Some minor additions to the papers of I. E. S. Edwards. (Donation.)
Four photographs taken by anonymous photographers during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun. Griffith Institute photos. 102.51-4. (Donation.) [We already have a number of cuch photographs and these will be made available in Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation.
An album with watercolour sketches, ink drawings, letters and other material by Amelia Edwards. (Internal transfer.) [The Griffith Institue already has other Amelia Edwards papers, see the list of records.]
Twelve 19th-century photographs of Egypt by Bonfils (B) and Zangaki (Z). They include the following: the Pompey Pillar in Alexandria (B), the pyramids of Khufu and Khephren at Giza (Z), the Great Sphinx with the pyramid of Khufu in the background (Z), the Great Sphinx at Giza (B), the hypostyle hall at Karnak (B), the court of Ramesses II in the Luxor temple (Z), the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank at Thebes (B), the Edfu temple (Z), Philae (B), boats on the Nile (Z), women fetching water (B) and a market at Bulaq (B). (Purchase.) [We already have a large collection of such photographs, see the Archive.]
(August 25, 2001)
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