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Five ornamental/commemorative column designs from ancient Greek pottery decoration, traced from publications

Five ornamental/commemorative column designs from ancient Greek pottery decoration, traced from publications. Upper left: column shaft with decoration on top; upper middle: Ionic column; upper right: Doric column on altar; lower left: column or pillar with palmette [detail from Tischbein, W., Collection of engravings from ancient vases of Greek workmanship discovered in sepulchres in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies but chiefly in the neighbourhood of Naples during the course of the years MDCCLXXXIX and MDCCLXXXX, now in the possession of Sir W. Hamilton..., vol. III (1795), pl. 51]; lower right: herm and part of altar.
-pencil tracings on tracing paper
-loose
-15.4 x 27.3 cm
-[on tracing] 'Vol II Pl. 96' (pencil note) and erased 'Pl. 72'
-[on tracing] 'Vol II Pl. 89' (pencil note)
-[on tracing] 'Vol II Pl. 72' (pencil note)
-[on tracing] 'Tischbein Vol III' (pencil note)
-[on tracing] 'Vol II Pl 97' (pencil note)

Side of sarcophagus

Side of sarcophagus:
-pencil drawing on paper
-loose
-12.7 x 19.6 cm
-[on drawing] 'No. 726, side B, the side' (pencil note)
-[on drawing] 'y' / 'z' (pencil labels)

Studies of feet

Studies of feet:
-ink and pencil sketches on card
-loose
-8.1 x 15.9 cm
-[on sketch] '31 Decem 1916' (ink note)

Coloured lithograph of details from Greek vase by Nikosthenes discovered in Etruria, from the collection of the Marquess of Northampton

Coloured lithograph of details from Greek vase by Nikosthenes discovered in Etruria, from the collection of the Marquess of Northampton; published on 23 April 1848 as plate XVI to illustrate "Observations by the Marquess of Northampton, Pres. R.S., F.S.A., upon a Greek vase discovered in Etruria, now in his Lordship's possession, bearing the name of the fabricator Nicosthenes", in Archaeologia: or, Miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity, published by the Society of Antiquaries of London 32 (1847), p. 255-262:
-multi-coloured (orange, red, black) lithograph
-loose
-24.3 x 29.4 cm

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body:
-pencil text on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 43.1
-11.1 x 18.1 cm
-[text] 'Statue of a man sleeping on a / wine skin in Pentelic marble. / S of this proper line long wide This statue in the / collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell is of excellent sculpture and probably / by an Athenian artist since it / is [made (crossed out)] carved out of a marble found in / the vicinity of Athens. / Very early indeed did the thinking and in / telligent man of antiquity such as poets / painters and sculptors describe and / pourtray [each in (crossed out)] with admirable truth the effects / of persistant indulgence in alcoholic / beverages on the intellect and on the / external configuration of the human body / X They indeed had more [than we have (crossed out)] and better'

Egypt. Thebes. West Bank. Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. Tomb of Neferhotep (TT 49). Hall. Mourning women and child from funeral procession

Mourning women and child behind the [coffin being dragged] from a scene depicting the funeral procession of the deceased in the Hall of Tomb of Neferhotep (TT 49) at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, on the West Bank of Thebes (TopBib i2.91.(4).I):
-pencil and watercolor (black and pink) sketch on tracing paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.2 [Middle and Bottom]
-15.7 x 12.1 cm
-[on mount] 'Two young women a child / and a grey headed old woman / putting dust on their heads / at the departure of the boat / that carries the mummy of / some relation or benefactor / to the Tomb / Drawn from the wall of a / tomb at Gorna' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'Tomb of Nefer Hotep (49)' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on mount] encircled '1' (crossed out) (pencil note)
-[on mount] '2' (pencil note)

Drawings Egypt

Portfolio entitled 'Drawings Egypt / JB'
Pencil note: '15' (by Bonomi)
Red pencil note at top right corner: encircled 'E' (reference to previous arrangement, almost certainly introduced by Dr Moss)
Pencil note: 'Various - mostly Thebes' (underlined) (almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Ink table of contents with some pencil notes on piece of paper partially glued to cover:
-'1 Alphabet'
-'2 Three pieces some women and a child from / a tomb at Thebes (underlined in pencil) / Pillar of a tomb at Sakkara / Name on Trail's block of Basalt'
-'3 Name on a tablet Cairo / Name of the Faioum'
-'4 Note'
-'5 Hierogs invented by Birch'
-'6 Hierogs found at Carthage'
-'7 Name of places mentioned in the Bible / in and near Egypt'
-'8 Hieroglys on the stem of a head rest / Walter Hawkins'
-'9 Bull Great Court Medinet Haboo'
-'10 Tracing of a soul being weighed Tomb Thebes'
-'11 Beautiful outline Memnonion Zodiac Chart(?) (crossed out with pencil)'
-'Design restoration / restorations' (pencil additions above 11)

Pencil notes partially covered by piece of paper glued to cover: 'This is a / rubbing / from some / Hieroglyphics / found among / the ruins of / Carthage / Given to me in Egypt'

Pencil note on small piece of paper mounted on verso of cover: 'Ask Prisse where lives / the man who cuts paper / inscriptions'
Pencil note on small piece of paper mounted on verso of cover: 'Lahaf / Vermilion / House'.

Hieroglyphic alphabet

List of hieroglyphic signs with their corresponding phonetic values in English, and some examples:
-ink and pencil text and hieroglyphs on paper
-mounted
-9.7 x 19.4 cm
-[on mount] 'By Max Weidenback / The Pyramids' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '1' (pencil note)

Cartouches of Amasis

Cartouches of Amasis:
-pencil sketches on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.3 [Middle and Bottom]
-5.4 x 6.2 cm
-[on mount] '3' (pencil note)

Egypt. Thebes. West Bank. Location not known. Tomb of Amenemopet. Weighing of the heart scene and deceased led by Harsiesi to Osiris, Isis and Nephthys

Weighing of the heart scene and deceased led by Harsiesi to Osiris, Isis and Nephthys, from the Tomb of Amenemopet, location not known, on the West Bank of Thebes:
-pencil sketch/tracing on tracing paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.14 [Lower]
-19.5 x 8.3 cm
-[on mount] 'Theban Tomb Amenemopet (Site unknown)' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on mount] '10' (pencil note)

Egypt. Thebes. East Bank. Karnak. Great Temple of Amun. Seventh Pylon. South Face. Obelisk of Tuthmosis III, now in Istanbul (note on pyramidion and copy of cartouches)

Note on the pyramidion and copy of the cartouches of an obelisk of Tuthmosis III, originally erected in front of the South Face of the Seventh Pylon in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak, on the East Bank of Thebes, and now in Istanbul ("Obelisk of Theodosius") (TopBib ii.171):
-pencil text and sketches on paper
-loose, between Bonomi MSS 4.8 and Bonomi MSS 4.13
-5.2 x 8.5 cm
-[on sketch] 'The W face of Pyramidion of the / obelisk of Constantinople / the god holds the king / by his right hand / and gives him life' (pencil note)

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