The Slide Collection.
The institute has an extensive collection of slides available as a teaching/study aid. The following rules for the use of the collection apply without exception:
Conditions for Borrowing
For students of the institute:
1. Completion of a borrowing form (see explanation below).
2. The slides are the property of the Institute for Egyptology. Therefore, the maximum borrowing period of 3 days - in order to use the slides outside the institute- is only granted in exceptional circumstances.
3. The user takes responsibility for any damage to borrowed slides.
4. Use of the slide collection, including borrowing and returning, may only occur following consultation with Associate Professor Hein, director of the slide collection (or in the case of her absence Ms. Mag. Kaplan on Tuesday afternoons).
5. Compliance with the borrowing times (see above).
For external users:
1. Use only after consultation with the director of the slide collection.
2. Borrowing is only possible in exceptional circumstances and only a single slide can be borrowed at a time. This can only occur once a security has been paid (at least 50 Euro).
Slide Collection Inventory
There are slide registers which can be of assistance for the identification of individual slides. The register is numerically ordered according to the Inventory Number of the slides. A review of old inventory is currently in process.
Completion of a Borrowing Form
Provide the following: The slide inventory number; the cabinet (A, B etc.) and the slide plate (1-50) as well as the row from which the slide was taken (counting the rows from top to bottom (1-10).
Overview of the Slide Cabinets
Art Objects (chronologically ordered): Prehistoric to New Kingdom, Third Intermediate Period to Late Period., Subject Areas
Thebes (arranged topographically), Theban Temples (Karnak, Luxor, west bank: Royal Tombs), Maps (general), Delta, Western Desert (Oases), Eastern Desert, Western Thebes (Private Tombs)
Upper Egypt (arranged topographically), Aswan – Middle Egypt – Tarkhan, Lower Egypt, Heliopolis – Memphis – Abu Roasch – Giza – Saqqara – Fayum
Museums and Collections (Vienna, London, U.S.A…), Ceramic (arranged chronologically), metal vessels, fieldwork methodology, Nubia (topographically ordered), A-Group, C-Group, X-Group, Kerma, Foreign art (Aegean, Cyprus, Iraq, etc. ), Sinai