File TAA iii.51.4 - 'Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive' exhibition, Weston Library, 2022–2023: related material

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TAA iii.51.4


'Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive' exhibition, Weston Library, 2022–2023: related material


  • 2022 (Creation)

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2 boxes (1 large size), 2 rolls, 2 large folders and 6 packages

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Presented by the Bodleian Library's exhibitions team in February 2023.

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  • 'Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive' exhibition at the Weston Library, Oxford, 13 April 2022 – 5 February 2023.
  • Featuring material from the Tutankhamun Archive and other collections in the Griffith Institute.
  • Posters, flyers, display materials, merchandising products, ephemera, and other memorabilia.
    1. Textile poster.
    2. Five text panels ('Introduction', 'Timeline', 'Griffith Institute', 'Curators’ Audio Highlights', 'Howard Carter portrait'), both textile and board.
    3. Caption texts for all sixteen showcases.
    4. Three textile banners.
    5. Image facsimiles, both original size and enlargements.
    6. QR codes for the audio guide.
    7. Reduced copy of Carter’s portrait.
    8. Replica of wreath placed on the forehead of the king’s outer coffin, made by The Garden of Oxford (Covered Market) and used in a ceremony held on 4 November 2022, where it was laid down by Ahdaf Soueif.
    9. Materials used in a 'Touch Tour' for the Blind and Partially Sighted / Visually Impaired on 13 October 2022.
    10. Free standing showcase cover design.
    11. Folder/package of posters, flyers, and other memorabilia and ephemera.
    12. Selection of merchandising products: bag, fridge magnets, postcards, book mark, and notebook.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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