Series Carter MSS vi - Carter's autobiography, notes on royal geneaology, glass, lectures etc.

Royal genealogy. Late 18th Dynasty: 'Heretic Family' (Amarna Period)

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Carter MSS vi


Carter's autobiography, notes on royal geneaology, glass, lectures etc.


  • c. 1899-1939 (Creation)

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3 boxes

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Formerly in the possession of Howard Carter's niece Miss Phyllis Walker.

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Presented by Miss Phyllis Walker in 1945.

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Howard Carter's various notes on the following:

  • Drafts for his unpublished autobiography (manuscripts and typescripts), comprising 8 folders and 6 notebooks
  • Notes on the royal genealogy of the late 18th Dynasty
  • Notes on glass
  • Lecture notes
  • Drafts of articles

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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Archived scans in Griffith Institute.

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