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Distribution of finds from West Thebes 1908-9 ('Qurneh') and Memphis 1909

The distribution lists in the archives of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology indicate that finds from the 1908-9 Petrie excavations at Thebes (Qurna) and Memphis went to the following cities, beside the Egyptian Museum, Cairo (the collection within the city is given, where the records name it):

Other finds were retained by Petrie for teaching and research, and are now in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London.

The most important find at Thebes was an intact burial of Dynasty 17 (about 1600 BC), that went to the national collection of Scotland at Edinburgh.

Note that the list may be incomplete; some finds may have been assigned but not sent. Substantial time and resources are still needed for the task of checking the archival records against the inventories of so many museums. Some of the collections may no longer exist, with transfers from one place to another.


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