Černý MSS 1
- 1918 to 1970 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
867 groups of documentation, mainly for ostraca with hieratic inscriptions, as well as a small number of ostraca with demotic or Coptic inscriptions, or ostraca with figures.
Writing boards with hieratic inscriptions are also included.
Most of the documents are photographs. The rest of the material includes transcriptions, translations, facsimiles, correspondence, annotated off-prints and various notes.
-Museums, Černý MSS 1.1-522 (523-4, numbers not allocated)
-Collections, Černý MSS 1.525-594
-Not identified, Černý MSS 1.595-625
-Miscellaneous, Černý MSS 1.626-830
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Grouped in alphabetical order of museums then private collections; within individual groups, the arrangement is according to museum and collection inventory numbers.
Transcriptions located within other series are cross-referenced in the finding aid.