File Carter MSS vi.8 - Notes on hieroglyphic texts: copied from publications

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Carter MSS vi.8


Notes on hieroglyphic texts: copied from publications


  • c. 1899-1939 (Creation)

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1 loose-leaf notebook

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Howard Carter's notebook, containing 118 pages, manuscript notes on hieroglyphic inscriptions, some accompanied by drawings, copied primarily from Lacau, Pierre 1904-1906: Sarcophages antérieurs au Nouvel Empire (OEB 142822), as well as other publications.

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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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  • Pages have been removed from the notebook to protect them from the binding
  • Notebook binding:
    • Cloth
    • Metal clip page holder
    • 23.6 x 18.7 x 2.0 cms
    • Manufacturer's information printed on the inside front cover: WALKER'S EXPERT MANUSCRIPT BOOKS | Cover No. 19 | PATENT. | When ordering a Refill for this Cover | ask for | Refill Size No. 190 | and state | Ruling required. | B.L. 2m. 11-19.
    • Manufacturer's printed label on the inside back cover: TRANSFER CASES | FOR | W A L K E R ' S | University | Expert MSS. Books | BEST QUALITY ART CANVAS CLOTH. | Post 4to Size | T97 Holding capacity 100 leaves | T197 " " 150 " | T297 " " 200 " | T397 " " 300 " | For Prices and other Sizes see complete List.
  • Notebook pages
    • Rule lined

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Archived scans in Griffith Institute.

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  • Formerly catalogued as Carter MSS 8.
  • Also formerly referred to as Carter notebook 8.

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