- c.1937-1950 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Egyptologist of Georgian nationality. Born, Egypt 1915. Died, Cairo 1950. Studied with K. Sethe in Berlin. Appointed Secretary of the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo. Editorial Secretary of the Société des Études Juives en Égypte.
Previously with Professor J. Černý.
Notebook MSS 4.9 remained in the possession of Mrs Černý and was latter given to Dr Jaromir Malek who presented it to the Griffith Institute in 2012.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Professor J. Černý.
Notebook MSS 4.9 presented by Dr Jaromir Malek in February 2012.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Photographs of objects in museums and of sites, material collected for projected articles, notebooks, notes and articles on hieratic ostraca, and notes on Coptic grammar.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Presumably most of material kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Mainly French, some German.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
-Publication details indicated in Grdseloff catalogue.