File NEWB4/25 - The olive

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NEWB4/25

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The olive

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  • c.1937 (Creation)

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2 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Olive' and numbered 4, containing two handbound notebooks labelled 'Olive Tree' and 'Olive Oil', an unbound notebook titled 'Olive Tree - The Maryut Region', and a mounted photograph of an olive tree with note on the back 'Gethsemane - "Tree of the Agony"'.

Notebook titled 'Olive Tree' includes:


  • Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, 150th Session, 31 December 1937 containing 'On some African species of the genus Olea and the original home of the cultivated Olive-tree' by Prof. Percy E. Newberry, 28 October 1937 (OEB 146386), including handwritten notes in the margins
  • Typed draft titled 'The Cultivated Olive-tree'
  • Handwritten notes on the olive, names for the olive in different languages including by the berbers
  • Tracings from Petrie, W. M. Flinders. 1900. The Royal Tombs of the First Dynasty. Part 2. London: Egypt Exploration Fund (OEB 147184) of early attestations of tehenu oil or oil from Libya
  • Newspaper cutting on the olive in Tunisia
  • Typed draft on the thnw tree being the same as the b3k tree

Notes include reference to 'NB [Notebook] 30' and 'envelope Olive Names'.

Notebook titled 'Olive Tree' includes:


  • Notes on variant oil names with bibliographic references
  • Typed draft on tehenu oil or oil from Libya
  • Typed draft on the thnw tree being the same as the b3k tree
  • Typed draft on the b3k tree and its oil
  • Draft titled 'Note on M.Loret's identification of the b3k tree with the Moringa'
  • Draft on the Moringa tree and its oil
  • Draft on the translation of the Moringa tree and seed pod
  • Draft on the translation of Nhh, a generic word for denoting oil
  • Notes on unguents
  • Cuttings of photographs of Menna and his wife being offered a bouquet (TopBib i.137(5)) and Menna and family fishing and fowling (TopBib i.138(12)) from tomb TT69 Menna
  • Tracings from Petrie, W. M. Flinders. 1900. The Royal Tombs of the First Dynasty. Part 1. London: Egypt Exploration Fund (OEB 147184)
  • Notes on Shezmu
  • Notes,drawings, tracings and a photograph on olive presses

Notes include references to 'NB29' and 'NB38'.

Notebook titled 'Olive Tree - The Maryut Region' includes:


  • Draft on Athena and olives
  • Typed notes on the olive trees including olive trees in the Mediterranean, species of olive tree, conditions for growing olives, and development of the cultivated olive tree.
  • Typed and handwritten versions of a draft titled 'The Maryut Region'
  • Typed draft titled 'The Oases of the Libyan Desert'

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 1'.

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Publication note

Newberry, Percy Edward: On some African species of the genus Olea and the original home of the cultivated olive-tree. - In: Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 150 (1937-1938) 3-16, 1 pl. (OEB 146386)

Publication note

Petrie, W. M. Flinders. 1900. The Royal Tombs of the First Dynasty. Part 2. London: Egypt Exploration Fund (OEB 147184)

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PEN/G.XIII/F.G

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