Item Carter MSS vi.6.4 - Publication draft: Notes. Egyptian Art - Origin, History, Intention and Interpretation

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Carter MSS vi.6.4


Publication draft: Notes. Egyptian Art - Origin, History, Intention and Interpretation


  • c. 1917-1922 (Creation)

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37 pages

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Howard Carter's annotated draft typescript, for an article titled 'Notes. Egyptian Art - Origin, History, Intention and Interpretation', not published and no mention of Tutankhamun's tomb.

  • Carter numbered most of the pages: "1" to "29"
  • The typescript contains the following headings:
    • [title page] Notes. Egyptian Art - Origin, History, Intention and Interpretation
    • Introductory
    • Origin
    • Generation
    • Deterioration
    • History
    • The Art of the Middle Kingdom, 2160 - 1780 B.C.
    • The Art of the New Empire, First and Second Period - 1580-1350-1150 B.C.
    • Intention
    • Interpretation. Cause of certain effects in delineation
    • Renaissance

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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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The latest referenced date in the typescript is for a 1917 publication by H. E. Winlock in Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 1917.

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