Meyer Photographs Collection
- 1912-1913 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
7 box files
Name of creator
German historian and chronologer. Born, Hamburg 1855. Died, 1930. Trained historian. One of the leading Near Eastern historians of his time. Devised the first modern chronology for ancient Near Eastern civilisations.
Acquired by Sir A. H. Gardiner.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by Sir A. H. Gardiner in 1962.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Photographs of foreigners as represented on various Egyptian monuments.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.
Conditions governing reproduction
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Existence and location of copies
Except for the sets in the notes and Sackler Library, not known.
Related units of description
- E. Meyer, <i>Fremdvölkerdarstellungen altägyptischer Denkmäler. Sammlung photographischer Aufnahmen aus den Jahren 1912-1913</i> (1913).