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Travellersí Graffiti from Egypt and the Sudan

Volume III

Philae

The Kiosk of Trajan

 

Page 41

 

Murray

Date:1852

Location: Inside, wall (11)

Record: RDK 663

 

No biographical and bibliographical information known

Other graffito

 

THEBES

††††††††††† MEDINET HABU

††††††††††† RDK 139 Great temple, portico, column (PM 45)††† : Murr(a)y

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 1853

 

 

 

Could be Charles Augustus Murray (1806-1895) British author and diplomat

British Consul-General from 1846 to 1853, which might explain two dates, 1852 and 1853.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Augustus_Murray

 

My thanks for the suggestion to Drew Oliver.