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Sunday, January 25, 1925 (continued)

(2) Street G 7500
Street G 7500: east of G 7510.
Now clearing north end of face of G 7510 and back of G 7610, dumping northward along Line VI.

(3) G 7510
Still searching for a second pit at south end of mastaba.

(4) G 7801 - G 7812
G 7801 C: clearing pit and chamber; clean sand coming up.
G 7801 E: clearing chamber on west.
G 7802 B: clearing pit; clean sand from 320 meters.
G 7802 C: two chambers on west now cleared.
G 7802 E: pit cleared; clearing chamber on west.
G 7803 A: cleared.
G 7803 B: pit cleared; chamber on west opened by robbers.
G 7803 C: clearing pit.
G 7803 D: cleared; chamber on west.
G 7803 E: cleared; chamber on west.
G 7804 B: pit cleared; blocked chamber south.
G 7809 A: cleared.
G 7809 B: cleared.
G 7809 D: pit cleared; blocked chamber west.
G 7810: clearing southward and westward in room south of B.
G 7811: clearing pit B and room to west.
G 7812: cleared pit A; cleared pit B and room at west, clearing pit C in this room; clearing rooms to northwest along a tunnel.

G 7805 D now proves not to be a pit but a gap only in the ground.

Monday, January 26, 1925
78th day of work

Quftis: 85
Locals: 151
[total]: 236

Cars emptied:
Line V 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 25, 8:30 am - noon: 52, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 100
Line VI 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 50, 8:30 am - noon: 160, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 230
Totals 6:40 am - 8:00 am: 75, 8:30 am - noon: 212, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 330
[line totals] Line V 177, Line VI 440, [grand total] 617

microfilm: end page 208

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
    01/25/1925; 01/26/1925
  • Author
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–

Tombs and Monuments 12

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.