Griffith MSS 12.3
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22 pages in envelope
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British archaeologist; she was born at Ashton-under-Lyne, 26 Aug. 1854, daughter of Charles Timothy Bradbury, a wealthy businessman, and Elizabeth Ann Tomlins; she was a friend of Amelia Edwards, whom she accompanied to America in 1890; she assisted in the early work of the EEF, rendering great assistance and serving for many years on the committee; she married in 1896 F.L.I. Griffith; a settlement made by her father enabled her husband to devote the whole of his time to Egyptology and provided the basis of the endowment which he later bequeathed to the University of Oxford; she translated two of Wiedemann's books on Egyptian religion into English (1896-7) and took an active part in her husband's scientific works and publications; she died in Silverdale near Carnforth, Lancs, 2 March 1902.
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- recto: Translation of Vienna Papyrus No. 27 Cf. Bergmann, Ernst Ritter von, Hieratische und hieratisch-demotische Texte der Sammlung aegyptischer Alterthümer des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses (1886) (OEB 134186), platess X-XVIII.
- verso: Translation by Kate Griffith (corrected by F. Ll.Griffith) of the Story of Ahure compiled in Griffith, Francis Llewellyn, Stories of the high priests of Memphis: the Sethon of Herodotus and the demotic tales of Khamuas, 2 vols (1900) (OEB 140799), vol. I, p. 17-29, with discussion by F. Ll. Griffith on the title Pḥry.