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Research material relating to the Scorpion and Narmer maceheads

Research material relating to the Scorpion macehead (Ashmolean Museum, AN1896.1908.E.3632) (TopBib v.194) and the Narmer macehead (Ashmolean Museum, AN1890.1908.E.3631).

Includes:
-Cuttings, tracings, drawings and photograph of the Narmer macehead
-Notes on the scorpion, the scorpion king and the scorpion macehead
-Rubbings, tracings and cuttings of the scorpion macehead
-Photographs of the scorpion macehead
-Correspondence between Iowerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, Ashmolean Museum and Miss Sewell, Griffith Institute, on Myrtle Broome's drawing of the Hierakonpolis macehead made for a lecture by Newberry c.1948, 9-11 December 1958

Also includes photograph of a scene showing Ptolemy IV hacking the ground from the Temple of Horus, Edfu (TopBib vi.137(117-118)).

Dynastic History

This group of material relates to dynastic Egypt and in particular Newberry’s research on the Second Intermediate Period including on officials and Kings.

Research material on King lists

Research material relating to King lists and the chronology of the Kings of ancient Egypt.

Includes:
-Notes on the Turin King List including tracing and copy
-Notes on Manetho
-Notes on the Karnak King list (Louvre Museum, E 13481)
-Notes on the Saqqara King list including photograph (Cairo Museum, CG 34516) (TopBib iii.666)
-Notes on the Abydos King lists from tomb of Ramesses II (British Museum, EA 117) and Temple of Seti I
-Notes on the Marseille stela (Marseille Museum, Inventory Number 204) (TopBib i.743)
-Copy of cartouches from burial chamber TT10 Penbuy (TopBib i.21(6))

Research notes on early Egyptian history

Typed and handwritten notes on the history of Egypt including <i>smsw-Hr</i> or 'Followers of Horus', 'the Scorpion King', early kingdoms and predecessors of Menes.

Also includes:
-Typed notes on Breasted, J.H. 'The Predynastic Union of Egypt', Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale 30 (1931), pp. 709-724 (OEB 135364)
-Typed copy of Phythian-Adams, 'Aiguptos: a derivation and some suggestions', in <i>The Journal of The Palestine Oriental Society</i>, 1922 (OEB 147278)

Notes on tombs at Sheikh Said

Research material with note made during previous archival processing which reads 'vol. IV 187 1892-3 Notes for E.E.F. [Egypt Exploration Fund] by Newberry et al later used by Davies when writing Rock Tombs of Sheikh Said'.

Notes on rock tombs at Sheikh Said including copy of inscriptions from tombs 1 and 2, and tombs numbered by Norman de Garis Davies 15,18, 19 and 20 (TopBib iv.189-190). Also includes list of the tombs at Sheikh Said numbers 1-25.

Includes reference to NB [Notebook] 5/17.

This material was previously housed in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Sites (except Theban tbs [tombs])'.

Related Publications:

Davies, Norman de Garis, 'The rock tombs of Sheikh Saïd', (London, 1901) (OEB 137917)

Photographs of statues

Photographs and postcards of statues from museums, mostly Cairo Museum. The photographs have been identified during previous archival processing with Topographical Bibliography references written on the back.

Includes:
-Green schist statue of Mentuhotep VI (TopBib 800-440-100) (British Museum, EA 65429)
-Head of Amun with features of Tutankhamun (TopBib 802-049-080) (Brussels, Musées Royaux d'Art, E.5698)
-Psammethek in front of Hathor Cow [postcard] (TopBib iii.671) (Cairo Museum, 784)
-Senenmut with Princess Neferure (TopBib ii.134) (Cairo Museum, 42114)
-Nufer [postcard] (TopBib iii.723) (Cairo Museum, CG 145)
-Head of Tii (also known as head of Mut) [postcard] (TopBib ii.84)
-Ramesses IV with captive [postcard]
-Head, possibly Amenophis I (TopBib ii.72) (Cairo Museum, JE 52364)
-Statues previously in the Amherst Collection
-Block Statue of Vizier User (TopBib ii.127) (Louvre Museum, A.127)
-Statuette of Reshef (TopBib 802-044-250) (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 89.2.215)
-Bust of Iker (TopBib i.651) (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 26.7.1393)
-Statue of a boar (British Museum, 51094)
-Painted statues of Prince Rahotpu and his wife Princess Nofrit (TopBib iv.91) (Cairo Museum, 3 and 4)
-Sesostris I (TopBib iv.84) (Cairo Museum, CG 44951)
-Wehebre (TopBib iv.47) (Cairo Museum, CG 672)
-Anubis [postcard] (TopBib iv.26A) (Cairo Museum, CG 38517)
-Ptah [postcard] (TopBib iii.833) (Cairo Museum, CG 38429)
-Statue called The Cheikh-el-Beled or head man of the Village [postcard] (TopBib iii.459) (Cairo Museum, CG 34)
-Osiris and Isis (TopBib iii.670) (Cairo Museum, CG 38884 and 38358)
-Statuettes from tomb of Hesi (TopBib iii.286) (Cairo Museum, JE 72225-6)
-Triple statue of Mersuankh (TopBib iii.270) (Cairo Museum, JE 66618)
-Statue of a female brewer (TopBib iii.270) (Cairo Museum, JE 66624)
-Face of male statue (TopBib iii.268) (Cairo Museum, JE 66625)
-Triple statue of man standing from tomb of Mersu'ankh (TopBib iii.268) (Cairo Museum, JE 66616)
-Triple statue of Rawer (TopBib iii.266) (Cairo Museum, JE 66615)
-Khafre [postcard] (TopBib iii.22) (Cairo Museum, CG 14)
-Head of Taharqa (TopBib ii.533) (Cairo Museum, CG 560)
-Colossus of Merneptah [postcard] (TopBib ii.448) (Cairo Museum, CG 607)
-Tuthmosis III [postcard] (TopBib ii.137) (Cairo Museum, CG 42053)
-Incomplete group statue of Ramesses III crowned by Horus (TopBib ii.526) (CG 629 and 1100)
-Tueris as hippopotamus [postcard] (TopBib ii.285-286) (Cairo Museum, CG 39145)
-Double statue of Sennufer and wife Sentnay with daughter Mutnefert (TopBib ii.283) (Cairo Museum CG 42126
-Amenophis II [postcard] (TopBib ii.282) (Cairo Museum, CG 39394)
-Senenmut (TopBib ii.262) (Cairo Museum, CG 579)
-Dhout [postcard] (TopBib ii.202) (Cairo Museum, CG 42123)
-Pedeamun-nebnesuttaui (TopBib ii.155) (Cairo Museum, JE 36908)
-Pedamenopet (TopBib ii.154) (Cairo Museum, JE 37341)
-Harkhebi (TopBib ii.150) (Cairo Museum, CG 42231)
-Nekhtefmut (TopBib ii.148) (Cairo Museum, CG 42207)
-Neferpert [postcard] (TopBib ii.144-5) (Cairo Museum, CG 42121)
-Queen Esi (TopBib ii.144) (Cairo Museum, CG 42072)
-Bronze schilbe fish from the top of a standard (British Museum, EA37449)
-Syria (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, M.45.3.121)

Inscriptions

Folder titled 'XII-XVIII - Illustrations' including tracings, rubbings and cuttings of inscriptions which are possibly in preparation for plates. These have been identified during previous archival processing with Topographical Bibliography references.

Includes copy of inscriptions from stelae and other objects from the Cairo Museum, Fitzwilliam Museum, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Leyden Museum, Liverpool Museum, British Museum, Marseille Museum, Louvre, Turin Museum, Vienna Museum and Amherst Collection.

Also includes:
-Copy of inscriptions and notes from lintel and jambs in tomb of Rensonb, El Kab (TopBib v.184)
-Copy of inscriptions from tomb of Sebeknekht, El Kab (TopBib v.184-5)
-Copy of inscription from Stela of Rehuankh, temple Sebkhotep IV, formerly in the Anastasi collection (Egyptian Museum of Berlin, 7311) (TopBib v.97A)
-Copy of inscription on a lintel from Abydos (Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels, E.5265)
-Copy of inscriptions from Peet, T., Naville, E. Cemeteries of Abydos, Volumes I-III, 1909-1913 (OEB 146102)
-Rubbing and tracing from a statue of the Vizier Iymeru-neferkarec (Cairo Museum, CG 42034) (TopBib ii.143)
-Rubbing and tracing from stela of Amenysonb (Louvre, C.11) (TopBib v.46)

Religion and Culture

This group of material relates to ancient Egyptian religion and culture including Newberry's research on the cults of ancient Egypt and so-called 'Arts of Life' such as making fire and keeping bees.

Research material on personal and place names

Research material on personal and place names. It appears the folder may have been reused as there is the reference PEN/G.IV/F.E on the cover which has been crossed out and inside the folder there is a list titled PEN/G.IV/F.E on tomb scenes, which does not relate to the contents.

The folder contains:
-Card catalogue and notes on personal names. The cards include hieroglyph transcriptions for personal names, variations of names, and references to occurences and published sources. There are small and large cards. The large cards appear to have been organised alphabetically and some of the smaller cards have been inserted accordingly.
-Card index titled 'Hieroglyphic' on personal names. Cards include hieroglyphs, their transcription, published sources, and notes on their meaning.
-Notebook containing notes in German on hieroglyphs, possibly personal names. The title page lists the following publications: Hoffman, Konrad, 'Die theophoren Personennamen des älteren Ägyptens' (1915) (OEB 141591) and Sethe, Kurt, 'Untersuchungen zur Geschichte und altertumskunde Äegyptens' (1896) (OEB 150123).
-Envelope containing notes on Ranke, Hermann, 'Keilschriftliches Material zur Altägyptischen Vokalisation' (1910) (OEB 147958).
-Envelope containing loose notes on personal names.
-Envelope containing notes relating to names including on minerals and stones, compounds with King's names, animal names, and names relating to deities.
-Loose notes on personal and place names.

Research notes relating to religion and culture

Various research notes relating to religion and culture. Includes:
-typed paragraph on the dessication of the Sahara Plateau
-a note on bukalamun
-a footnote relating to Moringa
-typed notes relating to the olive and the use of olive oil
-note on the administration of justice
-notes on titles
-notes on expressions in hieroglyphs including to filter and negative expressions
-notes on the offering formula

Extracts from and notes on classical authors

Typed and handwritten extracts from and notes on classical authors.

Includes:
-Typed and handwritten extracts from Claudius Aelianus, 'De Natura Animalium' ('On the Characteristics of Animals'), a collection of seventeen books on natural history. Extracts are headed with book and verse numbers and there are handwritten notes in the margins.
-Extracts from Hellanicus Lesbius, Lucian and Porphyry of Tyre.
-Handwritten index, mainly of plants and animals, to the Deipnosophistae by Athenaeus of Naucratis
-Handwritten index to 'Bibliotheca Historica' by Diodorus Siculus
-Typed notes on Diodorus Siculus
-Handwritten index to work by Plutarch
-Handwritten index to Geographica by Strabo
-Typed notes on Clement of Alexandria
-Extracts from works by Lucian

Benson, Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Margaret Benson (1865-1916) (daughter of Mary Benson) including relating to squeezes of a big stone and finds from a temple [presumably the Temple of Mut].

Note:
MSS 4/73 is also numbered A 229
MSS 4/77 is also numbered 43
MSS 4/80 is also numbered 41

Bethell, (Hon.) Richard - correspondence

Correspondence from Hon. Richard Bethell (1883-1929) relating to the purchase of items at auction including scarabs and rings; a quarrel Newberry had with Howard Carter over the sale of items; letter stating his intention to sell his entire Egyptian collection due to lack of money; letter about a prehistoric pot purchased by Bethell.

Note:
MSS 4/101 is also numbered 7a
MSS 4/103 is also numbered 7
MSS 4/104 is also numbered 15
MSS 4/106 is also numbered 287
MSS 4/110 is also numbered 233

Blackman, Aylward Manley - correspondence

Correspondence from Aylward Manley Blackman on topics including asking Newberry's advice in relation to employment; invitation to lecture; translations and other research interests; visits to Oxford.

Note:
MSS 5/14 is also numbered 7
MSS 5/15 is also numbered 8
MSS 5/15a is also numbered A.91
MSS 5/16 is also numbered 26
MSS 5/17 is also numbered 341
MSS 5/19 is also numbered A 297
MSS 5/22 is also numbered A.38
MSS 5/24 is also numbered 16
MSS 5/26 is also numbered 45

Blackman, Aylward Manley

Bosanquet, Robert Carr - correspondence

Correspondence from Robert Carr Bosanquet (1871-1935) relating to donors to the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool University; research interests; Oldbury Camp; family news.

Note:
MSS 5/55 is also numbered 15
MSS 5/56 is also numbered 362
MSS 5/58 is also numbered 344
MSS 5/59 is also numbered 340
MSS 5/60 is also numbered 330
MSS 5/61 is also numbered 328

Boscawen, William St. Chad - correspondence

Correspondence from William St. Chad Boscawen (1855-1913) relating to articles by Boscawen including reviews for Newberry's publications.

Note:
MSS 5/65 is also numbered 19
MSS 5/66 is also numbered A 303
MSS 5/67 is also numbered 27
MSS 5/68 is also numbered 30

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