File NEWB4/24 - Ancient peoples including Libyans

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NEWB4/24

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Ancient peoples including Libyans

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0.5 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Hamites. Lybians' containing notes on ancient peoples, including notes on Libya, or Tehenu-land, and its inhabitants.

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  • Draft on the <i>pdtiu</i> or 'bow people', with tracing of the standards on the uppermost register of the Scorpion King's macehead (Ashmolean Museum, AN1896-1908.E3632)
  • Notes on bows
  • Notes on Libyans and Libyan tribes
  • Notes on 'The Nine Bows' including copies of inscriptions from the Temple of Horus at Edfu (TopBib vi.164(320 }-(323)) taken from Rougé, Jacques de (ed.) 1880. <i>Inscriptions et notices recueillies à Edfou (Haute-Égypte) pendant la mission scientifique de M. le vicomte Emmanuel de Rougé</i>, 2 vols. Paris: Ernest Leroux, plates CXIII-CXV (OEB 148961)
  • Notes on the land of Medja (a region in modern northern Sudan)
  • Part of a draft on inhabitants of the north west Delta region
  • Notes on the history of Tehenu-land including tracings and cutting of an ivory cylinder found at Hieraconpolis with Narmer depicted as a catfish striking his Libyan enemies (Ashmolean Museum, E.3915)
  • Notes on berbers
  • Part of a draft titled 'Tehenu-land; its situation, history, cults, and products'
  • Notes on Tehenu-land
  • Drawing of a reconstruction of three ivory fragments featuring men carrying handled vases, published in Petrie, F. 1901. <i>The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties</i>, Plate IIIa no.2 and Plate IV no.s 6 and 15 (OEB 147184)
  • Cutting of an image of a vase fragment featuring a soldier (Egyptian Museum of Berlin, 15084)
  • Cutting of an image of a basalt statuette known as the 'MacGregor Man' (Ashmolean Museum, 1922.70) (TopBib v.119A)
  • Draft on Tehenu-land including tracing of a scene from the Mortuary Temple of Sahure, published in Borchardt, L. 1913. <i>Das Grabdenkmal des Königs Sáḥu-re: Die Wandbilder: Abbildungsblätter</i>, Volume II, Plate I, Leipzig: Hinrichs (OEB 134997)

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Geographical 2'.

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Rougé, Jacques de (ed.) 1880. Inscriptions et notices recueillies à Edfou (Haute-Égypte) pendant la mission scientifique de M. le vicomte Emmanuel de Rougé, 2 vols. Paris: Ernest Leroux, plates CXIII-CXV (OEB 148961)

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Petrie, F. 1901. The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties, Plate IIIa no.2 and Plate IV no.s 6 and 15 (OEB 147184)

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Borchardt, L. 1913. Das Grabdenkmal des Königs Sáḥu-re: Die Wandbilder: Abbildungsblätter, Volume II, Plate I, Leipzig: Hinrichs (OEB 134997)

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PEN/G.XX/F.A

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