Item Griffith MSS 5.13 - Drawing by Sayce of a limestone panel from Meroe in Cargill collection

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Griffith MSS 5.13


Drawing by Sayce of a limestone panel from Meroe in Cargill collection


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One page in glassine envelope containing Griffith MSS 5.13, 15-16

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British Assyriologist. Born, Shirehampton 1845. Died, Bath 1933. Educated at Grosvenor College, Bath, then Queen's College, Oxford. Hibbert Lecturer, 1887. Gifford Lecturer, 1900-2. Professor of Assyriology, 1891-1919. Rhind Lecturer, 1906. Huxley Lecturer, 1906. D.Litt. LL.D. DD. Specialised in Carian and Hittite languages, as well as Assyrian and West Asian archaeology and philology. Also worked in Egypt copying inscriptions, etc.

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  • Griffith, F. Ll., 'Meroitic studies III', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 4 (1) (1917), 21-27 (OEB 212783).

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