29 handwritten pages with notes in Egyptian hieratic and English. List and copies of graffiti predominantly from the Valley of the Kings, some with concordances to earlier lists of graffiti recorded by W. Spiegelberg and H. Carter.
16 letters from Anthes and 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Anthes. Majority of the content is personal; Anthes communicated his wartime circumstances and subsequent career development, as well as the German Egyptology situation after the war (WWII). Černý provided professional information, as well as material assistance in the form of food rations sent to Anthes in the 1940s. Anthes and Černý exchanged information on ostraca discoveries, Černý updating Anthes on new finds at Deir el-Medîna during the 1940s and 1950s. Anthes recipricated by supplying information regarding finds during excavations at Mît Rahîna.
40 letters from Aldred, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Aldred. -consultations on ostraca in the Hunterian museum -Rhind dockets, objects from the Edinburgh museum collection and search for ostraca in other Scottish collections -Akhenaten and Tutankhamun's chariots -personal matters -notes on other Egyptological institutions
5 letters from Albright, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Albright. -reading of papyri, particularly Sallier IV - BM EA 10184, 7 -Egyptian loanwords from Semitic -reading of Egyptian toponyms related to Syria-Palestine -social contact, personal meetings when Černý was Visiting Professor at Brown University, Providence -exchange of offprints
Professional and personal correspondence, the majority of letters date between 1946-1970 and are addressed to J. Černý in London, Oxford, Prague and other European, American and Egyptian addresses and locations. The letters contain Egyptological information regarding text readings, translations, exchange of information on objects in museums or in situ, sites and texts.
1 photograph, positive print, annotated on the back. Photograph of a hieratic graffito of year 50 (probably of Ramesses II) of the scribe Ptahemwia and father Yupa, concerning their visit to Pyramid of Sahure and paying homage to the goddess Sekhmet. Graffito from room II (Second Portico) in the mastaba-tomb of Ptahshepses, Middle of Dyn. V, at Abusir. See TopBib iii2.342(8) and (9).
1 inked tracing, 7 lines of a hieratic graffito from KV 9, tomb of Ramesses VI, Thebes, visited by scribes in year 9 of Ramesses IX. Scribe Amenhotep and his entourage, visiting the tomb (see TopBib i2.517). Reference to a previous record made by Champollion, J. F., Notices descriptives ii (1889), 635 (OEB 136960).
38 groups of records and notes on graffiti, including tracings, transcriptions and maps. Notes and indexes mainly for Theban graffiti and the Nubian graffiti. A set of proofs for a part of Graffiti de la montagne thébaine. The Theban material largely covers work on the Theban mountain in the 1960s and includes preparation of graffiti lists for publication. There are also some graffiti Černý consulted for A. J. Arkell in the late 1940s/early 1950s.
Manuscript of an article, a study on the development of Egyptian coffins with an analysis of their texts, 124 pages. -Manuscript, an outline on the development of Egyptian coffins, Černý MSS 5.9 -Slip index, created during the preparation of the manuscript, Černý MSS 5.10