File Edel - Černý MSS 21.54-5, 426-73 - Edel, Elmar - correspondence

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Edel - Černý MSS 21.54-5, 426-73


Edel, Elmar - correspondence


  • 1948-1969 (Creation)

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0.5 cm. 50 letters

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43 letters from Edel, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Edel.
-CEDAE expeditions
-etymologies, including Coptic
-the Nubian campaign - texts from Amara and Abu Simbel
-Aswan fieldwork of Edel, hieratic texts on vessels from Aswan
-book exchange
-communication between European and Egyptian Egyptologists

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  • English
  • German

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Egyptological Archives of the University of Milan, Collection Elmar Edel, including letters from Černý.

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The Edel papers and Nubian campaign archive resources:
-Piacentini, P. (ed.), Gli archivi egittologici dell’Università degli Studi di Milano. 1 Il fondo Elmar Edel (2006) (OEB 155184).
-Piacentini, P., 'Ten years later' [Editorial], Egyptian and Egyptological Documents, Archives, Libraries 1 (2009), 11-20 (OEB 171822).
-Piacentini P., 'The Egyptological Archives of the Università degli Studi di Milano', in 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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