Collection Davies MSS - Norman de Garis and Nina Davies Collection

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Davies MSS


Norman de Garis and Nina Davies Collection


  • c.1900-1940 (Creation)

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28 boxes, 12 bundles, 6 card index drawers, 2 rolls, 44 oversize folders, 1 oversize box, 1 glass negative case

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Papers, including notebooks, notes, tracings and squeezes, made in Theban tombs and elsewhere, photographs, collection of coloured hieroglyphic signs, indexes of scenes in Theban tombs, etc.

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  • Shelf: 1201-1206, 1208-1211, 1215-1216, 1221
  • Shelf: 1805-1808