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Alan Henderson Gardiner Collection

  • Gardiner MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1963

Notebooks, notes, card indexes of the Pyramid Texts and Late Egyptian, copies of inscriptions, corpus of transcribed hieratic ostraca and papyri, photographs, drawings, correspondence, copies of his own publications, and portraits.

Gardiner, (Sir) Alan Henderson

Thomas Eric Peet Collection

  • Peet MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1920-1934

Index of Late Egyptian Grammar, index for Egyptian Dictionary, and various other indexes. 18 notebooks containing copies of hieratic papyri and ostraca. Small watercolour. 2 boxes of family papers and ephemera, including personal correspondence, certificates, photographs, notes for Peet’s books on Neolithic Italy, a couple of pages from an inaugural lecture, newspaper cuttings, a travel record small notebook, a Latin and Greek classes notebook, etc.

Peet, Thomas Eric

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-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
-Three colossal statues of Min, fragmentary, ends of girdle incised with figures of animals, etc., Predynastic, found beneath Ptolemaic pavement, one in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JE 30770 bis, and two in Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1894/105.
Captions:
-K.17 (From drawing over a squeeze) Sculpture on first statue of Min. Stags head on a pole. Two pteroceras shells.
-K.11-12. (From a squeeze, Reversed.) Sculpture on second statue of Min, representing a garland? [variant of R22/R23] on a pole decorated with a feather, two saws of saw fish, and & pteroceras shells. Probably these were the decorations of the fetish pole of Min. [The same squeeze in opposite lighting]
-K.18 (From drawing over a squeeze) The sculptures being on a rounded surface cannot be photographed directly. Hence they are done here by squeezes & drawings.

Page 07

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.23 Rude sculpture of bird. archaic. [1 foot.]
-K.24 Pottery reliefs from a large stand. Lotus flowers tied. Dog walking. Archaic. Found in early region of temple.
-K.28 Fragment of pottery & jars. IVth dynasty.
-K.29 Piece of alabaster vase of Khufu; found in S. town.

Page 08

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.30-31 Flint ink slab of king Assa (bought in Cairo) shewing reflection from polish.
-K.32-3 Slabs of Pepy. Found buried in a hole beneath the floor of the sand bed of the Ptolemaic temple. [Hathor see L D 11.31d]

Page 15

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.57 Alabaster vases, bronze tool models & corn grinders. Foundation deposit of Tahutimes III
-K.58 Bronze tool models, vases, & corn grinders. Foundation of Tahutimes III
-K.59.60 Pottery vases from foundation deposits of Tahutimes III. Over 200 were found.

Page 21

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.82 Foundation deposit of Ptolemaic temple. [Gilt limestone, Silvered wood Copper Lead various glasses Ores Pitch Vases.]
-K.81 Piece of statue of Ptolemy III
-K.83-4 Ptolemaic statue in sandstone. Found at back of great temenos.

Page 23

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.89 Offerers on Roman pylon
-K.90 Head of Isis, or queen.
-K.91 Piece of capital, Roman.
-K.92 Piece of column, Roman.

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