Collection Emery MSS - Walter Bryan Emery Collection

Zone d'identification


Emery MSS


Walter Bryan Emery Collection


  • Probably 1920s (Production)

Niveau de description


Étendue matérielle et support

1 box

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur


Notice biographique

British Egyptologist. Born, Liverpool 1903. Died, Cairo 1971. Educated St. Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool, then the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool University, 1921-3. Went out to Egypt for the first time as an assistant to the EES excavations at Amârna in 1923-4. Also worked for Mond at Luxor and Armant, 1923-8. Subsequently directed excavations at many sites in Egypt, notably his work at North Saqqâra in 1935-9. Served with the British Army 1939-46, afterwards attached to the British Embassy in Cairo. In 1951 appointed to the Edwards Professorship at University College London, which he held until his retirement in 1970. Worked in the Sudan and at Qasr Ibrîm in the 1950s and 60s.

Histoire archivistique

Not knwon.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Possibly acquired with the Mond MSS.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

Plans, tracings, and photographs made in TT 55, 92, and 97.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


Mode de classement

Kept as received.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Conditions de reproduction

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

No problems.

Instruments de recherche


Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

These are originals.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Not knwon.

Unités de description associées

Other Archives:

  • Scrapbooks with newspaper cuttings, etc. in Liverpool, Institute of Archaeology.
  • Papers in London, Egypt Exploration Society.
  • Some correspondence in London, University College.
    -Some material, formerly with Professor Geoffrey T. Martin. Currently in the McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge (info September 2022).

Griffith Institute Archive:

  • Mond MSS. 3 (Emery field journal, Thebes, 1924-5).
  • Mariette MSS. (Catalogue of objects found in the Serapeum at Saqqâra in 1850-2 and now in the Louvre. Copied by Mrs M. M. Emery).
  • Gardiner Correspondence = MSS. 42 (4 letters).

Descriptions associées

Note de publication

Not published.

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression




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Localisation physique

  • Tablette: 0817