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Jaroslav Černý Collection
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Firchow, Otto - correspondence

2 letters from Firchow, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Firchow.
Černý's participation in Festschrift Grapow, see Firchow, O. (ed.), Ägyptologische Studien (1955) (OEB 158830).

Gadd, Cyril John - correspondence

4 letters from Gadd, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Gadd
Černý's work on oracles; I. E. S. Edwards' candidature to the British Academy, the position of Oriental Studies in the British Academy.

Gardiner, Alan H. - correspondence

129 letters from A. H. Gardiner, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to A. H. Gardiner.
1 copy of a letter from A. H. Gardiner to R. Caminos forwarded to Černý.
1 letter from M. L. Horn to Černý, forwarded through A. H. Gardiner.

Correspondence from A. H. Gardiner concerned with both professional and personal matters, notably:
-ostraca and papyri and their collection and publication
-research queries - measures of capacity
-other publications by Černý and Gardiner - P. Wilbour, the Will of Naunakhte
-questions of ancient Egyptian administration and economy
-academic positions, Oxford, London
-publishing in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
-British Academy
-Topographical Bibliography and the Griffith Institute
-family and other personal matters

Garnot, Jean Sainte Fare - correspondence

37 letters from Sainte-Fare Garnot, 3 carbon copies and 1 draft of letters from Černý to Sainte-Fare Garnot.
Professional as well as personal matters:
-Coptic etymologies, including publication, Černý, J., 'Some Coptic etymologies III', in Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale 57 (1958), 203-13 (OEB 6080).
-ostraca
-reading of texts
-Deir el-Medîna
-impact of the Suez crisis and the aftermath, 1956-7
-personal meetings, visits, family news

Gerster, Georg - correspondence

1 letter from Gerster, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Gerster.
Photographs of Protosinaitic inscriptions; Gerster's plans to prepare a book on Nubia; the Aswan dam project.

Glanville, Stephen R. - correspondence

16 letters from Glanville, 1 copy of a letter from Černý to Glanville.
1 copy of a letter from Glanville to A. J. Arkell, copy sent to Černý.
1 memorandum of agreement between Černý and the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press.
1 letter from Glanville to Jean Tudor-Pole (Černý’s secretary).
1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Carl Winter, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Professional and personal matters:
-Černý’s arrival in the UK in 1946
-Černý’s external examinership for Cambridge
-A. J. Arkell's situation
-publication of the rock-tombs at Meir, see Blackman, A. M. and Apted, M. R. The Rock tombs of Meir, v (1954) (OEB 1684) and vi (1954) (OEB 1685)
-Černý’s communications with the Fitzwilliam Museum concerning photographs for Georges Nagel
-furthering Černý’s participation in the Cambridge Ancient History volumes
-the future of the Oxford Egyptological Chair
-Glanville requesting advice on finding someone suitable to write a reference for a proposed publication on Josef Čapek

Godron, Gerard - correspondence

7 letters from Godron
1 carbon copy of a letter from (Helen Murray?, Černý's colleague) written on behalf of Černý's to Godron
1 copy of a letter to Godron, presumably forwarded to Černý
Godron's studies in early dynastic material, Palermo stone, collections at Mariemont, and Godron's Coptic studies; Godron's visits to the United Kingdom.

Graffiti

38 groups of records and notes on graffiti, including tracings, transcriptions and maps.
Notes and indexes mainly for Theban graffiti and the Nubian graffiti.
A set of proofs for a part of Graffiti de la montagne thébaine.
The Theban material largely covers work on the Theban mountain in the 1960s and includes preparation of graffiti lists for publication.
There are also some graffiti Černý consulted for A. J. Arkell in the late 1940s/early 1950s.

Graffiti from sites in Sudan

9 copies of texts and transcriptions, handwritten.
Mostly transcriptions of Middle Kingdom graffiti (rock inscriptions), from Hieroglyph Hill, Abd el-Qadir, West Bank, Nubia. See TopBib vii.140.

Graffito from the tomb of Ptahshepses at Abusir

1 photograph, positive print, annotated on the back.
Photograph of a hieratic graffito of year 50 (probably of Ramesses II) of the scribe Ptahemwia and father Yupa, concerning their visit to Pyramid of Sahure and paying homage to the goddess Sekhmet. Graffito from room II (Second Portico) in the mastaba-tomb of Ptahshepses, Middle of Dyn. V, at Abusir. See TopBib iii2.342(8) and (9).

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