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Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1911-1912

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Progress of Egyptology.

vegetable friezes from the tombs of the New Empire at Thebes, by the
issue of a second livraison containing the remainder of the fine coloured
plates (Nos. xxi-xl), Decoration Egyptienne. The first part is reviewed by
Bissing, Sphinx, xv. 213.

Capart publishes a second series of his I!Art Egyptian, containing
100 photographic plates of the most interesting or beautiful examples, with
bibliographical notes.

Professor Yaldemar Schmidt of Copenhagen publishes a second series
of Egyptian monuments of all periods, from the great collection in the
Ny-Carlsberg Glyptothek, in small photographs, Ohoix de monuments,
2me serie. He has also written a handy catalogue of the large collection
of Hellenistic terra-cottas and small marble objects, with 70 photographic
plates, De Graesk-Aegyptische Terrakotter, reviewed by W. M. Muller,
O.L.Z. xv. 228.

In the Cairo Catalogue there have appeared:—

Elliot Smith's elaborate catalogue of the Eoyal Mummies.

The first part of Borchardt's catalogue of the statues and statuettes of
kings and private persons, reaching to the end of the Old Kingdom
(Nbs. 1-380), and comprising many celebrated pieces.

The first part of Benedite's catalogue of the toilet objects (combs, hair-
pins, kohl-holders, and sticks, etc.).

Edgar's catalogue of the Greek Vases. Some of them, especially in the
black and red figure series, were found outside Egypt, having been
obtained casually by purchase. Some early specimens are from the
workshops of Naucratis and Daphnae, others from those of Alexandria j
two good examples were dug up at Saqqara.

In 1905 there was obtained for the collection of Dr. J. Simon in
Berlin a very fine head carved in yew-wood and inlaid, representing a
royal lady of middle age belonging to the period of Akhenaton. This is
published in an elaborate memoir by Borchaedt, who traces its prove-
nance in the ruins of a palace of this period at Gurob, and identifies it
as a portrait of Teie, queen of Ameuhotp III. and mother of Akhenaton.
A plan of the site is given and a number of the objects found at the same
time and place are figured. Der portrdtkopf des kbnigin Teje im besitz von
Dr. James Simon in Berlin.

In the Memoires Piot (Scribe et Babouin, Monuments et Memoires, tome
xix.), M. Benedite publishes two beautiful groups of a royal scribe,
Xebmertuf, in the one case writing, in the other reading, before the ape
of Thoth. The former is of soft alabaster, the other of schist, and they
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