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Marble sculptures from the East Pediment of the Parthenon: torso of Selene (Athens, Acropolis Museum, 438-432 BC) and horse head (London, British Museum, reg. 1816,0610.98 - BM Sculpture 303.O, 438-432 BC)

Marble sculptures from the East Pediment of the Parthenon: torso of Selene (Athens, Acropolis Museum, 438-432 BC) and horse head (London, British Museum, reg. 1816,0610.98 - BM Sculpture 303.O, 438-432 BC):
-pencil drawing on paper
-loose, together with Bonomi MSS 38.6
-17.8 x 16.5 cm

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)

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)

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