. Depth 202. No chamber.
G 7510 S: At 120 head of body standing upright. Another skull (and body) showing at 178.
G 7510 R: Down 200. Dirty robbers' debris.
G 7510 Q: Down 200. Clean sand.

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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
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

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  • 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.