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Egyptian Section

The Director In Egypt

Volume X / Number 4

The Director spent the summer of 1919 abroad in the interest of the Museum. After visiting London and Paris he proceeded to Egypt and afterwards to Palestine and Syria. In Egypt he spent a part of the time at his disposal at the camp of the Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition at Memphis, which, under […]


The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Egyptian Expedition

By: Clarence Stanley Fisher

Volume VIII / Number 4

Memphis. In the MUSEUM JOURNAL for June, 1915, a brief account was given of the preliminary work of the Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Egypt. It was there stated that, through the courtesy of the Egyptian Government, the Museum had secured the concession to a part of the site of Memphis. As this had […]


Excavations At Gizeh

By: Clarence S. Fisher

Volume VIII / Number 1

The Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., Expedition to Egypt The Royal Cemetery of Gizeh occupies many acres of the high plateau behind the Great Pyramid, and its clearance has been nearly completed by the various expeditions among which it has been divided. That part of the cemetery excavated by the Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., Expedition of […]


The Great Pyramid of Gizeh

The Eckley B. Coxe, Jr. Egyptian Expedition

Volume VI / Number 2

Mr. Clarence S. Fisher, Curator of the Egyptian Section of the Museum, arrived in Egypt on December 16, 1914. On that day, as it happened, Egypt became a Protectorate of the British Empire. Mr. Fisher found that the country was quiet. Most of the archeological concessionaries had withdrawn from their excavations and in consequence laborers, […]


A Granite Sphinx From Memphis

By: E. H. H.

Volume V / Number 2

OF all the hybrid creatures, half man and half beast, which are represented in ancient art, the most famous is the sphinx. Such mythical creatures are numberless and are common to the art of Mesopotamia, to that of Egypt, and to the Mediterranean area generally. One has only to recall the Minotaur of Crete, the […]


Napoleon’s Egypt

By: E. P. Wilkins

Volume IV / Number 2

The President of the Museum, Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., has recently presented to the Museum Library a copy of the Description of Egypt published under the patronage of Napoleon and growing out of his Egyptian campaign. Mr. E.P. Wilkins has kindly contributed the following descriptive notice of this work for the JOURNAL —Editor. My […]


Philae, The Forsaken

Egyptian Section

By: G. B. G.

Volume II / Number 1

The modern books of travel in Egypt never fail to praise the beauty of Phil. The nineteenth century traveller on the Nile found in this green islet, set like an antique gem in the midst of the rude waters of the first cataract, a charm on which his memory seemed especially to linger, and which […]


The Eckley B. Coxe Expedition

Egyptian Section

By: C. L. Woolley

Volume I / Number 3

While Dr. Maclver carried on at Haifa the main work of the season, described in the last number of the JOURNAL, I was detailed to clear the town and fortress of Kara-nog, some eighty miles to the north. When the work was completed1 a little time remained at my disposal, and I turned my attention […]


The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition

Egyptian Section

By: D. Randall-MacIver

Volume I / Number 2

The first number of the MUSEUM JOURNAL contained a brief notice of the fourth Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Lower Nubia. In this number I propose to give some further details of that part of the work which was carried on near Haifa, while in the next number Mr. C. L. Woolley will describe […]


The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition

The Egyptian Section

By: D. R. M.

Volume I / Number 1

The excavations of the Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia were carried on during the winter and spring at two distinct sites, viz., Anibeh and Halfa. At the former place Mr. C. Leonard Woolley cleared and planned a remarkable castle and part of a town built by the people whose graves provided us two […]