Analecta hieroglyphica, 1839-1841

Mss.493.1.G491

Date: 1839-1841 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1 volume, 259 p.

Abstract

This volume was compiled in Egypt, where Gliddon lived for 23 years, and was copied from his original manuscripts for Samuel G. Morton by Edward M. Kern in Philadelphia in 1842. It includes drawings and illustrations.

Background note

George R. Gliddon was an archaeologist and Egyptologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 259 p.

Provenance

Deposited by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and accessioned, 11/1952 (90663).

Early American History Note

This notebook contains a manuscript copy of George Gliddon's account of Egypt. The notebook contains numerous sketches.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Drawings.
  • Manuscript Essays
  • Sketchbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Gliddon, George R.(George Robi
  • Kern, Edward Meyer, 1823-1863
  • Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851

Subject(s)

  • Americans Abroad
  • Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic
  • International Travel