File NEWB5/4/01 - Research material on cylinder seals

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NEWB5/4/01

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Research material on cylinder seals

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1cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Research material relating to cylinder seals. Includes drawings, tracings, rubbings and cuttings of pictures of cylinder seals or fragments of cylinder seals, with references to publications and museum objects.

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  • Letter sent to Newberry from the Metropolitan Museum of Art relating to impressions of cylinder seals requested by Newberry, 26 May 1914


  • Drafts on sealing wine and other jars


  • Draft titled 'The Archaic Period'


  • Notes on titles


  • Envelope containing two pieces of card with drawings of cylinder seal impressions and button shaped seals and stamps from the collection of Frank Jay Gould


  • Envelope labelled PEN/G.VI/E.E containing photographs of cylinder seal impressions from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore


  • Envelope containing two rubbings of a cylinder seal of Neuserre and one rubbing of a cylinder seal of Amenemhet III (Brooklyn Museum, 44.123.61)


  • Envelope containing rubbings and tracings of rubbings of seals of Pepy I [also Pepi I] (Brooklyn Museum, 44.123.32), Neuserre (Brooklyn Museum, 44.123.31) and Amenemhet IV (Brooklyn Museum, 44.123.62)

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PEN/G.VI/E.C./1-10

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PEN/G.VI/E.E-F

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