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William Matthew Flinders Petrie Collection
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[Left] Standing statue (headless), holding naos with figure of Osiris, diorite, temp. Psammetikhos II, from Tell el-Hagar, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 3026; [right] squatting statue of Maet, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 229(?)

[Left] Standing statue (headless), holding naos with figure of Osiris, diorite, temp. Psammetikhos II, from Tell el-Hagar, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 3026; [right] squatting statue of Maet, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 229(?).

Caption copied by Černý in Petrie MSS 3.2: 'Naophorus, erased inscription / Maat T'.

[Left] Small round-topped stela (plaque) showing the god Shed on its recto holding a lion and a gazelle before a hawk (no doubt Horus) on a shrine and a crocodile, dedicated by Rahotep, steatite, Dyn. XIX-XX, provenance not known, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 1472; [right] trial-piece, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio

[Left] Small round-topped stela (plaque) showing the god Shed on its recto holding a lion and a gazelle before a hawk (no doubt Horus) on a shrine and a crocodile, dedicated by Rahotep, steatite, Dyn. XIX-XX, provenance not known, now in Turin, Museo Egizio, Cat. 1472; [right] trial-piece, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio.

Caption copied by Černý in Petrie MSS 3.2: 'Black steatite tablet of Horus / Sculptors trial piece T'.

Figures of Isis, Horus, a hawk, etc., bronze and faience, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio

Figures of Isis, Horus, a hawk, etc., bronze and faience, not identified, now in Turin, Museo Egizio.

Caption copied by Černý in Petrie MSS 3.2: 'Bronze figure on lion / Hawk separated. / Bronze group of Osiris seated, Isis standing, & Horus surrounding them. Maat(?) seated in front T'.

Petrie Journal 1884 to 1885 (Naucratis)

  • Journal letters
  • November 8, 1884, to May 31, 1885.
  • Handwritten.
  • At Naucratis, Petrie is assisted by F. Ll. Griffith, who is on his first visit to Egypt. In April 1885, Griffith is left to continue excavating at Naucratis while Petrie returns to Tanis to continue the previous season’s work. It was at Naucratis that Petrie earned the moniker “father of pots”, Griffith's being the “father of potsherds”, which is mentioned by Petrie in the journal.
  • Main sites: Naucratis (Naukratis) and Tanis (San el-Hagar).
  • Pages 15-68 and 92 are photocopies of the originals kept in the Egypt Exploration Society in London.
  • Pages 69, 179 and 196-199 do not exist.
  • Pages 21v, 40, 79v, 86v, 91v, 101v, 109v, 121v, 133v, 145v, 160v, 170v, 178v, 183v, 187v, 188v, 193v, 195v, 205v, 207v, 212v, 214v and 216v have not been scanned but are transcribed (secondary information).
  • Pages 188[G]-200[G] are by Professor Griffith and the originals are kept in the Egypt Exploration Society in London; no photocopies nor scans exist in the Griffith Institute.
  • Pages 217-223 are by R. W. P.; they are (not exact) copies of one of Petrie's letters.
  • Some pages are misnumbered (page numbers repeated or in wrong order).
  • The transcription follows the correct order of all the pages. Problems with the numbering system are indicated in the notes.

Petrie Journal 1886 to 1887 (Nile voyage and Dahshur)

  • Journal letters
  • November 29, 1886, through to May 30, 1887.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie and F. Ll. Griffith charter a boat for two months which will take them from Minya to Aswan enabling them to visit many sites along the way. At the end of the two months, they return to Luxor where Petrie commences with his main task of collecting material for his “Racial Types” project which involves the photographing and making squeezes of scenes in the temples at Karnak before he moves across to the West Bank to continue this work in the temples and tombs there. Later in the season, Petrie moves on to Dahshur to survey the pyramids.
  • Main sites: Aswan, Karnak, Dahshur.
  • Other sites: Ramesseum, Valley of the Kings.
  • Pages 34 and 34A are copies of letters by Petrie's mother Anne.

Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 (Giza)

  • Journal letters
  • November 30, 1880, to June 22, 1881.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie's first visit to Egypt commencing with a measurement-survey of the Giza pyramids, which was continued and completed the following season (1881 to 1882).
  • Main site: Giza.
  • Other sites: Dahshur and Saqqara.

Petrie Journal 1888 to 1889 (Hawara, Gurob and Kahun)

  • Journal letters.
  • October 24, 1888, to June 14, 1888.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie resumes work at Hawara where he continues clearing the pyramid interior, assisted later on by G. W. Fraser. Petrie’s other assistant, M. Amos, is assigned to excavate at Petrie’s concession at Gurob. In January 1888, Petrie and Fraser move on to excavate at el-Lahun and the town of Kahun, Fraser remaining at the site throughout the summer after Petrie returns to England.
  • Main sites: Hawara, Gurob (Kom Medinet Gurob) and Kahun (El-Lahun).
  • Other sites: Birket Qarun (Birket Karun), Dimai (Soknopaiou Nesos).
  • Pages 64-6 are copies of letters by Professor Griffith.
  • Pages 82-3 and 149 are copies of letters by Petrie's mother Anne.

Petrie Journal 1891 to 1892 (Amarna)

  • Journal letters.
  • October 22, 1891, through to April 23, 1892.
  • Brief entries for dates between April 24 and October 1, 1892.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie is at Amarna for the whole season mainly excavating in the Great Palace where he uncovered a painted pavement decorated with scenes of animals, birds and vegetation. Subsequently, much of the season was devoted to recording the pavement, as well as sealing it with a tapioca-based solution in order to protect the surface. Petrie was assisted by Howard Carter who was in Egypt for the first time. Petrie's opinion of the 17-year-old fledgling archaeologist is recorded in this journal: "Mr. Carter is a good-natured lad, whose interest is entirely in painting & natural history; he only takes this digging as being on the spot & convenient to Mr Amherst [Carter's sponser], & it is of no use for me to work him up as an excavator."
  • Sites: Amarna (el-Amarna).
  • Includes several small watercolours of objects.
Résultats 1771 à 1800 sur 1801