Černý MSS 4
- 1918-1970 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
299 groups of documentation. Texts from objects in museums, private collections and seen with dealers, and texts from sites including parts of inscriptions in tombs and temples and from in situ objects. Documentation includes photostats, hand-copies, facsimiles, tracings, photographs and notes. The notes include translation reference material, as well as accompanying notes on other aspects of the subject material, such as prosopography.
-Texts from objects, Černý MSS 4.1-256
-Texts from sites, Černý MSS 4.257-288
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Subdivided by object type: statues, stelae, reliefs, coffins, offering-tables, various, miscellaneous and not identified. Within the subdivisions for statues, stelae, reliefs, coffins and offering-tables, the documentation is arranged according to to the date of the object. The various subdivision is grouped by object type (canopic jars, pyramidion, ushabti-boxes etc.), then in alphabetical order of museum locations and names of private collections, and finally by inventory numbers. The miscellaneous and not identified subdivisions have no obvious system of arrangement.
Sites, wall scenes and in situ objects are arranged in order of TopBib references.