- 1900s-1940s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Photographs acquired by exchange for Ashmolean Museum photographs, with Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, before 1955.
Supplementary photographs presumably purchased in 1955.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Two incomplete sets of Series T photographs of private tombs at Thebes, in addition some negatives of the same. Incomplete set of photographs of royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Photographs of the tomb of Nefertari (QV 66). Incomplete set of photographs of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
One set of the Theban tomb photographs arranged by tomb number, the other set (duplicates) is arranged by Metropolitan Museum photograph number. Set of photographs of Theban royal tombs arranged by tomb number. The Deir el-Bahri photographs are arranged by Metropolitan Museum number.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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Script of material
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Existence and location of copies
These are copies.
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