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Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 (Medinet el-Faiyum and Hawara)

  • Journal letters.
  • December 5, 1887, through to May 12, 1888.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie begins the season excavating in the temple of Sobek at Medinet el-Faiyum, then moves on to Hawara where he surveys the pyramid, as well as finding many mummy-portraits from the Roman Period cemetery there.
  • Main sites: Medinet el-Faiyum and Hawara.
  • Other sites: Byahmu (Biyahmu), Medinet el-Gurob (Ghurab; Gourob).

Petrie Journal 1886 to 1887 (Nile voyage and Dahshur)

  • Journal letters
  • November 29, 1886, through to May 30, 1887.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie and F. Ll. Griffith charter a boat for two months which will take them from Minya to Aswan enabling them to visit many sites along the way. At the end of the two months, they return to Luxor where Petrie commences with his main task of collecting material for his “Racial Types” project which involves the photographing and making squeezes of scenes in the temples at Karnak before he moves across to the West Bank to continue this work in the temples and tombs there. Later in the season, Petrie moves on to Dahshur to survey the pyramids.
  • Main sites: Aswan, Karnak, Dahshur.
  • Other sites: Ramesseum, Valley of the Kings.
  • Pages 34 and 34A are copies of letters by Petrie's mother Anne.

Petrie Journal 1881 to 1882 (Giza and Nile voyage)

  • Journal letters.
  • October 3, 1881, to May 8, 1882.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie's main activity was the continuation of the measurement-survey of the pyramids at Giza, which was started the preceding season (1880 to 1881). This was the first season that Petrie took photographs using the pinhole camera he built himself.
    -Main site: Giza.
  • Other sites: Saqqara, Abusir, Maidum, el-Hiba, Kom el-Ahmar, Amarna, Dendera, Thebes, Medinet Habu, Ramesseum, Luxor, Medinet el-Faiyum, Dahshur, Hawara.

Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 (Giza)

  • Journal letters
  • November 30, 1880, to June 22, 1881.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie's first visit to Egypt commencing with a measurement-survey of the Giza pyramids, which was continued and completed the following season (1881 to 1882).
  • Main site: Giza.
  • Other sites: Dahshur and Saqqara.

Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 (Naucratis, Nabesha, and Dafana)

  • Journal letters
  • November 23, 1885, to June 1, 1886.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie, assisted by F. Ll. Griffith and E. A. Gardner, resumes excavating at Naucratis. In January 1886, Gardner is left to continue excavating at Naucratis while Petrie and Griffith begin excavating at Nebesha. At the end of March 1886, Petrie moves to Dafana and excavates there.
  • Main sites: Naucratis (Naukratis), Nabesha (Tell Nebesha; Tell Farun), and Dafana (Tell Dafana; Daphnae).
  • Other sites: Tanis (San el-Hagar).
  • Pages 7-9 and 45-6 are copies of letters by Petrie's mother Anne.

Petrie Journal 1884 to 1885 (Naucratis)

  • Journal letters
  • November 8, 1884, to May 31, 1885.
  • Handwritten.
  • At Naucratis, Petrie is assisted by F. Ll. Griffith, who is on his first visit to Egypt. In April 1885, Griffith is left to continue excavating at Naucratis while Petrie returns to Tanis to continue the previous season’s work. It was at Naucratis that Petrie earned the moniker “father of pots”, Griffith's being the “father of potsherds”, which is mentioned by Petrie in the journal.
  • Main sites: Naucratis (Naukratis) and Tanis (San el-Hagar).
  • Pages 15-68 and 92 are photocopies of the originals kept in the Egypt Exploration Society in London.
  • Pages 69, 179 and 196-199 do not exist.
  • Pages 21v, 40, 79v, 86v, 91v, 101v, 109v, 121v, 133v, 145v, 160v, 170v, 178v, 183v, 187v, 188v, 193v, 195v, 205v, 207v, 212v, 214v and 216v have not been scanned but are transcribed (secondary information).
  • Pages 188[G]-200[G] are by Professor Griffith and the originals are kept in the Egypt Exploration Society in London; no photocopies nor scans exist in the Griffith Institute.
  • Pages 217-223 are by R. W. P.; they are (not exact) copies of one of Petrie's letters.
  • Some pages are misnumbered (page numbers repeated or in wrong order).
  • The transcription follows the correct order of all the pages. Problems with the numbering system are indicated in the notes.

Petrie Journal 1883 to 1884 (Tanis)

  • Journal letters.
  • November 7, 1883, through to July 7, 1884.
  • Handwritten.
  • In early December 1883, Petrie, accompanied by his friends Prof. and Mrs Sheldon Amos, charters a dahabiyeh from Cairo, travelling through the Wadi Tumilat to Ismailia, Petrie prospects sites along the way including the site for Petrie's next season which is later identified by him as Naucratis. In February 1884, Petrie begins his first large-scale excavations at Tanis which continue into June.
  • Main site: Tanis (San el-Hagar).

Page 28

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.109 Stele, temp. Tiberius.
-K.110 Hieroglyphic & demotic stele. Shewing two Min statues, one in shrine.
-K. 111 Osiris tablet. Roman age. Found in a chapel on S. of temenos, built by Aahmes II, restored in Roman age.
-K.112 Altar of M. Aurelius Bēlkabos standard bearer of the Palmyrene archers. Caracalla.

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