Egypt Exploration Fund [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1908-1909

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Progeess of Egyptology.

nor papyri. The most interesting among them are figured in thirty-seven
plates drawn by Mr. Towey Whyte.

Blue marble vase of rare form from Dendera with name of Sebekhotp
III., and fragment of late pottery with painted design from Edfu.
Weigall, Ann. ix. 107, 108.

Glazed vase from Tell Basta with illegible cartouches. Kamal, Ann.
ix. 91.

Three axe-heads of the Middle. Kingdom, one being of openwork, with
illustrations of others in the collection. Mollee, Amtliche JBerichte of
the Berlin Kunst-sammlungen, xxx. 278.

Copper chisel with Middle Kingdom inscription, in the Petrie collection.
Weigall, Ann. ix. 111.

Boesek figures and describes the diadem of one of the later Antefs
long preserved in the Leiden Museum, pointing out that it was a plain
silver band to which the Arabs have added two rows of beads of later date
and some " drop-shaped" ornaments and an ornamental knot of contem-
porary work. A.Z. xlv. 30.

Publication of a fine ear-pendant of the XlXth Dynasty, with illus-
trations of the Egyptian jewellery in the collection. Schafer, Amtliche
JBerichte of the Berlin Kunst-Sammlungen, xxx. 269.

Stela with magic figures uninscribed, from Bubastis. Kamal, Ann.
ix. 191.

Capaet publishes a late list of 75 amulets on a papyrus in the
Macgregor collection, and points out that more than half of them (43)
correspond to the objects—weapons, instruments, etc.—figured on coffins
of the age before the New Kingdom, thus supplementing Schafeb's
observations of 1906. A.Z. xlv. 14.

Ushebtis of late type with inscription concealed under thick glaze,
apparently with intention. Maspeeo, Ann. ix. 285.

ISTaville writes a short paper on the stone heads found in some tombs
of the Old Kingdom; he considers that they are not spare heads for the
deceased, to be used in case of accident to the body or statue, but may be
the sole representation of the body necessary to complete existence. Lcs
Tetcs de pierre deposees dans lcs tombcauo; JEgypticns {Memoire puhlie a
1'occasion du Juhile de V Universite, Geneve).

ibschee, the well-known expert in the Berlin Museum, to whom we
owe the preservation and legibility of so many valuable documents,
communicates various observations on the technicalities of papyrus-
rolling. Archivf. Pap. v. 191.

In a paper of considerable length, Sir John Evans described and figured
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