This blog is intended both as an instrument for researchers on early explorers in Egypt and Nubia, providing useful tools in the On-line Resources section (On-line books, Archives, Map Collections, Photo Collections, etc.), and as a place to publish original documentation and research on the subject (i.e. List of travellers, Accounts, Letters, etc.). Anyone who would like to contribute with suggestions or articles is warmly welcomed!

Friday, 28 September 2012

British Museum AES Department acquires letters of Bonomi

Exciting news form the British Museum: "The archive of the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan has recently acquired a fascinating collection of letters from Joseph Bonomi (1796-1878) to his friend and colleague Samuel Sharpe (1799-1881)"

 
Check out "A correspondence with the history of Egyptology", an article by Dr Patricia Usick, Honorary Archivist, Ancient Egypt and Sudan, British Museum


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