Howard Carter's manuscript and typescript records on the 'Heretic Family' (Amarna period kings), part of Carter's records on the royal genealogy of the late 18th Dynasty. This group includes:
Typewritten genealogical table (folding) for Amenophis III (Amenhotep III), Amenophis IV (Amenhotep IV; Akhenaton; Ikhnaton), Smenkhkare, and Tutankhamun. Accompanied by 5 typewritten pages of accompanying notes, incorporating the comments of Dr Douglas Derry and Carter
Typewritten table with dates of accession and death for 18th Dynasty kings, excluding Neferneferuaten and Haremhab (Horemheb). - Accompanied by several pages of manuscript notes on regnal years, relevant bibliography, and miscellaneous notes
Letter to Carter from H. E. Winlock, dated 20-12-1925, regarding a discussion on Tutankhamun's parentage
Notes on dated monuments of Amenophis IV (Amenhotep IV; Akhenaton; Ikhnaton)
Letter to Carter from P. E. Newberry, dated 20-12-1931, responding to Carter's enquiry whether Amenophis III (Amenhotep III) had a son named Thutmose, off-print enclosed of Newberry, Percy E. 1928. 'The sons of Tuthmosis IV'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 14 (1/2), pp. 82-85 figs pl. xii (OEB 146401).
Material for projected book on It is our father who writes: Orders from the Archimandrite’s office at the Monastery of Apollo at Bawit. Manuscript with photocopies of illustrations, correspondence concerning papyrus Jonathan Byrd 36.2 and other papyri, and annotated photocopied articles.
'Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive' exhibition at the Weston Library, Oxford, 13 April 2022 – 5 February 2023.
Featuring material from the Tutankhamun Archive and other collections in the Griffith Institute.
Posters, flyers, display materials, merchandising products, ephemera, and other memorabilia.
Five text panels ('Introduction', 'Timeline', 'Griffith Institute', 'Curators’ Audio Highlights', 'Howard Carter portrait'), both textile and board.
Caption texts for all sixteen showcases.
Three textile banners.
Image facsimiles, both original size and enlargements.
QR codes for the audio guide.
Reduced copy of Carter’s portrait.
Replica of wreath placed on the forehead of the king’s outer coffin, made by The Garden of Oxford (Covered Market) and used in a ceremony held on 4 November 2022, where it was laid down by Ahdaf Soueif.
Materials used in a 'Touch Tour' for the Blind and Partially Sighted / Visually Impaired on 13 October 2022.
Free standing showcase cover design.
Folder/package of posters, flyers, and other memorabilia and ephemera.
Selection of merchandising products: bag, fridge magnets, postcards, book mark, and notebook.
An article, annotated by Carter, titled 'Egypt Calls' by Sir Evelyn Wrench and published in The Spectator, 6 September 1935, page 370, in which Wrench mentions his encounter with Howard Carter at Luxor.
P. E. Newberry's copy of The Tomb of Tut-ankh-amen: Statement with documents, as to the events which occurred in Egypt in the Winter of 1923-24 leading to the ultimate break with the Egyptian Government.
"Published for private circulation only by Cassell and Company, London, etc. 1924."
Incorporates Howard Carter's original documentation, see TAA ii.21.
Letters and documents relating to Howard Carter's dispute with the Egyptian Government after the European team members' wives were barred from entering the tomb to view the contents of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus after the lid had been lifted (12 February 1924).
The dispute on the following day, 13 February 1924, eventually resulted in Howard Carter and the rest of the team being locked out of the tomb until 13 January 1925.
Includes correspondence between Sir Alan Gardiner and the Foreign Office, Egyptologists and others in 1924.
Referred to as the "Carter Affair" or "Tutankhamun Affair".