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Friday, January 23, 1925 (continued)

(6) G 7101
G 7101 O: Chamber also cleared. Empty.
G 7101 V: Block removed. Roof slab had fallen in and now obscures view. Chamber will be cleared from above. Probably empty.

(7) G 7111
G 7111 D: Block removed. Burial completely disturbed, bones scattered over floor. A number of alabaster model jars in debris and a fragment of inscribed statuette base with name of Kawab.

(8) G 7215
G 7215 A: Opened south chamber. Empty.
G 7215 I: Block removed. Small chamber containing female ? skeleton in contracted position, bandaged in cloth. Head north facing east on wooden headrest which lies on its side base to west. Thigh at right angles to body, feet about 45 degrees with thigh. Right hand rests on knee, left arm broken off lies across body.
G 7215 V: Block removed. Male body in rock coffin covered with two limestone slabs. Undisturbed.
G 7215 Y: Opened up chamber. empty.

This afternoon Clark of E.E.S. came to tea and dinner.

Saturday, January 24, 1925
76th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 145
[total]: 230

Cars emptied:
Line V 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 30, 8:30 am - noon: 132, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 160
Total 322

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400: east of G 7410 and G 7420
(2) Street G 7500: east of G 7510
(3) Street G 7800
(4) G 7510
(5) G 7112 Pit A
(6) G 7215 Pits A, I, Y

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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
    01/23/1925; 01/24/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 8

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.