File Bothmer - Černý MSS 21.18-22, 251-3, 2053-4 - Bothmer, Bernard V. - correspondence

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Bothmer - Černý MSS 21.18-22, 251-3, 2053-4


Bothmer, Bernard V. - correspondence


  • 1951-1968 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 10 letters

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9 letters from Bothmer, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Bothmer.
Monuments in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Brooklyn Museum of Fine Art, new acquisitions for Brooklyn Museum, in particular, objects found at Deir el-Medîna.
Bothmer arranged photography of Brooklyn Museum objects for Černý. Černý also mediated contacts for the museums in Prague regarding the Late Period material located there; Bothmer consulted these objects in 1933 and 1936, returning to the topic in 1958.

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  • English

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-Brooklyn Museum, Records of the Department of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Art (ECANEA) (1890s–2002), finding aid,
-Egyptological Archives of the University of Milan

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Bernard V. Bothmer, biographies:
-Bergman, D. in Art Libraries Journal 38 [4] (2013), 50-6 (OEB 204473).
-Bierbrier, M., Who was Who in Egyptology 4th ed. (2012), 72-3 (OEB 177035).


The Egyptological Archives of the Università degli Studi di Milano:
-Piacentini, P. (ed.), Egypt and the Pharaohs. From the Sand to the Library. Pharaonic Egypt in the archives and libraries of the Università degli Studi di Milano (2010), 63-114 (OEB 169106).

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