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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 228

Sunday, February 8, 1925
90th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 126
[total]: 211

Cars emptied:
Line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 63, 8:30 am - noon: 231, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 276
[total] 570

work on:
(1) Street G 7300
(2) Street G 7500
(3) G 7430
(4) G 7631

(1) Street G 7300 and G 7320
The drain from the tank in the exterior chapel of G 7320 runs nearly as shown here. Scale 1:100.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) Street G 7500 and G 7510
The morning at 7:30 was made the very important find of a fine limestone portrait bust of Ankhaf [25-3-241] which had fallen from its pedestal at the north of room I in the Exterior Chapel of G 7510. This is an almost perfect piece and displays the most amazing technique and beauty of form. It is life-size and painted the usual red, the bones of shoulder and back and skull are shown with admirable skill and restraint, and the expression is very lifelike. It was found lying on its back on the floor of this room, head south.

[ILLUSTRATION] scale 1:60

In this room was also found late pot:

[ILLUSTRATION] diameter about 180 cm at rim.

microfilm: end page 228

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–
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankh-haf (G 7510)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 7510)

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

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.