Carter MSS vi.5.5
- c. 1899-1921 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Howard Carter's notebook, manuscript notes on glass and other subjects. The notebook forms part of Carter's records on glass.
- Heading on the first page, "Notes on glass"
- 2 loose pages with notes on two magical figures, almost certainly from Tutankhamun's tomb
- Notes on general glass-making techniques and decoration, extracted from publications
- Notes on 'Red Jungle Fowl'
- Draft of Carter, Howard 1923. 'An ostracon depicting a red jungle-fowl (the earliest known drawing of the domestic cock)'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 9 (1/2), 1-4 (OEB 136396)
- Manuscript draft of a proposed article on glass, for the typescript of this article see Carter MSS vi.5.3
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
- Card and leather binding
- Ruled pages
- 22.7 x 17.8 x 1.2 cms
- Manufacturer's label affixed to the inner back cover: "WARRINGTON & Co. | STATIONERS & | ACCOUNT BOOK MAKERS | 23, GARRICK STREET, | LONDON. W.C.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Archived scans in Griffith Institute.
Related units of description
- Formerly catalogued as Tutankhamun MSS 5
- Also formerly referred to as:
- Carter notebook 5
- Tutankhamun notebook 5