Anthes - Černý MSS 21.214-27, 2036-9
- 1946-1958 (Creation)
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0.5 cm, 16 letters
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16 letters from Anthes and 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Anthes.
Majority of the content is personal; Anthes communicated his wartime circumstances and subsequent career development, as well as the German Egyptology situation after the war (WWII). Černý provided professional information, as well as material assistance in the form of food rations sent to Anthes in the 1940s.
Anthes and Černý exchanged information on ostraca discoveries, Černý updating Anthes on new finds at Deir el-Medîna during the 1940s and 1950s. Anthes recipricated by supplying information regarding finds during excavations at Mît Rahîna.
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