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Egypt. West Bank. Thebes. Valley of the Kings. Tomb of Ay (KV 23). Corner fragment of sarcophagus with winged goddess and prenomen, formerly in possession of the Royal Asiatic Society, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. No. 3.8.39.1

Corner fragment of the sarcophagus of Ay with winged goddess and prenomen, from the Tomb of Ay (KV 23) in the Valley of the Kings, on the West Bank of Thebes, formerly in possession of the Royal Asiatic Society, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. No. 3.8.39.1, with measurements and some details (TopBib i2.551):
-red inked pencil sketch, with red and black ink notes and details on blue paper, mounted on blue lined paper
-loose
-21.1 x 17.1 cm (22.1 x 17.5 cm with mount)
-[on sketch] 'FRAGMENT OF A RED GRANITE / SARCOPHAGUS / ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY' (red ink note)
-[on sketch] 'One quarter scale.' (black ink note)
-[on sketch] 'King / Ai' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Ai' (red ink note, by Bonomi)
-[on sketch] '9' (black ink note)
-[on sketch] 'C / D' (black ink notes)
-[on sketch] 'A / B / C / D' (black ink notes)
-[on sketch] '4 / 4 / 13 1/4 / 11' (red ink notes)
-[on sketch] '11' (pencil note)

Egypt. West Bank. Thebes. Valley of the Kings. Tomb of Ay (KV 23). Corner fragment of sarcophagus with winged goddess and prenomen, formerly in possession of the Royal Asiatic Society, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. No. 3.8.39.1

Corner fragment of the sarcophagus of Ay with winged goddess and prenomen, from the Tomb of Ay (KV 23) in the Valley of the Kings, on the West Bank of Thebes, formerly in possession of the Royal Asiatic Society, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. No. 3.8.39.1 (TopBib i2.551):
-pencil tracing on tracing paper
-loose
-16.2 x 18.2 cm

Egypt. Thebes. West Bank. Dra Abu el-Naga & el-Tarif. Antef Cemetery. Tomb of Antef (Wahankh). Stela showing the king with five dogs, year 50, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, CG 20512

Lower part of a stela showing the king with five dogs [only four here reproduced], year 50, from the Tomb of Antef (Wahankh) in the Antef Cemetery at Dra Abu el-Naga & el-Tarif on the West Bank of Thebes, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, CG 20512, with number and letter labels (TopBib: i2.595-596):
-pencil tracing on tracing paper
-loose
-11.5 x 8.9 cm

Egypt. Thebes. East Bank. Karnak. Great Temple of Amun. Portico of the Bubastides. Pilaster (129). Register I, Osorkon I receiving heb-sed from Amun holding scimitar. Texts

Texts from a scene depicting Osorkon I receiving heb-sed from Amun holding scimitar, in register I of pilaster (129) in the Portico of the Bubastides in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak, on the East Bank of Thebes (TopBib ii2.36(129).I):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-8.5 x 5.7 cm
-[on sketch] 'KARNAK' (pencil note)

A Hereditary prince, Count, etc., upper part of statue, right side of the face and left shoulder damaged, with the cartouches of Psammetikhos I on shoulders, basalt, temp. Psammetikhos I, formerly in J. Lee and Lord Amherst collections and at Sotheby's in 1921, current location not known

A Hereditary prince, Count, etc., upper part of statue, right side of the face and left shoulder damaged, with the cartouches of Psammetikhos I on shoulders, basalt, temp. Psammetikhos I, formerly in J. Lee and Lord Amherst collections and at Sotheby's in 1921, current location not known, with measurements and details of cartouches (TopBib viii.801-763-510):
-ink tracing on tracing paper
-loose
-11.9 x 17.6 cm

Egypt. Heliopolis. Seated statue of Ramesses II, head lost, black granite, said to come from el-Matariya, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. 15.4.18.1 (probably this)

Four views [two front, side, top] of seated statue of Ramesses II, head lost, black granite, said to come from el-Matariya, now in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Temp. 15.4.18.1, with some measurements and details of inscriptions and throne decoration (TopBib iv.63A) (probably this):
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose
-41.2 x 30.0 cm

Egypt. Mit Rahina. Ptah Enclosure. Enclosure Wall. Found near South Gate. Kneeling statue of Paser, Vizier (TT 106), with figure of Ptah, cartouche of Ramesses II, granite, temp. Sethos I to Ramesses II, in Durham, Oriental Museum, N.511 / EG4003

Back view of kneeling statue of Paser, Vizier (TT 106), with figure of Ptah, cartouche of Ramesses II, granite, temp. Sethos I to Ramesses II, found near the South Gate of the Wall of the Ptah Enclosure at Mit Rahina, now in Durham, Oriental Museum, N.511 / EG4003 (TopBib iii2.838)::
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-14.8 x 25.5 cm

Egypt. Mit Rahina. Ptah Enclosure. Enclosure Wall. Found near South Gate. Kneeling statue of Paser, Vizier (TT 106), with figure of Ptah, cartouche of Ramesses II, granite, temp. Sethos I to Ramesses II, in Durham, Oriental Museum, N.511 / EG4003

Front view of kneeling statue of Paser, Vizier (TT 106), with figure of Ptah, cartouche of Ramesses II, granite, temp. Sethos I to Ramesses II, found near the South Gate of the Wall of the Ptah Enclosure at Mit Rahina, now in Durham, Oriental Museum, N.511 / EG4003 (TopBib iii2.838):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-14.8 x 25.5 cm

Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, tomb of Amenemhet (TT 82), a priest and a priestess

A priest, wearing a long cloak and carrying a staff, and a priestess, from the funeral cortege accompanying the sarcophagus which is being dragged to the tomb, in the tomb of Amenemhet (TT 82), temp. Tuthmosis III, at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in Thebes:
-pencil tracing
-mounted
-30.5 x 36.9 cm
-[on mount] '2' (pencil note)
-[on verso of tracing] 'No 13.' (pencil)

Jenny Lane Journal 3

Journal covering the period from 26 February to 6 March 1876.
Black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Jenny Lane Journals

  • J. Lane MSS
  • Collection
  • 1873-1876

Journals of Jenny Lane, lady's maid to Lucy Renshaw, travelling companion of Amelia A. B. Edwards, describing in detail their various trips including the 1873-1874 journey through France and Italy, crossing from Brindisi to Alexandria on the Simla, thence up the Nile to Dendara, Karnak, Luxor, Aswan, Philae and Abu Simbel, and the return journey via Port Said, through Lebanon to Damascus, Baalbek and Beirut, Constantinople, Athens, and the Rhine. They contain vivid descriptions of the landscape, weather and peoples, and anecdotes and observations of fellow travellers and places visited. They cover the period from 4 September 1873 to 6 March 1876. 286 pages in three volumes, calf, worn, 8vo:

  • I: 4 September 1873 to 24 March 1874, dark red cover, 17.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm, 194 pages;
  • II: 1 May to 29 June 1874, dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages;
  • III: 26 February to 6 March 1876, black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Lane, Jenny

[Upper left] sketch of inscribed metal vase, with copy of inscription, not identified; [lower left] incomplete sketch of sistrum, not identified; [right] copy of inscription with prenomen of Necho II

[Upper left] sketch of inscribed metal vase, with copy of inscription, not identified; [lower left] incomplete sketch of sistrum, not identified; [right] copy of inscription with prenomen of Necho II:
-pencil sketches and copies on paper, mounted on blue lined paper
-loose
-6.5 x 12.8 cm (6.7 x 13.1 with mount)

Three sketches of objects in the Hertz collection (hieroglyphic inscription of kohl pot, bronze statuette of classical goddess and amulet or seal) and squeeze of seal(?)

Three sketches of objects in the Hertz collection (hieroglyphic inscription of kohl pot, bronze statuette of classical goddess and amulet or seal) and squeeze of seal(?):
-pencil sketches and squeeze on paper
-loose
-18.4 x. 11.4 cm
-[on sketch] 'Cohol blue porcelain vase / in Hertz Col' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'bronze in / Heztr [sic] / Col' (pencil note)

Joseph Bonomi Collection

  • Bonomi MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1824-1870s

1) Bonomi drawings and paintings: 52 handmade ‘portfolios’ containing pencil and pastel drawings, watercolours, tracings and commercial prints, almost certainly arranged by Bonomi, some later rearrangement was done by Bonomi's descendants [Bonomi MSS 1-52].
2) Typescript of diary: carbon-copy(?) typescript of extracts from Joseph Bonomi’s diary, entries for periods in Egypt dating between 25th March 1829 to 26th May 1834 [Bonomi MSS 53].

Bonomi, Joseph

Note on signet rings (continuation)

Note on signet rings (continuation):
-ink text on paper
-loose
-13.1 x 21.3 cm
-[page number] '37'
-[text]:
'Ring of fine gold found in a wooden box
at Thebes(crossed out) in a tomb at Thebes

Gold ring with a figure of Isis sitting
it is massive and of that shape called Opisphendone
Thebes(crossed out) Sakkara

Ring of fine gold with the figures of 2 goddesses
engraved in two cartouches surmounted with the
feathers Sakkara

Scarabeus set in gold on a pivot

Ring of pure(?)(crossed out) gold in which is tastefully inserted
2 blue stones and one red one

Ring of gold with a pyramidal stone in it

Ring of gold with a x plate

Ring of gold with a carnelian scarabeus

Ring of silver massive and of the greek form

Sakkara'

Upper: top and side views of knob inscribed with the cartouches of Amenhotep III, not identified, with measurements; lower: sketch of a box, not finished

Upper: top and side views of knob inscribed with the cartouches of Amenhotep III, not identified, with measurements; lower: sketch of a box, not finished:
-ink (blue and black) drawings and pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-20.7 x 22.6 cm
-[on drawing] '1 " 9/10' (black ink note)
-[on drawing] '1 " 6/10' (black ink note)

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