Egypt Exploration Fund   [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1897-1898

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Pkogress op Egyptology.

of his dangerous journey in the Geographical Journal, December, 1897.
His description contains some interesting remarks on the reserved, tea-
drinking Senussis, but nothing of archaeological interest.

Memoibs on Excavations.

Legeain reports briefly the work of restoration, &c, at Karnak, in
1896-7 (A.Z. xxxv. 12). From the quay to the temple the avenue of
rams is now clear, as also most of the southern part of the great court.
The temple of Eameses III., adjoining the latter, has also been consolidated.
Two of the most important inscriptions found are published at the same

Petete (Six Temples at Thehes) publishes the results of a season's work
amongst the ruins of the funerary temples on the W. bank. The " Six
Temples " are those of Prince Uazmes and of the Kings Amenhetep II.,
Amenhetep III., Merenptah, Siptab, and of his heiress-queen Tausert.
The chapter on the inscriptions, including the great "Israel Stela" of
Merenptah, is written by Spiegelbeeg. Some very remarkable tools
were found in these excavations, and a helmet, probably Assyrian, and
belonging to the time of Esarhaddon's invasion. There is also an
interesting list of land and sea shells found with ancient remains on
various sites ; the identifications are supplied by Mr. E. A. Smith, of the
British Museum. The book is reviewed by Foucart, Rev. Arch. xxxi.
420 j Max Muller, Or. Lilt. Zeit. 246; and Borchaedt {A.Z. xxxvi. 84)
notes that two of the stelae name settlements of foreign prisoners of war
in the temples.

Quibell (The Ramesseum) gives an account of his excavation of this
temple of Eameses II. for the Egyptian Research Account: the trans-
lations of the inscriptions are by Spiegelbeeg. The volume contains
also a publication of the scenes from the tomb of Ptahhetep.

De Moegan (Recherches sur les Origines de I'Egypte, II.) describes, inter
alia, the royal tomb and its contents excavated by him at Nakadeh, and
since identified as that of Menes.

Amelineau (Les Nouvelles Fonilles d'Abijdos, deuxieme campagne,
1896-7) gives a summary account of the finding of a great royal tomb at
Abydos (that of Eha-Sekhemui).

Peteie (Dcshasheh) publishes the results of his work on this site for the
Egypt Exploration Fund. The volume contains copies of the interesting
but much injured sculptures in the Vth Dynasty tombs of Anta and
Shedu, including a unique battle-scene; photographs of the statues
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