Series Černý MSS 4 - Texts from objects and sites

Identity area

Reference code

Černý MSS 4


Texts from objects and sites


  • 1918-1970 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 box

Context area

Name of creator


Archival history

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.

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Notes area

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