Item Carter MSS v.3 - Weight of Shepses and a scarab of Amenophis III: notes with drawings

Carter MSS v.3

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Carter MSS v.3


Weight of Shepses and a scarab of Amenophis III: notes with drawings


  • c. 1917 (Creation)

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This material was sent to the Griffith Institute by Mr Walter Hauser from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1955.

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Howard Carter's manuscript notes with sketches.

  • Transcriptions of royal attributes for Ramesses IV, from his tomb, KV 2, Valley of the Kings, Thebes.
  • Weight of Shepses, stone, Old Kingdom, from Edfu, bought by Carter in Cairo. [see TopBib v.205A]
  • Lion-hunt scarab of Amenophis III, blue glazed steatite, found during excavations in Luxor temple in 1917 and purchased by Carter "for C.". A very similar scarab, or the same one, in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JE 74392.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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