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Archibald Henry Sayce Collection

  • Sayce MSS
  • Collection
  • 1872-early 1930s

Notes, photographs, squeezes, correspondence, and offprints. Contain, amongst others, references to Assyriological, Greek, Cypriot, and Egyptological material. Includes notes made by Petrie which were with Sayce at the time of his death.

Sayce, (Revd) Archibald Henry

Architectural design

Architectural design:
-pencil sketch with watercolour (blue) on paper
-loose
-15.2 x 35.9 cm
-[on sketch] 'B / B' (pencil note)

Architectural drawings of the Temple of Olympian Zeus at Agrigento, Sicily (Italy), with measurements

Architectural drawings of the Temple of Olympian Zeus at Agrigento, Sicily (Italy), with measurements:
-blue ink sketches on tracing paper
-loose
-49.4 x 44.2 cm
-[on sketch] 'Plan of half the Temple of Jupiter Olympius at Agrigentum.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Length of side 369.5' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Length of End 182.8' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Windows' / 'Profile' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Centre not roof?' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Elevation within the Centre or nave.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Section of outer wall Large scale.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Elevation Large scale.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Restoration of the Temple of Jup. Olympius Agrigentum' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'with comparison of relative scale of Temple of Concord at Agrigentum & Parthenon at Athens.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Temple of Concord Agrigentum.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Parthenon at Athens.' (ink note)

Asyut, Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) at Asyut:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 033
-17.4 x 12.1 cm
-[on mount] 'Shot near the Nile.' (ink note)
-[on mount] encircled '32' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Shot near Siut on the Nile. / '22 April 1843' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'It has webbed feet and / the beak is very singular. / The size is about half as / large again as the Sterna / Nilotica' (pencil note)

Back of front cover

Inside the front cover of the album.

-Note:
'Any of these prints may be
ordered by the numbers from
[Mr. R.V. Harman,
75 High St,
Bromley, Kent. (crossed out)]
His charge for printing is
2s 3d per dozen.
The titles must be noted down
as he will send them only numbered.
50 [131 (underlined and crossed out] in this set.'.

Back of head of probably Apries, formerly attributed to Haremhab(?), black basalt, provenance not known, now in Bologna, Museo Civico Archeologico, 1801

Back of head of probably Apries, formerly attributed to Haremhab(?), black basalt, provenance not known, now in Bologna, Museo Civico Archeologico, 1801

Caption copied by Černý in Petrie MSS 3.2: 'Unknown King. Portion of Ka name [s/// tȝwjj] on back. B'.

Head of (probably) Apries, formerly attributed to Haremhab(?), black basalt. Bologna 1801.

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