Progress of Egyptology.
including the name of a new Hyksos king, Apepy, on a dagger from
Saqqareh, in P. 8. B. A. xxiv. 86.
Maspeeo writes on reports of a mysterious temple in the desert, of which
several travellers have heard from natives, and for which Insingee
searched unsuccessfully. It is generally represented as being situated
about one clay's journey from the Nile, west of Upper Egypt. The
conclusion is that the report is founded on reminiscences of a temple in one
of the oases, much more distant than the reports would imply. Ann. ii.
Griffith's inaugural lecture at Oxford on The Study of Egyptology is
reviewed by Piehl, Sphinx, v. 154.
The Archaeological Report, 1899-1900, is reviewed by Piehl,
Sphinx, v. 116.
Excavations and Explorations.
Thebes, East Bank. Documents relating to the disaster and repairs at
Karnak, 1899-1901, are published, Ann. ii. 164.
Legeain reports on work done at Karnak in the autumn of 1901. The
enclosure of the ground is almost completed, the ancient wall being now
nearly clear of sebakh on the inside, and the gaps filled with doors, or
fences; many inscribed blocks have been found. The most important
discoveries are those of a colossus of a new king, Usertesen IV., later
than the Xllth Dynasty, and a fine statue of Amenhotep, son of Hapu
(Ann. ii. 265). Both of these are discussed by Maspeeo, ib. p. 281.
Thebes, West Bank. Daressy points out three promising groups of
tombs not yet worked systematically, Ann. ii. 133.
Nash publishes a plan of the tomb of Pasb.edu, near the temple of Deir
el Medineh, found by Mr. Howard Garter; also the figure of a palm tree
on its walls, and a table of offering found in the tomb, P. S. B. A. xxiii.
A tomb found by Carter at Deir el Bahari, containing the statue of a
king (figured), and a box with the name of one of the Mentuhotep kings :
Nash, P. S. B. A. xxiii. 291. The same is described, with a photograph
of the statue and note by Prof. Maspero : Cartes, Ann. ii. 201.
Tomb (of Sennefer) in the Bab el Muluk, near that of Thothmes III.:
Carter, Ann. ii. 196.
Carter also briefly describes three coffins and mummies from a tomb pit
in the some locality. M. Maspeeo reads the name of Osorkon I. on the