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Maps and plans, copies of inscriptions, drawings etc., c.1821-65

MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 20
Held at the Weston Library

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Loose papers (not all in Wilkinson's hand), c.1821-65, comprising:

  1. (fols. 1-63) manuscript and printed maps of Egypt and the Middle East, with site plans, including (fols. 1-8) parts of a map of Egypt by Wilkinson
  2. (fols. 63-112) copies of hieroglyphic, hieratic, demotic and Greek papyri and inscriptions, including (fols. 63-71) material relating to the Turin papyrus
  3. (fols. 113-38) chronological tables of royal names in hieroglyphics, with related notes
  4. (fols. 139-51) drawings of ancient Egyptian objects and carvings (some from collections)
  5. (fols. 152-4) drawing, water-colour and tracing of Syrian and Roman antiquities
  6. (fols. 155-65) letters to Wilkinson with drafts of replies and notes, 1850, 1865, n.d.
  7. (fol. 166) original wrapper.


  • Creation: c.1821-65


166 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 20

Former references:

'Parts of my Early & late maps Natron Lakes - Journey to Ethiopia - & various hieroglyphics' (W); M 8 (interim).

Separated Materials

For other loose papers found with these, see MSS. Wilkinson dep. c. 22, fols. 126-31, 255-6; c. 31, fols. 64-72, 177.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom