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Kantor, Helene T. - correspondence

4 letters from Kantor.
Černý's visits to Chicago (professional and personal matters), and research interests of both correspondents. Černý enquired about an Amarna tablet with a hieratic docket.

Kampmann, A. A. - correspondence

6 letters from Kampmann, 5 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Kampmann.
-reviewing for Bibliotheca Orientalis (BiOr)
-Černý's pupil Z. Žába invited to review for BiOr
-publications by H. Grapow, A. de Buck
-Congress of Oriental Studies in Prague, 1949, in which Černý was not able to participate

Kákosy, László - correspondence

2 letters from Kákosy, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Kákosy.
Coptic etymologies, Černý interested in a hieratic text from Budapest, and records for ostraca also located in Budapest.

Kahle, Paul E. Sr. - correspondence

1 letter from Kahle P. E. (Kahle senior) to Černý, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Kahle (senior).
Coptic manuscripts, Černý recommends contacting Plumley.

Junker, Hermann - correspondence

4 letters from Junker, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Junker.
-reading a mixed hieratic/hieroglyphic inscription in the tomb of Sekhemka at Gîza
-book exchange, especially Junker's Gîza expedition publications sent in exchange for publications and off-prints from Černý

Jouguet, Felix, A. - correspondence

1 letter from Jouguet, 1 letter from Jouguet family member (not identified).
A note from Jouguet about the understanding of some titles during the Graeco-Roman period; a Jouguet family member thanking Černý for his letter of condolence in response to Jouguet's death.

Janssen, Pater Jozef Marie Antoon - correspondence

13 letters from J. M. A. Janssen, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to J. M. A. Janssen.
Annual Egyptological Bibliography, and with the research of Pater Janssen, e.g. on the door-jambs in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JE 48832 (TopBib i2.777), and attestations of the ideal age of 110 years in Egyptian sources, including an Abusir graffito in the mastaba of Ptahshepses (TopBib iii2.342).

Janssen, Jacobus J. - correspondence

13 letters from J. J. Janssen, 4 carbon copies of letters from Černý to J. J. Janssen.
Janssen's research, and co-operation with Černý:
-plans for his book on commodity prices - Janssen, J. J., Commodity Prices from the Ramessid Period. An Economic Study of the Village of Necropolis Workmen at Thebes (1975) (OEB 9846)

  • Janssen's publication of BM EA 588 (TopBib i2.721), published later as Janssen, J. J., 'An unusual donation stela', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 49 (1963), 64-70 (OEB 10084)
    -discussion of Endesfelder, E., 'Über die Arbeiter der thebanischen Nekropole im Neuen Reich', in Günther, R. and Schrot, G. (eds), Sozialökonomische Verhältnisse im Alten Orient und im klassischen Altertum (1961), 88-93 (OEB 8360)
    -Janssen's work on p. Leiden I, 350
    -dating of ostraca, and changes in the Deir el-Medîna economy
    -Černý mediating access to the Museo Egizio in Turin for Janssen, via Ernesto Scamuzzi
    -exchange of off-prints and other publications

Janda, Bohumil - correspondence

2 letters from Janda, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Janda.
Publication plan for a book on Egyptian art by Černý, to be published in Prague (ultimately abandoned).

James, Thomas Henry Garnet (Harry) - correspondence

30 letters from T. G. H. James, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to T. G. H. James.
4 letters from T. G. H. James to Marie Černý.
Correspondence concerned with their respective research topics:
-proofs and index of the volumes, Gardiner, A. H., Peet, T. E. and Černý, J., The Inscriptions of Sinai, Part 1 (1952) (OEB 3261), and Černý, J., The Inscriptions of Sinai from Manuscripts of Alan H. Gardiner and T. Eric Peet, Part 2 (1955) (OEB 4432)
-T. G. H. James as Editor of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Černý as author and reviewer
-Černý mediating photography from the British Museum for researchers elsewhere
-reading of hieratic texts, including dockets from KV 62, Tutankhamun
T. G. H. James letters to Marie Černý concerned with the preparation and off-prints for the Černý obituaries.

Iversen Erik - correspondence

38 letters from Iversen, 13 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Iversen with copies of Sidgwick & Jackson correspondence concerning Iversen's publication plans.
3 letters from Sidgwick & Jackson, concerning a publication of Iversen's (Iversen, E. The Myth of Egypt and its Hieroglyphs in European Tradition (1961) (OEB 8508)).
Iversen's research and publications, but also some references to personal matters:
-Iversen's study of p. Carlsberg VII
-Iversen's publications on pigments, paint and Egyptian hieroglyphs used in European tradition
-stamp collecting; Iversen supplied Danish stamps to Černý
-Iversen's visits to the UK

Homer, Sidney - correspondence

1 letter from Homer, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Homer.
Query about interest rates in ancient Egypt. Homer authored A History of Interest Rates. Homer was recommended by R. A. Parker.

Hlouškovi family - correspondence

2 letters from the Hlouškovi family to Černý'.
The Hlouškovi family, who lived in Boskovice (Moravia), were related to Marie Sargant (Černý's future wife).
Personal matters.

Helck, Hans Wolfgang - correspondence

1 letter from Helck, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Helck.
Correspondence represents the smaller part of a larger exchange (existing letters contain references to other letters) concerning Helck's publication: Helck, W. Zur Verwaltung des Mittleren und Neuen Reichs (1958) (OEB 6234). Following this publication, Černý decided not to publish his planned paper on Viziers (see Černý MSS 5.7-8), which Helck regretted.

Hayes, William C. - correspondence

10 letters from Hayes, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Hayes.
Correspondence mainly concerned with professional matters:
-Deir el-Medina finds in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, notably from the tomb of Sennedjem, TopBib i2.5, photographs of the objects from the tomb
-question of ownership of a scribal palette in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 47.123, bought from the art dealer, John Tano
-21st Dynasty chronology
-publications exchange
-Černý's plan to finalize his book on the royal workmen
-Hayes satisfied with Eric Young as their new team member, Young had been recommended by Černý
-also personal matters, including a planned visit by Černý to New York

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