Item Carter MSS vi.6.3 - Publication draft: Art during the reign of Tutankhamun

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Carter MSS vi.6.3


Publication draft: Art during the reign of Tutankhamun


  • c. 1927-1939 (Creation)

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Howard Carter's annotated typescript, the draft for an unpublished article on art during the reign of Tutankhamun, with references to objects found in all four rooms of the king's tomb, including:

  • Throne (Carter object 91)
  • Small gold shrine (Carter object 108)
  • Decorated casket or box (Carter object 540 and 551)
  • Stick(s) with a figure of the king (Carter objects 235a and 235b)
  • Painted box (Carter object 21)
  • Statues of the canopic goddesses (Carter object 266)
  • Statue(s) of the king on a leopard (Carter objects 289a and 289b)
  • Ka statues (sentinel or guardian statues) (Carter objects 22 and 29)
  • Mask (Carter 256a)

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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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