James Teackle Dennis Collection
- 1906-1907 (Creation)
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Name of creator
American attorney and Egyptologist. Born, Baltimore, MD 1865. Died, Woodbrook, MD 1918. Educated Lafayette College and John Hopkins University, 1896-1903. Went to Egypt on several occasions between 1895 and 1907. Worked with the Hearst Expedition of the University of California at Gîza in 1903-4 and as a volunteer assistant to E. Naville at Deir el-Bahri. Published several popular books about his travels.
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Scope and content
Some 250 facsimile copies of graffiti and ostraca found by E. Naville at Deir el-Bahri, probably mostly in the Hathor-cow Chapel, in 1906-7.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged by hieroglyphic, hieratic, Demotic, and Coptic texts.
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Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
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