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    • Ledger 3586, page 01, entry a

    • 1814-01-24
    • Another Villoteau memoir is presented, commission made to review. Report on Heliopolis memoir read.
    • Music, Ancient Egypt, Geography
    • Ledger 3586, page 01, entry b

    • 1814-01-24
    • Written by Dubois but using Lancret's notes so wants his name published, too. First describes road used to get from Cairo to Heliopolis, then describes wall/obelisk. References ancient authors. Uses geographical considerations to show how it is...
    • Geography, Ancient Egypt, Architecture
    • Ledger 3586, page 02, entry a

    • 1814-03-28
    • Report read regarding memoir from Jomard concerning inscriptions. Broken into two parts. First part is a general exposé about the inscriptions and conclusions about age of monuments where they are found. Second part (incomplete, not presented yet)...
    • Architecture, Linguistics, Ancient Egypt, History
    • Ledger 3586, page 02, entry b

    • 1814-03-28
    • Jomard argues that inscriptions teach us about the state of the monument at the time they were sculpted. Argues that you can determine antiquity of monument based on inscriptions. Others have doubted antiquity of monuments, but Jomard disproves...
    • Architecture, Linguistics, Ancient Egypt, History
    • Ledger 3586, page 02, entry c

    • 1814-04-18
    • Report read on the latest of Villoteau's memoirs on music of ancient Egyptians.
    • Ancient Egypt, Music
    • Ledger 3586, page 03, entry a

    • 1814-04-18
    • Report on Villoteau's memoir on ancient Egyptian music. Starts out with facts, testimony, and proof about ancient music in highest antiquity even though people have long doubted its existence. He quotes Diodorus passage- has been misinterpreted up...
    • Ancient Egypt, Music
    • Ledger 3586, page 05, entry a

    • 1814-04-25
    • ""Marine productions"" drawing from Savigny adopted. Creation of a commission to examine any reports written by foreigners that might have to do with the ouvrage.
    • Administration, Publication, Zoology, Natural History
    • Ledger 3586, page 05, entry b

    • 1814-05-23
    • Two essays from Dubois and Jollois entitled 1) voyage in the interior of delta with geographic descriptions and observations on the modern Egyptians' customs, and 2) descriptions of ancient cities along Nile between Rosetta and Damietta. Savigny...
    • Modern Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Geography, Anthropology, Customs, Natural History, Zoology
    • Ledger 3586, page 05, entry c

    • 1814-06-07
    • Report read on Dubois' essay describing the movement of the Hebrews in the desert. Read with attempt to make sure it was not going to ""shock the opinions most generally received"" but decide it's good. Rozière presents minerological description of...
    • Geology, Modern Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Religion, Geography
    • Ledger 3586, page 06, entry a

    • 1814-06-06
    • reading of report on Dubois's Journey and Flight of Hebrews in the deserts. Starts out talking about humiliation of Jews everywhere at time but how they had advantage of pure religion, customs, physionomy, thanks to Moses' ""institutions"" and also...
    • Ancient Egypt, Religion, Geogrpahy
    • Ledger 3586, page 07, entry a

    • 1814-06-27
    • Report is read concerning Rozière's minerological description of natron excavation places not yet described. Agree to publish it. Then report read on the description of the voyage in the interior delta and customs observed from Dubois and Jollois....
    • Geology, Geography, Modern Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Antiquity, Art, Industry, Administration, Publication
    • Ledger 3586, page 08, entry a

    • 1814-06-27
    • Report on Rozière's minerological description. Starts out with Tenareh that others have described, moves on to talk about other locations with natron salt like Thebaid, Esna, Thebes, Lake Maris. Talks about how formed (adopted Berthollet's same...
    • Geology, Geography, Modern Egypt
    • Ledger 3586, page 09, entry a

    • 1814-06-27
    • Report on Dubois and Jollois' essay about voyage in interior of delta. Divided into four sections highlighting certain places. Don't describe each city in detail necessarily but unite it into one voyage. Talk about special ruins, the actual state,...
    • Ancient Egypt, Geography, Customs, Anthropology, Modern Egypt
    • Ledger 3586, page 10, entry a

    • 1814-06-27
    • Report on the second essay from Dubois and Jollois which discusses ruins between branches of Rosetta and Damietta. Talk about Sa el-Hagar (and how it was once Sais), Bahbeit, Mehallet el Kebir ruins more specifically. Gives some of the...
    • Ancient Egypt, Modern Egypt, Geography, Antiquity
    • Ledger 3586, page 11, entry a

    • 1814-06-27
    • Report on glassmaking essay. Divided into three parts. 1) origins of the art- Boudet favors Egyptians as first to do so, quoting other authors and using evidence of ancient glass found in tombs. 2) perfection of chemistry in Europe and european...
    • Industry, Modern Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Antiquity
    • Ledger 3586, page 12, entry a

    • 1814-07-25
    • Work on an Egyptian tunic submitted, commission made to review. Plates from Rome about allegory of Ibis-eating snake or Ibis eating snakes? But collaboraters protest it was not gathered in Egypt so it should not be part- will review anyways....
    • Modern Egypt, Industry, Ancient Egypt, Customs, Anthropology
    • Ledger 3586, page 13, entry a

    • 1814-08-22
    • Delile reads report on description of persepolitan inscriptions found at Isthmus of Suez by Rozière. Think it merits insertions. Jomard announces he's been working on a comparative geography work but hasn't had time- Champollion has just published...
    • Ancient Egypt, Geography, Administration, Publication
    • Ledger 3586, page 13, entry b

    • 1814-08-22
    • Report on Rozière's description of persepolitan monument near Suez. Granite blocks that seem to be from Assouan, pouddingue from Memnon near Thebes, covered with persepolitan emblematic structures. He explains how he thinks the monument was...
    • Ancient Egypt, Geology, Antiquity, History
    • Ledger 3586, page 15, entry a

    • 1814-10-03
    • Jomard presents a bunch of information about the map. The king has told them it will be part of the publication- but there is something about the department of war not being able to print it for 10 years? Rozière presents description of arts- they...
    • Cartography, Industry, Modern Egypt, Administration, Publication
    • Ledger 3586, page 15, entry b

    • 1814-10-17
    • Larrey asks if they can still submit memoirs with accompanying plates and the commission responds that you may, only if the plates are within the text because the number of plates in the atlas is already fixed. Jomard presents maps of ancient nomes...
    • Cartography, Geography, Administration, Publication, Currency, Ancient Egypt, Industry, Modern Egypt

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