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Saturday, January 24, 1925 (continued)

(3) Street G 7800 (continued)

G 7802 C: has chamber on west; the door being at 250 cm.
G 7802 E: clearing pit; down 300 cm.
G 7804 A: blocked chamber on west; down 115 cm.
G 7804 B: clean debris at 340 cm.
G 7805 A: down 320 cm; chamber on west.
G 7805 C: down 160 cm; blocked chamber on west.
G 7807 A: chamber on west at 430 cm.
G 7807 B: chamber east at 300 cm.
G 7807 C: chamber east at 385 cm.
G 7808 A: blocked chamber at west.
G 7808 B: blocked chamber at west at 300 cm; down 420 cm.
G 7809 A: clearing chamber at 280 cm; statuette fragment from pit.
G 7809 B: chamber west at 215 cm.
G 7809 C: blocked chamber at east; 220 cm down.
G 7809 D: down 360 cm.
G 7810: clearing room beyond B looking southwards and pit B.
G 7810 A: clearing room towards west.
G 7811: clearing pit A and small room leading southwards.
G 7812: clearing smaller rooms northwards.

Thus at present in this area there are five chambers with blocked doors:
G 7804 A
G 7805 C
G 7808 A
G 7808 B
G 7809 C
These will be photographed and drawn before opening.

This morning the "Egyptian Gazette" contained a short extract from the Times article on the tomb G 7102, referring to the visit of Dr. Howell and Lady Allenby, and describing the discovery as of greater interest to specialists than to the general public.

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  • 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
  • Mentioned on page
    Dr. Morton Howell
    Lady Allenby
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7102

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7802

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7804

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7805

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7807

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7808

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7809

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7811

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7812a

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7812b

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7800

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

People 3

Modern People

  • Dr. Morton Howell

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Visitor; American Minister
  • Lady Allenby

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Wife of Lord Edmund Allenby, British High Commissioner of Egypt, 1919-1925.
  • 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.