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Diagram of the pediment of the temple of Jupiter at Elis

Diagram of the pediment of the temple of Jupiter at Elis:
-ink sketch on paper
-loose
-21.6 x 7.3 cm
-[on sketch] 'all the figures are the work of a Peonian of Meride a town of Thrace' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Pediment of the temple of Jupiter Olympius Elis' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Pausanius. BV. Description of Elis' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'CLADÉE' / 'UNKNOWN' / 'UNKNOWN' / 'MYRTIL' / 'STEROPE' / 'ŒNOMAUS' / 'JUPITER' / 'PELOPS' / 'HIPPODAMIA' / 'L'ECUYER CILLA or SPHERUS' / '1 - 2 } PALFRENIERS' / 'ALPHEE' (ink labels)

Side of sarcophagus

Side of sarcophagus:
-pencil drawing on paper
-loose
-12.8 x 19.5 cm
-[on drawing] 'No 708 B - the side' (pencil note, with '708' crossed out and remains of erased previous note)

Iraq. Nimrud (Kahlu). North-West Palace. Room B. Panel 10. Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II and his army crossing the Euphrates, c. 865-860 BC; sketch in grid from gypsum slab now in London, British Museum, BM 124543 = 1848,1104.8

Relief depicting Ashurnasirpal II and his army crossing the Euphrates, c. 865-860 BC; sketch in grid from gypsum slab (panel 10) from Room B in the North-West Palace at Nimrud (Kahlu) in Iraq, now in London, British Museum, BM 124543 = 1848,1104.8:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted
-36.5 x 23.3 cm

Sea view with six ships

Sea view with six ships:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 52.1
-23.0 x 17.5 cm
-[on sketch] '4' [originally '3'] (pencil note)

Designs for ewers

Designs for ewers:
-pencil sketchs on paper
-mounted on loose paper, together with Bonomi MSS 41.5, adjacent to page 2
-20.6 x 13.5 cm

Praying angel

Praying angel:
-partially inked pencil sketch on tracing paper
-mounted
-11.9 x 15.7 cm
-[on sketch] 'JB' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '3' (pencil note)

Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe

Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe:
-partially inked pencil sketch on paper, with glued-on flap
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 41.20
-36.4 x 22.5 cm
-[on flap] 'Three Egyptian gods' (pencil note)
-[on flap] 'Diana' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'No 15' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Diana tells Arsinoe that the removal of her statue from Syria / to Egypt was the cause of her illness.' (ink note)

Scene with Greek soldiers, an Egyptian king and soldiers, an a Jewish captive king

Scene with Greek soldiers, an Egyptian king and soldiers, an a Jewish captive king:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to page 10
-39.8 x 24.8 cm
-[on sketch] 'No 6.' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Greeks' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Jew from / Nineveh' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Egyptian soldiers' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Greek / soldiers / spears' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'body / armour' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Egyptian / King' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Jewish / King captive' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Egyptian guards / soldiers bows' (pencil note)
-[on verso] '6' (pencil note)

Note on the Egyptian gods

Note on the Egyptian gods:
-ink and pencil text on paper
-loose, adjacent to page 11
-37.0 x 22.6 cm
-[ink text] 'On the Egyptian Gods. / It is not easy to make a complete list of the / numerous gods that were worshipped in Egypt. / The priests were in the habit of increasing the / number in two ways; first by making a / second and third of the same name, with / some slight change of character, and secondly by / writing the names and characters of two and even / three to make a fourth. The more important / however are as follows. / Amun Ra, the god of Thebes who sits on his throne / in the sculpture R . In the group of statues / S he is embracing the king as his son.'
-[pencil text]: 'Chem god San or Janus. / Nile carrying not water but harvest / figure half male half female / with lotus or lily on his head / Chonso with the moon on his head as seen / when two days x(?), the circular moon / within the horns of the new moon'

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