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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 226

Saturday, February 7, 1925 (continued)

work on:
(1) Street G 7500
(2) G 7120 A
(3) G 7430 C
(4) G 7510
(5) G 7631

(1) Street G 7500 and G 7510
Clearing the interior chapel of G 7510 the door was traced and the circular pit below it found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Work in this chapel, to the north continued all day. To the south about 5 meters south of the south doorjamb various large walls covered with a white plaster and belonging to the exterior chapel (of crude brick) were being excavated. Here at 428 south of the main door and 105 cm below present level were found many fragments of a fine alabaster offering table(?) inscribed. These were near the small door west of the large white wall. Fragments mentioned [GLYPHS] and [GLYPHS] etc.
Another party was excavating just north of G 7510 Y and another north of G 7631 while a third party was tracing the large brick courtyard which lies some way east of the chapels of G 7510 and north of G 7631.
This is a plan of the chapels of G 7510 as far as at present excavated. Scale 1:75

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microfilm: end page 226

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
    02/07/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankh-haf (G 7510)
    Hetepheres (in G 7510)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 7510)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7510. Husband of Hetepheres.
  • Hetepheres (in G 7510)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Ank-haf (owner of G 7510) and eldest daughter of Snefru and Hetepheres I. North false door inscribed for Hetepheres; in situ in G 7510, interior chapel.

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.