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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1899-1911
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Coxe, Jr., Eckley B., b. 1872-d. 1916
Randall-MacIver, David, b.1873-d.1945
Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960
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The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia was among those Egyptian trips financed by Coxe during his short life. The expedition was headed by David Randall-MacIver of the University Museum and C. Leonard Woolley of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Ancient Nubia, located in a corridor linking continental Africa and the Mediterranean, was rich in natural resources, especially gold. The northern part is now located under the Aswan Dam. The southernmost part is in modern day Sudan. Its people were culturally and linguistically different from the Egyptians and strong cultural interactions occurred in the ancient history of the region. Randall-MacIver and Woolley dug at Anibeh, Nasr Ibrim, Ma'am, Buhen, Areika and Karanog from 1907 to 1911. The records of the Nubia expedition include correspondence, notes, an object register, account books, photographs and oversize items that fill two archival boxes with additional oversize material in the map and print cases.
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Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia 1899-1911
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Coxe, Jr., Eckley B., b. 1872-d. 1916 Randall-MacIver, David, b.1873-d.1945 Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960
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PU-Mu. 1008
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia was among those Egyptian trips financed by Coxe during his short life. The expedition was headed by David Randall-MacIver of the University Museum and C. Leonard Woolley of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Ancient Nubia, located in a corridor linking continental Africa and the Mediterranean, was rich in natural resources, especially gold. The northern part is now located under the Aswan Dam. The southernmost part is in modern day Sudan. Its people were culturally and linguistically different from the Egyptians and strong cultural interactions occurred in the ancient history of the region. Randall-MacIver and Woolley dug at Anibeh, Nasr Ibrim, Ma'am, Buhen, Areika and Karanog from 1907 to 1911. The records of the Nubia expedition include correspondence, notes, an object register, account books, photographs and oversize items that fill two archival boxes with additional oversize material in the map and print cases.
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Coxe, Jr., Eckley B., b. 1872-d. 1916 Randall-MacIver, David, b.1873-d.1945 Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960 Randall-MacIver, David, b.1873-d.1945 Steindorff, Georg, b.1861-d.1951 Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960
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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1908-1910
Creator:
Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960
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The expedition to Teano, Italy was proposed to the Penn Museum by C. Leonard Woolley in 1908. Woolley was sure that he could obtain the necessary permits from the Italian government. Woolley remained in Italy until 1909 uncovering a fine statue of Cupid and a lesser statue of Venus and a mask. Although the museum was to receive the best pieces found there, the Italian government reserved the Cupid for its museum and would only issue export papers for the lesser finds. On the trip, Woolley purchased the Pozzuoli marble from Lamont Young of Naples, a piece found during the construction of a house in Pozzuoli. Apparently, this purchase resulted in concerns about the use of the moneys provided by patron Mrs. Drexel for the expedition.
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Leonard Woolley expedition to Italy
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Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960
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PU-Mu. 1160
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1908-1910
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The expedition to Teano, Italy was proposed to the Penn Museum by C. Leonard Woolley in 1908. Woolley was sure that he could obtain the necessary permits from the Italian government. Woolley remained in Italy until 1909 uncovering a fine statue of Cupid and a lesser statue of Venus and a mask. Although the museum was to receive the best pieces found there, the Italian government reserved the Cupid for its museum and would only issue export papers for the lesser finds. On the trip, Woolley purchased the Pozzuoli marble from Lamont Young of Naples, a piece found during the construction of a house in Pozzuoli. Apparently, this purchase resulted in concerns about the use of the moneys provided by patron Mrs. Drexel for the expedition.
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Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Woolley, C. Leonard, Sir, 1880-1960 Young, Lamont, b. 1851-d.1929
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