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1924-1925-II

Rowe and Greenlees

[Kept by Alan Rowe, January 1 - January 20. Kept by T.R.D. Greenlees, January 21 - July 4]

Thursday, January 1, 1925
54th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 139
[total]: 224

Cars emptied:
Line II 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 46, 8:30 am - noon: 132, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 110
Line III 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 56, 8:30 am - noon: 128, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 130
Line IV 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 18, 8:30 am - noon: 56, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 55
[totals] 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 120, 8:30 am - noon: 316, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 295
[line totals] Line II 288, Line III 314, Line IV 129, [grand total] 731

Work on:
(1) Street G 7100: front of G 7110
(2) Street G 7200: front of G 7221 and G 7210
(3) Street G 7300
(4) G 7210 B
(5) G 7310 B
(6) G 7320 A
(7) G 7410 B
(8) G 7420 A
(9) G 7111
(10) G 7210

(1) Street G 7100 and G 7110
Street G 7100: front of G 7110. Continued clearing street G 7100, northwards, middle front of G 7110. Uncovered fragments of pavement (probably part of exterior chapel of G 7110), and intrusive mastaba G 7111 (see below - No. 9).
North of G 7111 opened a new section of debris; in this about 50 cm above the top of the broken casing of G 7110 a Ptolemaic mummy in a mummy case decorated in color; head (mask) only now visible. The body is orientated roughly east-west with head to the west.
On the back of G 7210 are masons marks in red - see No. 10 below.

[margin note:] Alan Rowe and T.R.D. Greenlees

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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
    01/01/1925
  • Author
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968
  • Mentioned on page
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 9

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.