File Petrie MSS 4.1 - Modern 35mm negatives of Petrie's photographs taken at the Giza Museum in Cairo

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Petrie MSS 4.1


Modern 35mm negatives of Petrie's photographs taken at the Giza Museum in Cairo


  • 1986 (Creation)

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The original nitrate negatives were formerly in the Petrie Museum of Archaeology, University College London.

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The nitrate negatives of the so-called "Giza photographs" were presented by the Petrie Museum of Archaeology in 1985, along with the "Italian Museums Photographs" (see Petrie MSS 3.3). Modern 35mm negatives were created from the nitrate negatives and the nitrate negatives were subsequently deaccessioned.

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Modern negatives created from Petrie's original nitrate negatives which were then deaccessioned.

These photographs were numbered by Petrie himself and are the same as in the album of photographs entitled 'Koptos and Ghizeh Museum' (Petrie MSS 5.4, specifically Petrie MSS 5.4.30-61), except for 516, 518, 552, and 570.

Note: Only digital versions of the negatives nos. 516, 518, 552 and 570 (which are not present in the album Petrie MSS 5.4) are included here. Links to the original prints in the album are included for the remaining entries instead. The following negatives are missing (only prints in the album exist): 502, 504, 550, 592, 609, 611 and 616.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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