Tutankhamun Archive (TAA)

TAA ii

Material other than excavation records

TAA ii.1
Folder containing Penelope Fox's notes on furniture.

TAA ii.2 Restricted access file.

TAA ii.3
Letters written to H. Carter at the time of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Originally owned by Mrs Margaret Orr, passed on to Griffith Institute by Mr T. G. H. James, 3 September, 1992.

TAA ii.4.1-61
61 negatives from A. E. P. B. Weigall.
All Tutankhamun and showing removal objects from the tomb except for nos. 57-61. Copyright of some may belong to the Illustrated London News or The Times. Given by Weigall's daughter, Mrs Phillippa Moore, in 1976.

TAA ii.5
Correspondence between H. Carter, A. H. Gardiner, P. Lacau, and P. Engelbach, concerning whm amulet from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Presented by Ms Margaret Gardiner in 1989.

[TAA ii.6]
[Photographs, many of them showing objects being transported through the Valley of the Kings, and mostly not by Harry Burton. TAA ii.6.1-47 were formerly Griffith Institute photos. 102.1-47.]

[TAA ii.6.1-20]
[Album entitled 'Tut-Ankh-Amen, Luxor'. Labels 'Belgian Photo. Store 13 El Manakh Street Cairo.' Twenty photographs dating between 27 December 1922 and 3 February 1923, all probably taken on the same day. Presented by Dr. H. Whitehouse and Mrs. G. E. W. Howells in June 1990. Acquired from a stall-holder in the Wellfield Antiques Centre in Bangor, North Wales. Letters Whitehouse 12-06-90 and 30-06-90.]

TAA ii.6.1
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Entrance to Tut-Ankh-Amen tomb, under tomb of Ramses VI.

TAA ii.6.2
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Removing a Couch from the tomb. Tourist (sic) surrounding the wall which incloses (sic) the entrance.

TAA ii.6.3
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: The hundreds of tourists witness the removal of the 'Royal Cow Couch' enbellished (sic) with gold.

TAA ii.6.4
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Removing one of the famous Alabaster Vases. 16 steps into tomb.

TAA ii.6.5
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Removing from the tomb the Portrait Bust of Tut Ankh Amen in wood, painted.

TAA ii.6.6
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: The second of the two funeral wreaths with various small treasures on the tray.

TAA ii.6.7
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: 3500 years old funeral Wreath from the tomb.

TAA ii.6.8
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photogarph. Caption: Removal of one side of the 'Regal Couch' Lord Carnarvon & his daughter Lady Evelyn Herbert following.

TAA ii.6.9
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Removal of one side of the 'Lion Couch'.

TAA ii.6.10
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: A chariot wheel - covered with gold.

TAA ii.6.11
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: A 'Royal chair' from the tomb.

TAA ii.6.12
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Box containing the King's Robes.

TAA ii.6.13
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Removal of a Chariot, a sword and various small objects, on the tray.

TAA ii.6.14
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: King Tut-Ankh-Amen's 'toilet Box'.

TAA ii.6.15
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Small stools of ivory and ebony.

TAA ii.6.16
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: One side of the 'Royal Typhon Couch' covered with gold as the other two.

TAA ii.6.17
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: 'Gold Box' with figures of men embossed all around.

TAA ii.6.18
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Four trays containing small treasures from the tomb.

TAA ii.6.19
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: Mr. Carter & Callender carry the King's jewel Box.

TAA ii.6.20
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Caption: One of the three Chariots found in the tomb covered with gold embossed with with (sic) figures and designs.

[TAA ii.6.21-4]
[KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Four postcards.
Presented by Dr. Paul Nicholson in March 1992.]

TAA ii.6.21
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Postcard showing Carter and another man placing side of Hathor-cow couch into packing case.

TAA ii.6.22
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Postcard showing men transporting bed with sticks upon it.

TAA ii.6.23
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Postcard showing stone wall surrounding the entrance of the tomb of Tutankhamun, tourists in the background.

TAA ii.6.24
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Postcard showing men transporting chair(?) followed by crowd.

[TAA ii.6.25-8]
[Four photographs, objects being taken out of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Once owned by Lillian McCarthy, Shakespearian actress, wife of Granville Barker. Given by Dafydd Lloyd-Phillips 08-03-1982. Probably The Times photographs, see letter J. R. Harris 26-02-83.]

TAA ii.6.25
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Men transporting chair.

TAA ii.6.26
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Men transporting stools (78 and 81), wig-box, and various small unidentifiable items.

TAA ii.6.27
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Two men transporting two trays, first containing textiles(?), second carrying decorated footstool. H. Carter in near left foreground.

TAA ii.6.28
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Scene on bank of Nile, showing men loading packing cases containing objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun onto boat for transportation to Cairo.

TAA ii.6.29
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph transferred here from Davies MSS. The Queen of the Belgians and Lord Carnarvon accompanied by Egyptian officials, coming out of the Tomb of Tutankhamun.

TAA ii.6.30-47
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
18 lantern slides
Acquired from Mr. Neville Jones in November 1991. Originally belonged to Mr. Ben Potter.

TAA ii.6.48 [Formerly Griffith Institute photo. 102.48.]
Photograph. Lord Carnarvon standing in doorway of Castle Carter.

TAA ii.6.49 [Formerly Grifith Institute photo. 102.49.]
Photograph. Salughi dog owned by Lord Carnarvon.

TAA ii.6.50
KV 62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Man carrying tray of objects from tomb, and group of tourists standing by modern wall around the tomb.

[TAA ii.6.51-4]
[KV62, Tutankhamun.
Four photographs presented by Mrs M. Young in April 2001.]

TAA ii.6.51
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Man transporting mannequin.

TAA ii.6.52
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Entrance stairway with men carrying tray with chariot fragments (same tray as shown in TAA iii.6.53-4).

TAA ii.6.53
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Men carrying tray with chariot fragments (same tray as shown in TAA iii.6.52, 54).

TAA ii.6.54
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Photograph. Men carrying tray with chariot fragments (same tray as shown in TAA iii.6.52-3).

[TAA ii.6.55-63]
[KV62, Tutankhamun. Nine photographs, scanned from nitrate negatives of unknown provenance. Deaccessioned, April 2004.]

TAA ii.6.55
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Chair 91. Probably Burton photograph. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_55.jpg.

TAA ii.6.56
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Alfred Lucas working in his laboratory set up in KV15 (Sethos II). Probably ©The Times. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_56.jpg.

TAA ii.6.57
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Lunch in the Valley of the Kings (KV4, Ramesses IV). From left to right, unidentified person, Harry Burton, Alfred Lucas, Arthur Callender, Arthur Mace, Howard Carter, and unidentified person. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_57.jpg.

TAA ii.6.58
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Lunch in the Valley of the Kings (KV4, Ramesses IV). From left to right, James Henry Breasted, Harry Burton, Alfred Lucas, Arthur Callender, Arthur Mace, Howard Carter, and Alan Gardiner. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_58.jpg. Same image as Burton photograph 1544.

TAA ii.6.59
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Group photograph taken outside in the Valley of the Kings. From left to right, Arthur Callender, Arthur Mace, Harry Burton, Howard Carter, Alan Gardiner, and Alfred Lucas. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_59.jpg.

TAA ii.6.60
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Arthur Mace and Alfred Lucas outside KV15 working on one of the chariots. Same image as Burton photograph 517. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_60.jpg.

TAA ii.6.61
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Procession, led by Howard Carter, on donkeys in the Valley of the Kings. Possibly ©The Times. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_61.jpg.

TAA ii.6.62
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Procession, led by Howard Carter, on donkeys in the Valley of the Kings. Possibly ©The Times. Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_62.jpg.

TAA ii.6.63
KV62, Tutankhamun.
The First Ford 'in the desert', outside Castle Carter. From left, Howard Carter, chauffeur, Arthur Mace, Harry Burton, and Alfred Lucas. From same sequence of photographs as illustrated in James, T. G. H. Howard Carter. The Path to Tutankhamun (1992), fig. 23, which is acknowledged to Margaret Orr (daughter of Arthur Mace). Original nitrate negative deaccessioned, replaced by scan ta2_6_63.jpg.

TAA ii.6.64
KV62, Tutankhamun.
Postcard captioned 'Exploitation of Tout-Ankh-Amon's Tomb', showing Howard Carter and Arthur Callender carrying items from the Antechamber, including two footstools (Nos. 78 and 84) and a rounded box of ebony and red wood veneer (No. 75).

[TAA ii.7.1-12]
[Twelve photographs of various objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. All made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.]

TAA ii.7.1
Photograph. Alabaster boat (578). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.2
Photograph. Canopic chest (266B). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.3
Photograph. Lid (551) of box (540) with Tutankhamun and Queen. Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.4 and 5
Photographs. Throne (91). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.6
Photograph. Chariot (122). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.7
Photograph. Pectoral (261M). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.8
Photograph. Chariot (122). Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.9
Photograph. Chariot. Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.10
Photograph. Chariot. Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.11
Photograph. Chariot. Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.7.12
Photograph. Effigy of king (331A) on bier. Made by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

TAA ii.8.1-4
Four photographs of various objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Made by Lehnert & Landrock, Tut Ankh Amun Series photographs.

TAA ii.9.1-5
Five photographs. Three showing objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun in Cairo, Egyptian
Museum. Two showing floral collars, possibly not from the tomb, in New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

TAA ii.10
Photographs of cubit rods from the tomb of Tutankhamun. In Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JE 61315-20. Made from negatives taken by Dr G. T. Martin.
Photocopies made from photographs in Chicago, Oriental Institute.

TAA ii.11.1-7 For study purposes only. Not to be reproduced.
Photographs of Box 21 from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Made by Rainbow McLean.

TAA ii.12
Copies of Tutankhamun notes and photographs for boxes, with measurements, etc. Collected by Sir A. Gardiner for Miss M. Broome.

TAA ii.13
Photographs and colour transparencies of model of the tomb of Tutankhmun at Highclere Castle. Presented by Mr D. R. Orchard in September 1988.
Model made by Orchard Bros., Historical Models, 20 Norbins Road, Glastonbury, Somerset.

TAA ii.14.1-56 (photos.), 57 (hand copy)
The photographs are for study purposes only and must not be reproduced. The hand copy, if used, to be acknowledged to Professor H. Beinlich.
Tutankhamun's gold coffin (255).
56 photographs and hand copy of the text.
Material received from Professor H. Beinlich on 17 March, 1992.

TAA ii.15 The Times copyright. Not to be reproduced.
Negative labelled 'At the Luxor Tomb. At the Exit from the tomb. Mr. H. Carter helping to carry out a section of one of the couches' C.6.
Made from a print lent by Mrs Elizabeth Prendergast in August 1998.

TAA ii.16.1-14
14 postcards showing various objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Sent by Labib Habachi. Some by Lehnert & Landrock, Cairo, others by Bruce Co., London.

TAA ii.16.15-17
KV 62, Tutankhamun. 3 photographs scanned from nitrate negatives, originally made from postcards of Lehnert & Landrock, Cairo, of unknown provenance, deaccessioned and replaced by scans ta2_1615.jpg, ta2_1616.jpg, and ta2_1617.jpg, in April 2004. TAA ii.16.15 = entrance to the tomb; TAA ii.16.16 = statuette of the goddess Selket; TAA ii.16.17 = gold mask.

TAA ii.17
Colour photograph of Tutankhamun's mask. Taken in Cairo, Egyptian Museum.
Presented by Miss J. E. Shepherd in 1991. Letter Shepherd 27-08-91.

TAA ii.18
Lithographs made for Tutankhamun exhibition held in London, British Museum, in 1972.

TAA ii.19
Set of contact prints made from The Times Tutankhamun photographs.
Supplied by Mr. D. Roffey on 01-02-82.

TAA ii.20 [Formerly Carter MSS vi.13.]
P. E. Newberry's copy of The Tomb of Tut-ankh-amen: Statement with documents, as to the events which occurred in Egypt in the Winter of 1923-24 leading to the ultimate break with the Egyptian Government.
Published for private circulation only by Cassell and Company, London, etc. 1924.
[For a photocopy of this see TAA iii.14.]

TAA ii.21 [Formerly Carter MSS vi.13A.]
'Carter Affair'. Letters and documents relating to Carter's difficulties with the Egyptian Government. Correspondence between Sir Alan Gardiner and the Foreign Office, Egyptologists and others in 1924. Given by Sir Alan Gardiner in 1956.

TAA ii.22.1 to 3
Set of three volumes of Carter, H. and Mace, A. C. The Tomb of Tut.ankh.Amen (1923) to (1933). 1st edition.

TAA ii.23
Documents and correspondence relating to the Tutankhamun publication project.
Deposited by Sir Alan Gardiner in October 1959. [Internal transfer from secretary's office to the Griffith Institute Archive, February 2009.]

TAA ii.24
Photograph of Professor R. G. Harrison, Derby Professor of Anatomy, University of Liverpool, with Dr Z. Iskander et al. examining the mummy of Tutankhamun in KV 62 (taken on 4th December 1968 by Mr Lynton Reeve, Department of Anatomy, University of Liverpool).
Presented by Dr Robert Connolly in September 2017.


(September 14, 2017)

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