File NEWB4/37 - Owls

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  • n.d. (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Owls [and hieroglyphic and hieratic renderings]' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Owls'.


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  • Draft titled 'The owl as a hieroglyph' including tracings and drawings

  • Tracing of a hoopoe

  • Tracings of owls and cartouches wihich include an owl hieroglyph

  • Rubbings of the 'Tehenu' or 'Libyan Palette' (Cairo Museum, CG 14238 and JE 27434)

  • Card featuring a watercolour of an owl, 1910

  • Notes on Buma

  • Notes on the owl and Athena

  • Draft titled 'The Owl as the bird of Death'

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 2'.

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