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Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Egyptianizing cartouches (fragment and complete) from carved ivory inlay panels (London, British Museum, BM 123855 = 1848,0720.78 = C.50 & BM 118120 = 1848,0720.20 = C.48, 9th-8th century BC).

Egyptianizing cartouches (fragment and complete) from carved ivory inlay panels, from the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kalhu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 123855 = 1848,0720.78 = C.50 & BM 118120 = 1848,0720.20 = C.48, 9th-8th century BC (TopBib vii.397):
-pencil sketches/tracings on tracing paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 50.24 and Bonomi MSS 50.26-28
-19.6 x 12.4 cm

View of Acca (Acre)

View of Acca (Acre):
-ink sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 51.1
-10.3 x 5.0 cm
-[on sketch] 'Acca' (ink note)

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Room B. Panel 10. Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II and his army crossing the Euphrates, c. 865-860 BC; sketch in grid from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124543 = 1848,1104.8

Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II and his army crossing the Euphrates, c. 865-860 BC; sketch in grid from gypsum slab (panel 10) from Room B in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124543 = 1848,1104.8:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted
-36.5 x 23.3 cm

Sea view with six ships

Sea view with six ships:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 52.1
-23.0 x 17.5 cm
-[on sketch] '4' [originally '3'] (pencil note)

Egypt. El-Ashmunein. Re-used blocks from Amarna. Cartouches of Neferneferuaten-Nefertiti and Akhenaten on a block, probably basalt, formerly in J. Traill's collection and current location not known

Cartouches of Neferneferuaten-Nefertiti and Akhenaten on a block, probably basalt, originally from Amarna but found at el-Ashmunein, formerly in J. Traill's collection and current location not known:
-pencil sketches and ink notes on paper
-partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.2 [Top and Middle]
-6.3 x 9.9 cm
-[on sketches] 'Cairo' (ink note)
-[on sketches] 'Mr Traill's fragment' (ink note)
-[on mount] '2' (pencil note)

Note

Note:
-pencil text on paper
-partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.3 [Top and Middle]
-5.4 x 5.5 cm
-[text] '1843 / Cairo to Wady Halfa / and back in 44 days / journey completed by the / end of September / Nº/ 24 Edinboro or Quarterly account of / Eastern Africa' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '3' (pencil note)

Note and diagram

Note (probably address) and diagram (probably street plan):
-pencil text and sketch on paper
-partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.14 [Upper]
-4.4 x 4.8 cm
-[text] 'Rue Tronchet / 29' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] '5 / 7 / 9 / 11' (pencil notes)
-[on mount] '10' (pencil note)

Egypt. Saqqara. Step pyramid enclosure of Netjerikhet. Underground rooms

Plans with measurements of underground rooms of step pyramid enclosure of Netjerikhet at Saqqara (TopBib iii2.401-402):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-17.2 x 11 cm
-[on sketch] 'tuffle' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'block / block' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'North east / corner' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'blocked / tuffle' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'tuffle' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'blocked / up north / stairs' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'North(?) / first / room' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'blocked / middle / rubbish' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'end of masonry' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'blocked / stones / slight corner of 4 feet' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'cavern / ascending / well / blocked / rubbish / stones' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'of stone(?) stairs / Ceilings rough rock / never been smooth / ornaments following(?) the / irregularities of the rock' (pencil note)

Egypt. Four views

Top: view of a boat being towed (Modern Egypt); second from top: unclear subject, not finished; second from bottom and bottom: views of Philae temple from West (TopBib vi.205):
-pencil sketches on paper
-mounted
-22.2 x 32.2 cm
-[on sketch] 'passed the / cataracts / Thursday 15 October / 1826' (pencil note, inked year)
-[on sketch] 'Ruined Pylon / Karnac.' (black ink note)
-[on mount] 'Temple near Cataract.' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on mount] encircled '2' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on mount] '5' (black ink note, almost certainly by Bonomi)

Egypt. Thebes. East Bank. Karnak Temple. Avenue of crio-sphinxes

View of three sphinxes from the Avenue of crio-sphinxes at Karnak, on the East Bank of Thebes (TopBib ii2.22):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-22.4 x 16.9 cm
-[on sketch] 'Karnac' (pencil note, almost certainly by Bonomi)
-[on sketch] encircled '6' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on verso] 'Karnak' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Note on signet rings

Note on signet rings:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-13.1 x 21.3 cm
-[page number] '36'
-[text]:
'Signet ring of fine gold weighing nearly 3 sovereigns
bearing the name of Shufu the (Suphis) of the Greeks
This remarkable piece of antiquity is in the highest state
preservation and(crossed out) said to have been found at Gezeh
in a tomb near that(crossed out) to the excavation of Col Campbell The work(crossed out)
in(crossed out) The style of the hieroglyphics is perfectly that of those
sculptors(crossed out) hieroglyphics(crossed out) of the tombs about the
great pyramid all the details are eminently executed
The heaven is engraved with minute(crossed out) stars; The Fox or Jackall has
significant lines within its con[t]our; The hatchets have
their handles bound with thongs as usual in the sculptures; The volumes have the
string that binds them differently(crossed out) hanging below the
roll differently placed from any example in sculptured or
painted hierogs in the tombs; The determinative for country
is studded with dots representing the sand of the mountainous
margins of the side(crossed out) valley of Egypt The sign [F35] has the
tongue and semilunar mark of the longer examples as also
the vase in the shape of the heart. The Name is surmounted
by the usual(crossed out) globe and feathers decorated in the usual way except
that the lines are more horizontal than in the sculptured examples,
and the ring of The cartouch is engraved with lines representing
a rope of(crossed out) of(crossed out) which decoration I know no(crossed out) of the line inclosing
the hieroglyphics of a royal name I know of no example but
this; the [Aa1] in the name is placed as in the tombs not in
the centre(crossed out) as of the cartouch; the chickens have their unfledged
wings The serastes its horns to be seen only with the magnifying
glass Of(crossed out) the variations in(crossed out) from the usual made of representing
a volume and the inclosure of Royal names are circumstances
favorable to the genuineness of this remarkable piece of antiquity
for when taken into consideration with the style of the work(crossed out) which
is infinitely more difficult to imitate than little(crossed out) little x[crossed out]
in which(crossed out) details from(crossed out) in which the fabricator would not have
ventured to differ from the known examples'

Note on signet rings (continuation)

Note on signet rings (continuation):
-ink text on paper
-loose
-13.1 x 21.3 cm
-[page number] '37'
-[text]:
'Ring of fine gold found in a wooden box
at Thebes(crossed out) in a tomb at Thebes

Gold ring with a figure of Isis sitting
it is massive and of that shape called Opisphendone
Thebes(crossed out) Sakkara

Ring of fine gold with the figures of 2 goddesses
engraved in two cartouches surmounted with the
feathers Sakkara

Scarabeus set in gold on a pivot

Ring of pure(?)(crossed out) gold in which is tastefully inserted
2 blue stones and one red one

Ring of gold with a pyramidal stone in it

Ring of gold with a x plate

Ring of gold with a carnelian scarabeus

Ring of silver massive and of the greek form

Sakkara'

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