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Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1910-1911

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extension of the gulf in ancient times; also that Zaru is to be placed at
El Qantara.

Schubart proves from a Greek inscription that the Dodecaschoenus
already extended as far as Maharraqa in early Ptolemaic times. A.Z.
xlviii. 154.

Couyat summarises a memoir which he is preparing on the routes,
mines, quarries, and ports of the eastern desert, and gives some photo-
graphs of sites. C.E. 1910, 492.

Foreign Belations.

The Carnegie Institution of Washington has published a second volume
of W. Max Muller's Egyptological Researches, containing the results of a
journey to Egypt in 1906. It is entirely occupied by texts and representa-
tions concerning the foreigners of Europe, Asia, and Africa; tribute bearers
from the tombs of Menkheperre-senb and Amunezeh; and lists of conquered
cities dating from the XVIIIth Dynasty down to the Ptolemaic age, with
commentaries and excursuses. It is interesting to have the present
opinions of the author of the well-known Asien mid Europa in den
aegyptischen Inschriften on so many matters connected with his special
studies.

A paper by Prof. NavTLLE on the trade of Ancient Egypt with neigh-
bouring peoples, read before the Ninth International Congress of
Geography held at Geneva in 1909, is printed in the third volume of its
Proceedings.

Daressy describes the enamelled decorations of doorways of the age of
Eamesses III. found in the brick annex to the first court at Medinet
Habu, and resembling the well-known enamels of Tell el Yahudia. He
especially devotes himself to the figures of prisoners; many nationalities
are represented with typical features and costumes, and are classified as
Hittites, Semites with full or small beard, Libyans, Meshwesh, Temhu,
Shakalsh, Philistines, Tursha, negroes with aprons or with full robes.
Ann. xi. 49.

Lichtexberg's Einjliisse der Aegaischcn Kultur auf Aegypten und
Palastina in Mitthcil. Vordcras. Ges. 1911, fasc. 2, gives the literary
and inscriptional evidence, the figured representations, and the finds of
Aegean objects in Egypt and Syria and of Egyptian objects in the Aegean
region, with many illustrations. Keviewed by Wreszinski. O.L.Z. xiv.
311.

Geographical cartouches at Soleb and Sesebi. Sayce, P.S.B.A. xxxii. 263.
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