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Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1900-1901

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Archaeology, Hieroglyphic Studies, Etc. 27

addition to the well-known forts of Semneh and Kummeh, planned by
Lepsius. Captain Lyons had discovered several temples and forts in 1892-3 ;
the German expedition found several more, planned them and copied the
inscriptions of all; they date originally from the Xllth Dynasty, and
were added to in the XVIIIth. Dr. Thiersch interested himself especially
in the Greek and Roman later remains.

Wherever the expedition stayed they copied, collated and planned. At
Thebes Steindorff copied the tomb of Rames, which dates from the beginning
of the reign of Amenhotep IV. It is to be hoped that the rich results
of this expedition will soon be made accessible by full publication. The
report is reviewed by Piehl (Sphinx, iv. 210).

C. S. Myers, Man, 1901, Xo. 91, publishes four photographs of the
temple and village of El Khargeh, with a brief description of the district,
which be visited last April in company with Mr. Mace and Mr. A. Wilkin.

In Annates, ii. 44, are printed extracts from M. Foucart's reports as
travelling inspector in the Delta in 1893-4, and ib. ii. 84, a description
of the ruins of El Hibeh, its temple built by Sheshanq I. and Osorken I,
and its necropolis, by Ahmed Bey Kamal.

Daressy, Annates, i. 97, describes the discoveries made and publishes
the texts found in the chapel of Uazmes. The same writer, ib. 141, gives
an account of the discovery of 153 coffins, and many other relics of the
priests of Amen at Der el Bahri in 1891. Ib. ii. 1, he reports on the discovery
of a tomb at Sheikh Abd el Kurneh in 1896. It contained four coffins, of
which the principal one was of Hataai, about the time of Akhenaten. In
the coffins were many interesting objects, including a very fine bronze bowl
engraved with scenes of wild life.

Howard Carter, Annates, i. 191, reports the discovery of statues in
digging the foundations of a house east of the temple of Luxor.

Borchardt, Annates, i. 211, reports on the mastaba pyramid of Sileh in
the Faiyum, with illustrations.

Marquis of Northampton, Annates, i. 192 ; letter giving the results of
his experimental digging at Kum el Ahmar, opposite Minieh.

Ahmed Bey Kamal, Annates, ii. 14, reports on his excavations at El
Bersheh in 1900 ; many tombs of the Middle Kingdom found contained
model boats, etc.

Legrain, Bee. xxii. 146, writes a supplementary article descriptive of a
temple of Osiris, recently laid bare by him near the eastern gate in the great
enclosure wall of Karnak. This article is intended to serve as an intro-
duction to that printed on p. 125 of the same volume (already noticed, Arch.
Rept. 1S99-1900, p. 18). The same writer, ib. xxiii. 65, gives plan and
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