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'Journal', 1821-2, n.d.

MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 47
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Journal', 1821-2, voyage from Naples, Malta, Alexandria to Cairo, and journeys elsewhere in Egypt and in Nubia (mainly on the Nile) as far south as Samne [Semna], including occasional ink sketches and copies of inscriptions, with:

  1. (p. iii) Arabic vocabulary in Roman transliteration
  2. (p. 13) plan of the Pyramids [at Giza] after Norden
  3. (pp. 55, 78) maps of the Nile
  4. (pp. 88-100) ground plans of temples
  5. (pp. 141-4) doggerel verse entitled 'Morning in the Eastern Desert'
  6. (pp. 150-1) draft pedigree of Wilkinson's family, n.d. (after 1839)
  7. (pp. 189-94) notes on hieroglyphics and Egyptian deities.


  • Creation: 1821-2, n.d.


196 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 47

Former references:

'Journal 1821 Egypt', 1 (W); XXXIV, 29 (GIA); B 29 (interim).

Separated Materials

For notes and a sketch map originally loose at pp. 54-5 of this volume and removed while it was in the custody of the Griffith Institute, see MS. Wilkinson dep. c. 12, fol. 1; for other loose papers found in this volume, see MS. Wilkinson dep. c. 24, fols. 1-4.

Physical Facet

Binding: half calf, decorated boards.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom