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Publications of Egypt Centre material

This section deals with information on the Centre or its collections which are available as printed published material.  We also produce a number of articles and booklets available as photocopies.

The following are publications dealing with The Egypt Centre collection:

Bosse-Griffiths, K.,1961. ‘Finds from the Tomb of Queen Tiye on loan from the Swansea Museum’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 47 (1961) 66-70, pl. vii.

Bosse-Griffiths, K., 1968. ‘Gold-leaf from the shrine of Queen Tiye’,  Discussions in Egyptology 6 7-10.

Bosse-Griffiths, K., ‘Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figures’, SAK Beihefte Bd 5. [W2001, W2051, W2060]

Bosse-Griffiths, K., 1972. ‘A Prehistoric stone figure from Egypt’, Valcamonica Symposium 72  313-16, fig. 144. [W152]

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1975. ‘The use of disc-beads in Egyptian bead compositions’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 61 174-84, pls. xvii-xix. [W8]

Bosse-Griffiths, K 1977. ‘A Beset amulet from the Amarna period’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 63  98-106, pls. xv-xvi. [W11]

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1978. ‘Some Egyptian bead-work faces in the Wellcome Collection at University College, Swansea’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 64, 99-106, pls. xv-xvi. [W974, W980, W982]

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1980. ‘Two lute players of the Amarna era’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 66  70-82, pls. x-xi. [W1150]

Bosse-Griffiths, K ‘The fruit of the mandrake’, Fontes atque Pontes Bd 5 [Fs. Hellmut Brunner] (1983) 62-74, fig. 1.

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1984. ‘Baboon and maid’, Studien zur Sprache und Religion Aegyptens [Fs. Westendorff]  743-48, pls. 1-3. [W11, W1326]

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1991. ‘Remarks concerning a coffin of the 21st Dynasty’, Discussions in Egyptology 19  5-12. [W1982]

Bosse-Griffiths, K, 1992. ‘Scrol o lyfr Esther’, Y Faner 20.3. 6-7. [W967]

Brunner-Traut, E, 1975 ‘Drei altagyptische Totenbote’, Revue d’Egyptologie 27 41-55. [W924, W925]

Cotelle-Michel, L. 2004. ‘Les Sarcophagus En Terre Cuite en Egypte et en Nubie de l’epoque predynastique a l’epoque romaine’, Dijon: Louis Faton.

Donohue, V.A., 1988. ‘The Vizier Paser’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 74 103-23, pls. xvii-xviii. [W232]

Goodridge, W.R. and Williams, S.J. 2006. Offerings from The British Museum. Egypt Centre Publication.

Graves-Brown, C.A. 2014. ‘A Gazelle, A Lute and Bes: three ring bezels from Amarna’. In Dodson, A., Johnston, J.J. and Monkhouse, W. (eds.), A Good Scribe and an Exceedingly Wise Man: studies in honour of W.J. Tait, Golden House: London, 113-126.

Griffiths, J.G., 1982. ‘Eight funerary paintings with judgement scenes in the Swansea Wellcome Museum’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 68 228-52, pls. xxiii-xxvi. [W649-656]

Griffiths, J.G., 2001. Amarna Studies and other selected papers. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 182.

Heerma van Voss, M, ‘1974 Een Dodendoek als Dodenboek’, Phoenix 20 335-38, figs. 94-95. [W869]

Leahy, A, 1990. ‘A Late Period block statuette from Saft el-Henna’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 78  194-96, pl. xxi-xxii (1-3). [W921]

Ling, R 1971. ‘A note on five inscriptions in Swansea’, Papers of the British School at Rome 39 (1971) 42-51.

Lucas, Gareth, 1998. ‘Four Egyptian Pieces in the Wellcome Collection at Swansea, I’ Göttinger Miszellen 167 (1998) 83-85.

Muller, D, 1973. ‘Three mummy labels in the Swansea Wellcome Collection’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 59  175-80, pl. xiii. [W548, W549, W550]

Riggs, C. 2000. ‘Roman Period Mummy Masks From Deir el-Bahri’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Vol. 86, 2000 121-144.

Watkinson, D. and Brown, J. 1995. The Conservation of the Polychrome Wooden Sarcophagus of Praise Mut. In Brown, C.E., Macalister, F. and Wright, M.M. Conservation in Ancient Egyptian Collections. Papers given at the conference organised by the United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, Archaeology Section, and International Academic projects, held at London, 20-21 July 1995. Archetype Publications, 37-46.

We also sell:

  • work packs for schools
  • information sheets on Egyptian Writing, The Senet Game, Egyptian Gods, etc.
  • postcards
  • a variety of copies of Egyptian artefacts

The following booklets have appeared in the series ‘Pictures from the Wellcome Collection’:

1. Beadwork (1978), by K. Bosse-Griffiths •2. A Musician Meets Her Gods (1984), by K. Bosse-Griffiths •3. Five Ways of Writing Between 2000 BC and AD 200 (1994), by K. Bosse-Griffiths








  • Graves-Brown, C.A., 2003. Toot and Come In! Access in A University Museum. Y Mag, Jan 2003, 6.
  • Graves-Brown, C.A., 2004. The Birth of the Egypt Centre. Discussions in Egyptology, 59, 23-30.
  • Williams, S.J. 2006. The Value of Volunteers. CyMAL, Museums Archives and Libraries, Issue 3 Winter 2006, 10-13.
  • Williams, S.J., 2006.Degree in Egyptology…for children! Gem News, No. 101 Summer 2006, 18-19.