Item TAA iii.46.2.1-2 - Tutankhamun - secondary material: tourist photographs, Tutankhamun-related

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TAA iii.46.2.1-2

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Tutankhamun - secondary material: tourist photographs, Tutankhamun-related

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  • 1923-03-19 (Creation)
  • 1923-03-15 (Creation)

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2 photographs

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Acquired in an online auction by Elizabeth Fleming.

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Presented by Elizabeth Fleming in July 2021.

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  • 2 photographs taken by tourists visiting Luxor in 1923.
  • TAA iii.46.2.1
    • Three tourists, one man and two women, sitting on the modern enclosure wall of Tutankhamun's tomb, with two Egyptian police officers (1 standing on either side of the seated group).
    • Manuscript note on verso, "Outside the new Tomb. The Valley of the Kings - 1923."
  • TAA iii.46.2.2
    • Female tourist, also part of the group in the other photograph, standing next to the head of a colossus of Ramesses II in the Ramesseum.
    • Manuscript note on verso, "The Ramesseum - Thebes - 1923."
  • The identities of the people in the photographs and the owner of the pictures are all unknown.

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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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  • TAA iii.46.2.1: 6.7 x 11.3 cm
  • TAA iii.46.2.2: 11.3 x 6.8 cm

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Archived scans in Griffith Institute.

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