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Issue: 009, 22/02/28 p. 142-143
Heading: Present State of Collections of Egyptian Antiquities in Europe
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   
Topic: [Egyptian collections at Turin, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Florence, Rome, Naples, London]

Issue: 009, 22/02/28 p. 143
Heading: Tombs in Egypt
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   
Topic: [The Necropolis of Thebes]

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Geology   Archaeology   
Topic: Egyptian Sandstone mistaken for Granite

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Critical, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Archaeology   
Topic: Hibernian Blunder. [Colonel Vallency published a fragment of so-called ancient writing which he pretended came from one Aicill, a "juris-consult" of King Courbre and "surgeon". "Aicill", he later discovered, was not a person`s name at all]
Person: VALLENCY, Colonel   
Source: Collectanea de Reb. Hibern   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Antiquities), Para 3
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   Agriculture   
Topic: Grain and Bread found in an Egyptian Tomb

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 44-45, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: The Italian Universities
Category: Education   Law   Legal Science   Political Science   Philosophy   Archaeology   
Topic: [An account of the range of subjects taught at the Italian universities for Athenaeum readers]
Institution: Arcigymnasium della Sapienza, Rome   University of Bologna   University of Perugia   University of Pisa   University of Padua   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 77, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 1
Category: Entomology   Archaeology   Social Anthropology   Burial   Egypt   
Topic: Insects in a Mummy. [Figeac found dead coleopterous insects "of a fine rose colour, in all its brilliancy" in the hand of the mummy. The eggs must have been laid during the embalming process]
Person: FIGEAC, M. (of Grenoble)   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Sepulchral, Para 9
Category: Archaeology   
Topic: Rocking-stones
Person: MACULLOCH, Dr.   RHODIUS, Apollonius   

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 268, Section: Varieties
Heading: Manetho`s History of Egypt, Para 1
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   
Topic: [Seyfarth has discovered a papyrus containing a vast outline of Egyptian history. This agrees with Manetho. It seems that the ancient civilization of Egypt lasted thirteen thousand nine hundred and seventeen years]
Person: SEYFARTH, Professor   MANETHO   

Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 445
Heading: M. Champollion, Jun. The Nubian Experiment
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   Philology   
Topic: [The Athenaeum criticizes the extravagance of Champollion`s claims for the draughtsmanship at Ibsamboul]

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 682, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vandalism, Para 2
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Greece   Italy   France   British Isles   Town Planning   Architecture   Preservation   
Topic: [A comparison between the fate of ancient remains at the hands of the Turks and the descendants of the Greeks and Romans with the fate of Roman remains at Bordeaux as late as the time of Louis XIV. The latter were dismantled to make a defensive wall. Also, some remains found at the abbey at Glastonbury in 1792 were used to make a road]
Source: Stuart`s Athens   Historical Introduction to the Avalonian Guide   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: Meeting of German Naturalists
Category: Science   Natural History   Archaeology   Chemistry   Crystallography   Germany   Congresses   Assemblies   
Topic: [Annual assembly of the naturalists of Germany at Heidelberg, held the previous year at Berlin. Representatives of the Sciences from England, France, Russia and the Netherlands. Speech by Tiedemann. Letter from Goethe. British naturalists were Leonard and Coddington. Leonard gave an account of vitrified forts in Scotland and Coddington showed an apparatus "for centralising light". Next convention to be at Hamburg]
Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Archaeology   
Topic: [Croker`s description of druidical remains in Limerick]
Person: CROKER, Crofton   
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
, March, 1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   
Topic: The Oriel of Pointed Architecture. [Paper by Hamper, read by Ellis]
Person: HAMPER   ELLIS   
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 238
Category: Historical Sciences   Antiquities   Archaeology   
Topic: [The Astrolabe has made a new journey to Egypt]
Person: CHAMPOLLION   DURVILLE, M. Dumont   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 251
Heading: Royal Academy of Sciences and Belles Lettres, Brussels
Category: Mathematics   Historical Sciences   Libraries   Archaeology   Physics   Magnetism   
Topic: [...] de Chastes, on newly-discovered properties in cones of the second degree [...] Dumortier [...] on two MSS. found in the library of Tournay [...] Roman buildings [...] by M. Reuvens [...] Quetelet [...] on magnetic intensity
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences and Belles Lettres, Brussels   
Paper[s], 03/04/1830
Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 253
Heading: Antiquities
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Antiquities   Geology   Coal   
Topic: [Extract of a letter from Rome on excavations of antiquities, and the discovery of a coal mine]
Letter, 31/03/1830
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 267
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Palaeontology   
Topic: [...] Among the presents to the Society laid on the table, was a singularly interesting lithographic print of the various fossil animals discovered in divers parts of Dorsetshire, restored in body, and placed in the actions they appear fitted for
Institution: Society of Antiquaries   
Exhibition, 23/04/1830
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 268
Heading: Egypt. [From a Friend at Alexandria]
Category: Trade   Communication   Geography   North Africa   Oceans   Red Sea (and Suez Canal)   Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Philology   Mining   
Topic: [The busyness of Egypt since the Suez Canal has been constructed. Complaints of the indifference of the British government to science (archaeological research) compared with the French and Tuscan governments. Some British miners have come to Egypt to bore for water and help relieve the drought]
Institution: Government of France   Government of Tuscany   
Letter, 07/03/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 13
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Description of a] Mummy found in Peru
Person: CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   SABINE, Capt.   
Paper, 13/05/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Roman antiquities discovered on the Newmarket race-course]
Person: GURNEY, Hudson   ELLIS   
Letter, 13/15/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Antiquities, Para 9
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: ["Eight or ten" tumuli have been opened in Etruria]

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 318
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Ancient Greek vessels from a temple of Mercury have been found by a "countryman, digging in a field near the hamlet of Villeret, France". The temple will be "the object of continued research"]

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 318
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Discovery by Du Mege of an ancient city close to Toulouse]
Person: DU MEGE   

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 346-347
Heading: University Memoranda. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. Gottingen, 6 May, 1830
Category: Education   Europe   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Medical Profession   Women   Mathematics   Natural History   Historical Sciences   Philology   Archaeology   
Topic: [Report from the University of Gottingen, comparing university provision in the Netherlands, Prussia, Russia and Germany. Two successful accounts of female doctors are given, Erxleben and Wyttenbach]
Institution: University of Gottingen   University of Halle   University of Marburg   University of Bonn   University of Giessen   University of Munich   University of Leyden   University of Louvain   University of Liege   University of Utrecht   University of Ghent   University of Groningen   University of Dorpat   University of Kiel   
Letter, 06/05/1830 Signed: "K".

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Obelisks of Thebes, Para 14
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Baron Taylor has gone to Egypt on behalf of the French, to try and obtain the two obelisks at Thebes, one of which is claimed by the British consul]
Person: TAYLOR, Baron   EGYPT, Pasha of   

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 446
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Mexico   Chemistry   Philology   
Topic: [Mexican MS shown to the French Academy of Sciences. It is interesting on account of "the chemical analysis of the substance on which it is written" and from a philological point of view]
Person: BELHAMI, M.   
Source: Foreign Quarterly   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 458-459, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. On the Rosetta branch of the Nile, below Tervane, 2nd April, 1830
Category: Geography   Travel   Egypt   Agriculture   Engineering   Canals   Communication   Archaeology   
Topic: [The Consul-General to the Emperor of Austria at Alexandria describes his tour, in the first half of a letter forwarded to the Athenaeum by Smith. It concentrates on water: the disrepair of the ancient canal and irrigation system of the Fayum; the waters of Lake Meris; the route to Suez]
Institution: East India Company   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cement of Algiers, Para 10
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [Cement in Algiers is made of charcoal, lime, sand and a little oil, and baked for three days until it is very hard. The method is believed to have come from the Romans. The composition of Algiers glue is also given]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475-476, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. (Continued from p. 459)
Category: Geography   North Africa   Egypt   Chemistry   Water   Medicine   Pharmacology   Zoology   Botany   Archaeology   
Topic: [Chemical observations on the alkaline lakes of the valley of Natron. Meeting with a chemist, the son of D`Arcet. Visit to a plant for the refining of carbonate of soda, to be exported to Europe. The author`s collections of animals, plants and shells. The increasing difficulty of buying Egyptian antiquities in Egypt]
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475
Heading: Egyptian Temples. [From Personal Observation]
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Architecture   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: The numerous antique temples that still decorate the Egyptian plains, are mostly built of a compact sandstone...
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Egina, Para 5
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Museums   
Topic: [Excavations here have led to the establishment of a museum]

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 635
Heading: Account of the Discovery of the Egyptian Typhon. By J. Passalacqua, Director of the Royal Museum of Egyptian Antiquities at Berlin
Category: Archaeology   Palaeography   Historical Sciences   
Topic: [Examples of an unusual figure, "the genius of evil", on the coffin of a mummy at the King`s Museum, Berlin. The variant forms of the symbol]
Institution: Royal Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Berlin   
Signed: PASSALACQUA, J.; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 102-104
Heading: Egyptian Monuments
Category: Archaeology   Egypt   Philology   
Title: L`Ecriture Sainte eclaircie par des Monumens Phenico-Assyriens et Egyptiens; (Translated as )
Author: LANCI, Michelange   
Attribution: Translator of Oriental Languages

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 707
Heading: Tower of Babel
Category: Geography   Middle East   Archaeology   Christian Religion   
Title: Travels in Chaldaea, including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah, and Babylon, Performed on Foot in 1827. With Observations on the Sites and Remains of Babel, Seleucia, and Ctesiphon
Author: MIGNAN, Capt. Robert   
Attribution: Of the Hon. East India Company`s Service
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 802-804
Heading: Travels in Chaldaea
Category: Geography   Middle East   Archaeology   
Title: Travels in Chaldaea, including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah, and Babylon, performed on Foot in 1827. With Observations on the Sites and Remains of Babel, Seleucia, and Ctesiphon. [Second notice] (Continued from p. 707)
Author: MIGNAN, Capt. Robert   
Attribution: Of the East India Company`s Service; Lately in command of the Escort attached to the Political Resident in Turkish Arabia; Member of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Institution: East India Company   Royal Asiatic Society   

Issue: 114, 30/12/29 p. 818-819
Heading: Letters from Bertha
Category: Science   Literature   Education   Children   Popularization Of Science   Encyclopaedias   Chemistry   Archaeology   
Title: Letters from Bertha, on a Visit to her Uncle, in England
Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 53
Heading: Hieroglyphics
Category: Archaeology   Philology   Philosophy Of Science   Steam Power   Christian Religion   
Title: Lectures on the Elements of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Antiquities
Author: SPINETO, Marquis   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 284
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Art   
Title: Pompeiana; or, Observations on the Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii. New Series, Part I
Author: GELL, Sir W.   

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