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Theban Tomb 320 (TT320) also known as Deir el-Bahari 320 (DB320)
"The Cachette of the Royal Mummies"
Directory of Publications and Essays
Compiled and edited by Edward R. Loring
updated 01.March, 2012
All underlined bright blue positions published on this site are linked (click and jump!)
Brugsch É.: La Tente Funéraire de la Princesse Isimkheb, Cairo 1889 (Cairo, National Museum JE26276;
The full text with annotations and corrections by E. R. Loring, CESRAS)
Ivanov S.V. & Loring E. R.: The Dynasty of Piankh and the Royal Cache (updated Internet edition of
chapter 3 (same title)in The Royal Cache TT 320: a re-examination, Edited by Erhart Graefe and Galina A. Belova, Cairo,
Supreme Council of Antiquities Press, 2010, pp.61-76: as opposed to the printed edition which unfortunately contained
no colour photographs essential to this article, this web edition is richly illustrated with original CESRAS photos by
Research Fellows Sergej V. Ivanov and the author: Complete photographic studies of the coffins, mummies, and
funerary equipment now in the National Museum, Cairo, are linked through this sites' navigation system (when they
could be located and photographed) to their mentions in the text)
Loring E. R. & Ivanov S. V.: The Leather Funerary Baldachin of Isetemkheb B (Cairo, National
Museum, JE26276: richly illustrated with macro-photographic studies by CESRAS Research Fellows Sergej V. Ivanov and
the author; detailed analysis of surface decoration, including the first photographs of the top surface in living memory.
Loring E. R.: They were not yellow (painted anthropoid 21a Dynasty coffins found in the "Royal Cache"
TT320), Proceedings of the International Conference Achievements and Problems of Modern Egyptology by the
Centre for Egyptological Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences held in Moscow in September, 2009
Maspero G. in ZÄS 21, 1883, p. 70 seq.: Comments on coffins of Nesychonsw & Isetemkheb D
(published here as a document of egyptological history only!)
Maspero G. Guide du visiteur au musée de Boulaq, Cairo 1883
(section on artifacts found in the "Royal Cache" TT320 (DB320)); a synopsis of the discovery, Brugsch's major
archaeological crime in emptying the tomb, transport of the artifacts to the Boulaq Museum, how they were
displayed there, and descriptions of the artifacts; extensive marginal notes by CESRAS Research Fellow
Edward R. Loring, with links to relevant material in other texts listed here and with original CESRAS
photographs by Research Fellows Sergej V. Ivanov and Edward R. Loring.
Maspero G.: Les Momies Royales de Déir el-Baharî, Memoires de la Mission Française au Caire, Paris, 1889:
Complete text of the section dealing with the 21a Dynasty mummies with links to equivalent material in Smith's Royal
Mummies described below
Smith G. E.: The Royal Mummies, Catalogue Général des Antiquités Égyptiennes du Musée du Caire, Cairo 1912:
pathological-forensic study of the mummies found in TT320 with digitally reconstructed sepia coloured versions of the
excellent original black and white plates (also posted to compare). Although 100 years old at the time of this web
publication, the content remains valid and the photographs made at that time are of remarkable quality. Digital
processing with the best state-of-the-art software (2011) by CESRAS Research Fellow Edward R. Loring has made some
of the mummies seem almost alive. Smith's text is linked with equivalent data in Maspero's Momies Royales (see above)