File Petrie MSS 5.8 - Album 8 - Photographs of Egypt

Front cover Back of front cover Kahun & Gurob antiquities 1890 [942] Set of objects found together. Kahun XII. [943] Flint knives & hatchets. Kahun XII [952] Bronze pan, knives, and chisels, Kahun XII [944] Ivory ape, and scarabs. Kahun XII [945] Basalt statue of Si-sebek. Kahun. XII-XIII. [946] Part of papyrus. Hymn to Usertesen III Kahun XII [947] Small objects Kahun XII & Gurob XVIII-XIX. [948] Wooden sickle with three flint saws. XVIII dyn. [949] all Gurob XVIII-XIX [950] Bronze & alabaster. Gurob XVIII-XIX. [951] Objects from the Maket tomb. Late XIX or early XX. [---] Bronze mirror. Gurob XIX Kahun & Gurob Views 1890 [953] Kahun, town of XII dynasty, excavated. [954] Across the excavations, Kahun [955] Stairway up the acropolis, Kahun XII [956] Stairway up the acropolis, Kahun. [957] Stone tray for water jar & dishes. Kahun. [958] Wall painting, Kahun. [959] Well & vases of foundation deposit. [960] North side of Gurob; town of XVIII dyn. [961] View across Gurob excavations [962] Mr. Hughes-Hughes & Puck [941] Masonry on top of building behind Birket Kerun. Hawara Canal [917] Canal at Hawara cutting through Labyrinth [918] Same canal, & blocks
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Petrie MSS 5.8


Album 8 - Photographs of Egypt


  • c.1883-1890 (Creation)

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Album containing photographs of Egypt by Flinders Petrie.

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Photographs have been numbered according to page number and position. There are some gaps in the numbering as the album contains blank pages which have not been scanned.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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-See Concordances and other archival records by Stephen Quirke: (accessed 14/11/2017).

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-'Petrie's Photographs of Egypt: Landscape, monuments, people': (accessed 14/11/2017). See esp. 'commentary' field for more details / identification of the objects and monuments depicted.

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-Reference codes not included in sequence are blank pages (Petrie MSS 5.8.8, 5.8.16, 5.8.24, 5.8.32, 5.8.40, 5.8.48, 5.8.56, 5.8.60, 5.8.61, 5.8.66, 5.8.76, 5.8.84, 5.8.92, 5.8.100, 5.8.108, 5.8.116, 5.8.124, 5.8.128, 5.8.130, 5.8.132, 5.8.134, 5.8.136, 5.8.140, 5.8.142, 5.8.144, 5.8.146, 5.8.149, 5.8.152, 5.8.154, 5.8.158, 5.8.164, 5.8.165, 5.8.168, 5.8.172, 5.8.174, 5.8.178, 5.8.180, 5.8.182, 5.8.183, 5.8.186, 5.8.188).

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