File NEWB5/4/02 - Research material on scarabs

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NEWB5/4/02

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Research material on scarabs

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5 cm, 3 folders

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Research material on scarabs including notes, cuttings, drawings and correspondence.

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  • Copy of inscriptions from scarabs in King Fuad's collection
  • Letter from Flinders Petrie with postscript by Hilda Petrie relating to inscriptions on a scarab and cylinder seal, 5 December 1902
  • Letter from Service des Antiquities, Karnak, relating to two scarabs, with drawings, 11 May 1903 (in French)
  • One page of notes on the Fraser collection
  • Notes on scarabs from Cyprus and and two letters from Einar Gjerstad on scarabs excavated by the Swedish Expedition in Cyprus, 12 January 1930-1 July 1931 to be deciphered by Newberry
  • Letters from Arthur Evans and Claude Frédéric-Armand Schaeffer asking Newberry to look at scarabs excavated by Schaeffer at Ras Shamra, 21-25 August 1937
  • Notes and drawings of scarabs excavated by Claude Schaeffer at Ras Shamra, 1937
  • Two letter from John Garstang relating to scarabs, 3-21 Novemeber 1934 with response to the first letter from Newberry 7 November 1934
  • Letter from John Garstang relating to the impression of a scarab in a jar handle, 19 December 1931
  • Photographs of scarabs referred to by John Garstang in his correspondence
  • Photographs of scarabs from the 25th and 26th Dynasties (C4724 and C4726, Hellenic Society Library Slide Collection listed in 'Accessions to the Catalogue of Slides', in The Journal of Hellenic Studies, Vol. 50, Part 2 (1930), pp. xc-c)
  • Photographs of scarabs, one of which has been identified during previous archival processing as being from the Vatican Museum
  • Envelope labelled '(Enlarged 2 diams.) - J.A. Spranger his scarab' containing three photographs of a scarab
  • Letter from Arthur Edward Pearse Broome Weigall relating to scarabs, 30 June 1901
  • Pages from a notebook containing drawings of scarabs from Athens
  • Letter from William Badè, Palestine Institute of the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California, relating to scarabs with two enclosed photographs, 26 September 1930.

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PEN/G.VI/F.B.

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PEN/G.VI/E.D.

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PEN/G.VI/E.A.

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