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'Journal', 1826-7

MS. Wilkinson dep. c. 6
Held at the Weston Library

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'Journal', 1826-7, journeys from el-Qahireh [Cairo] to Suez, in the Eastern Desert, and in Upper Egypt, including occasional ink and pencil sketches, surveying calculations, diagrams and drawings, site plans, copies of hieroglyphic, Greek and Arabic inscriptions, and ink sketches of Egyptian tomb paintings, with:

  1. (pp. 25-7) humorous verse dialogue between two Copts
  2. (p. 29) dried plant
  3. (pp. 81-5) list of names of Egyptian deities in hieroglyphics, with English and Greek equivalents
  4. (pp. 124-5, 129) lists of Egyptian plants
  5. (p. 131-3) list of Egyptian birds and animals
  6. (pp. 166-7) sextant readings(?), Jan. 1827-Mar. 1828, Oct.-Dec. 1828.


  • Creation: 1826-7


169 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. c. 6

Former references:

'Eastern Desert to Thebes 1826' (W); C 8b (interim.)

Separated Materials

For loose papers found in this volume, see MSS. Wilkinson dep. c. 11, fols. 11-17; c. 22, fols. 1-13, 276-9, and c. 28, fol. 16.

Physical Facet

Binding: half brown calf.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom