File NEWB3/12 - Notebook on Cairo Palette 14328

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Notebook on Cairo Palette 14328


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1 cm, 1 notebook

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Notebook titled by John Harris 'Notes on Olive - Cairo Palette 14238 ??nw - The hieroglyph [S17]'. Roughly half of the notebook has been used. Notebook relates to the Cairo Palette also known as the Tehenu or Libyan Palette (Cairo Museum, CG 14328), and includes discussion on the trees depicted on the palette, Tehenu-land, and the palette's interpretation.


-Draft of a possible publication (not identified) on the Cairo Palette, notes are written in prose and include footnotes.

-Discussion of hieroglyph for a handmill used in North Africa for obtaining oil from seeds and fruit, and its variants.

-Notes relating to the trees depicted on the Cairo Palette and oil derived from the trees (??nw-tree oil and ??nt-oil)

-the deity i3?s

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Newberry, Percy, Ta-Tehenu "Olive Land" in Ancient Egypt, pp.97-100, 1915 (OEB 146406)

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Newberry, Percy, 'On some African species of the genus Olea and the original home of the cultivated Olive tree', in Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Session 150, 1937-8, Pt. I, 31 December I937, 3-13 with pl. i. (OEB 146386)

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