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Daressy, Georges: Les Cercueils des Prêtres d'Ammon (Deuxième Trouvaille de Deir el-Bahari)
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Editor's note for those who do not read
older French: to make the following lists
clear(er): it's not a translation. Daressy
speaks in the first person to make it more
real. He was there and will tell us about it, so
"In the tomb I made a list of the coffins in the
order of their removal. This is list A which I
have always used to designate mummies &
their related objects..
At the pithead while the objects were being
prepared daily for transport to the Nile, Mr.
Bouriant made a different report of the finds.
I call this list B. It has a greater number of
entries than mine, because it includes all
manner of funerary equipment together with
the coffins. This list will never be complete
because many objects, both alone, or
packed in closed cases were not noted.
At the Museum of Giza the principle coffins,
the most attractive, or the best conserved,
were listed in the Book of entries (JE) which
gave a third number of 134 coffins, some of
which, having been nested and separated to
facilitate the transport were entered under
The Notice of the antiquities of the
Museum of Giza, prepared by Mr Virey,
mentions 41 coffins, but many parts of the
same coffin exhibited separately were given