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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)

Note from the voyage to France

Note from the voyage to France:
-pencil text on paper
-mounted
-4.8 x 19.5 cm
-[text] 'Cassot island near / and belonging to / Crete (Candia) in this / island about the begin[nin]g / of the Greek war a ship / belonging to the french / ship conveying arms / which (crossed out) was taken by / pirates and conveyed / to this island who after / taking the contents / permitted the ship to / go. Soon after this / event came to the / island a large french vessel / of war and a smaller / one to demand the / restitution of the / arms which was / given up The captain / of the larger vessel / finding two (?) / slaves one tall the / other short bought / them of the master / The Tall slave is the / sister of a man / in the service of / Husseyn son of H II M A called / Krasheed'
-[on mount] 'This note written on board a Steemer / belonging to Muhammad Ali at Marseilles / at the request of the brother of the person to be / enquired for on my arrival in Paris / The brother a slave that accompanied / the son of M Ali on the voyage from Egypt / to France His office was to wait on the / young prince and to rub his feet' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '4' (pencil note)

Egyptian sistrum and floral motifs

Egyptian sistrum and floral motifs:
-pencil sketches on paper
-partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 4.3 [Top and Middle]
-5.4 x 5.5 cm
-[on sketches] 'Job before 28 days' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '3' (pencil note)

Note from the voyage to France (second incomplete version)

Note from the voyage to France (second incomplete version):
-pencil text on paper
-mounted
-4.8 x 6.5 cm
-[text] 'In the beginning of the / Greek war a french vessel / conveying arms was cap / tured by greek pirates and / taken to Cassot, a small / island near Crete (Candia)'
-[on mount] '4' (pencil note, by Bonomi)

Note on two publications

Note on two publications:
-pencil text on paper
-loose, between Bonomi MSS 4.8 and Bonomi MSS 4.13
-5.2 x 8.2 cm
-[text] 'The Churchman's / companion / Vol 6 / Masters Aldersgate / Scriptural Coincidences / J J Blunt' (pencil note)

Egypt. Island of Philae. Kiosk of Trajan. View

Watercolour view of the Kiosk of Trajan in the Island of Philae (TopBib vi.250):
-watercolour on paper
-loose
-41.4 x 25.6 cm
-[on watercolour] encircled '7' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on verso] 'Philae?' (pencil note, almost certainly not by Bonomi nor Dr Moss)

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