Collection G. Brunton MSS - Guy Brunton Collection

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G. Brunton MSS

Titre

Guy Brunton Collection

Date(s)

  • 1937-1948, card index 1958 (Production)

Niveau de description

Collection

Étendue matérielle et support

2 card index boxes, 1 portfolio of drawings , 1 file of correspondence, and 1 box of print-outs

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Nom du producteur

(1878-1948)

Notice biographique

British Egyptologist. Born, Beckenham 1878. Died, White River, Transvaal 1948. Studied Egyptology under Petrie and Margaret Murray. Between 1912-14 he excavated with Petrie at Lahun, and after war service again in 1919-21. He then excavated at Qau, Badari, and Deir Tasa before taking up a post in the Cairo Museum in 1931. He was assisted in his work by his wife, Winifred, an artist. After his retirement he returned to South Africa, where he died without having completed his work on button seals.

Nom du producteur

(1880-1959)

Notice biographique

British artist. Born, 1880. Died, Clocolan, Orange Free State, South Africa 1959. Married Guy Brunton in 1906. Produced water colour illustrations for her own publications, as well as for her husband's excavation reports.

Histoire archivistique

In possession of his widow Mrs. Winifred Brunton (1880-1959). She deposited the Matmar negatives in 1949. After unsuccessful attempts to find a candidate to complete the catalogue of button seals, the material was deposited in the Griffith Institute in 1956, where further work was done on it by J. J. Orchard, who produced the index.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Negatives, Mrs. Winifred Brunton in 1949.
Preliminary work on button seals deposited at Mrs. Brunton's request in 1956.

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Portée et contenu

Drawings (by Winifred M. Brunton), letters, and working notes for a publication on button seals.
Negatives taken during the Matmar excavations in 1928-30.
Card index created 1958.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

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

The nitrate negatives were scanned and the originals deaccessioned.

Instruments de recherche

None.

Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

The paper documents are original. The nitrate negatives have been replaced by scans and print-outs.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Scans (of nitrate negatives).

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Note de publication

-The drawings, card indexes and correspondence form the basis of A. B. Wiese, <i>Die Anfänge der ägyptischen Stempelsiegel-Amulette. Eine typologische und religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchung zu der 'Knopfsiegeln' und verwandten Objekten der 6. bis frühen 12.</i> (PhD Thesis; Basel, 1995).

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