File TAA i.2.14a - Tutankhamun excavation journal: objects arranged by type

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TAA i.2.14a


Tutankhamun excavation journal: objects arranged by type


  • c. 1922-1925 (Creation)

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32 rule-lined pages

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

Archival history

Formerly in the possession of Howard Carter's niece Miss Phyllis Walker.

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Presented by Miss Phyllis Walker in 1945.

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Howard Carter's notes listing categories of objects from the Antechamber, Tutankhamun's tomb

  • Howard Carter's manuscript list of objects, arranged in categories, listing Carter object numbers with brief descriptions. All objects were found in the Antechamber,
  • Supplement to Carter notebook, see TAA i.2.14
  • List of categories is arranged as follows:
    • Botanical specimens
    • Nome standards
    • Sandals
    • Boxes
    • Headrests
    • Amulets
    • Jewellery
    • Necklaces
    • Miscellaneous
    • Ushabtis
    • Shrine
    • Implements
    • Vases
    • Stone vessels alabaster
    • Baskets
    • Statues
    • Couches
    • Chariot parts
    • Weapons
    • Arrows and quivers
    • Bows
    • Gloves
    • Textiles
    • Sticks
    • Chairs
    • Stools
    • Footstools
    • Hassocks
    • Bedsteads

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • Pages not bound, nor previously bound. No punch holes for ring-binder insertion.
  • 23.4 x 17.8 cm (all pages are a uniform size and type).

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Archived scans in Griffith Institute.

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  • Not currently available online (status 26/07/2022)

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  • Originally housed inside Carter's notebook, see TAA i.2.14

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