Chicago, Oriental Institute Photographs Collection
- 1924-1957 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Property of Chicago, Oriental Institute.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Dr Moss' request for these photographs was part of the photographic exchange scheme between Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, and Chicago, Oriental Institute, 1950-1957.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Black and white photographs of TT55, Qurna (Temple of Sethos I), Deir el-Shelwît (Temple of Isis), and Luxor Temple. Photographs taken by the University of Chicago, Oriental Institute Epigraphic Survey, Luxor, Egypt. See https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/projects/epigraphic-survey.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Chicago, Oriental Institute.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Handwritten catalogue and notebook compiled by Dr R. L. B. Moss.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Luxor, Chicago House and Chicago, Oriental Institute.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
- Some used in Chicago, Oriental Institute publications.