File NEWB4/41 - Crane Dance

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Crane Dance


  • 1930s - 1940s Approximate date based on correspondence and draft (Creation)

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2 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Crane Dance' containing notes, drafts, correspondence, tracings, cuttings and drawings relating to the Crane Dance.

Also includes:
-Postcard and card with pictures of cranes
-Letter from Battiscombe Gunn referring to an article by Newberry on the Crane Dance, 14 January 1938
-Versions of draft titled 'The Crane Dance in Ancient Egypt'
-Draft on cranes in Egypt, c.1940s
-Notes on Muu dancers
-Notes on the Muu head-dress
-Draft titled 'The Crane Dance'
-Letter from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to Essie Newberry on the Crane Dance with related extract enclosed from 'The Yearling', 29 March 1939
-Cuttings of scenes from the southern wall of the tomb TT15 Tetiky (TopBib i.26) taken from Carnavon, Carter et al, Five years' explorations at Thebes : a record of work done 1907-1911, (1912) (OEB 136376)
-Postcard with bas-relief from the tomb of Ankhafitka [Nenkheftka], Saqqara, in the Cairo Museum, CG 1533 [TopBib iii2.580(4)]
-Notes on the labyrinth, swastika and Dipylon geometric style

Also includes reference to the tomb of Sehetepibre (TopBib i.679) and the location of the Ramesseum papyri.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 1'.

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Carnavon, Carter et al, Five years' explorations at Thebes : a record of work done 1907-1911, (1912) (OEB 136376)

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