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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)

Architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns

Folder titled 'Fluted columns' containing research material on architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns.

Includes:
-Letter from Eiddan Edwards referring to an article by him on early architectural features, 15 January 1949.
-Tracings, cuttings and drawings of lotus patterns
-Drawings of examples of floral headdresses
-Drawings of examples of column heads
-Notes on columns
-Notes on silphium and silphium columns

Also includes draft letter to Sir Edward Salisbury which refers to a short paper Newberry is writing up on the origin of the fluted columns of Egypt and Greece.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

Architecture and buildings

Folder titled 'Architecture. Building' containing notes, tracings and drawings relating to architecture includings notes on tents and primitive Egyptian houses, construction of buildings and palaces, building methods and materials, building workers, styles of architecture e.g. columns and recessed brickwork.

Also includes photographs of Morrocan architecture.

There is also a paper folder attached to this folder containing a couple of pages of notes on columns.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

Arkell, Anthony John - correspondence

7 letters from Arkell, 1 carbon copy of a letter by Černý to Arkell.
-consulting Černý for readings of texts
-news from Arkell's excavations in the Sudan
-request for information from Černý concerning University College students and their previous archaeological education

Arkell, (Revd) Anthony John

Arthur Cruttenden Mace Collection

  • Mace MSS
  • Collection
  • 1899-1902

(1) Excavation journals for 1899-1901 (working with W. M. F. Petrie) and 1901-2 (working with G. A. Reisner).
(2) Personal correspondence exchanged between Mace and his wife Winifred during the Winter season 1922-1923, Winifred Mace and her mother during the Winter season 1923-1924, and other correspondence related to the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
(3) Two typewritten articles by Mace on work in Tutankhamun's tomb: "DESPATCH No. 5" (3 pages), and "THE CLOSING OF THE TOMB" (incomplete, first page only + newspaper cutting of The Times article); both submitted to The Times and subsequently published on 31/01/1923 and 28/03/1923.
(4) 39 photographs, most are original Burton images, some of which have been annotated by Howard Carter; they may have been used during the preparation of H. Carter and A. C. Mace, The Tomb of Tut.ankh.Amen i (1923).
(5) Newspaper cuttings, most from The Times, published between 1922 and 1925.

(y) Mace's account of the opening of the burial chamber of Tutankhamun - typewritten version (TAA iv.1). Diary for 1922-3 (TAA iv.2).
(z) Mace's account of the opening of the burial chamber of Tutankhamun - original handwritten version (TAA iv.3).

Mace, Arthur Cruttenden

Articles and Lectures

48 groups of documents, handwritten and typewritten manuscripts.
Drafts and preparatory notes for both published and unpublished articles. Texts of lectures.

Articles and obituaries

Folder containing photocopies of the following articles and obituaries:
-'Percy Newberry (1869-1949)', in Garden History, 5(1): 45 (1977)
-'Newberry, Percy Edward (1869-1949)', Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950, (Oxford, 1959)
-'Newberry, Percy Edward', Who Was Who 1941-1950, (1981)
-Newberry, Percy, 'Gardening 6000 Years Ago' in The Gardeners' Chronicle, no.678, 23 December 1899
-'Excavations at Thebes' read by J.E. Newberry, in The Builder, 5 November 1898
-Newberry, Percy, 'Obituary Notices - Mr. Howard Carter', in Nature, 25 March 1939
-Newberry, Percy, 'Obituary Notices - Sir Robert Mond F.R.S.', in Nature, 12 November 1938

Assad, Iskander - correspondence

Correspondence from Iskander Assad, an Egyptian student, including arranging to meet Newberry in London and asking for help on his appointment to Keeper of the Ancient Egyptian Department of the Agricultural Museum, Cairo.

Note:
MSS 26/3 is also numbered A.181

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