39-1

2018/39/1

ISSN : 0231-844X (print), 2533-5685 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor : Jiří Honzl

UZBEK HEAD ORNAMENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE NÁPRSTEK MUSEUM

Jewellery occupied an important place in the various life stages of Central Asian women. Individual jewels that formed sets depending on which parts of the body they were worn on had in a steady form and a particular meaning in the past. Most of the items of jewellery were designed to decorate the…

DIE FESTNAHME VON VOJTA NÁPRSTEK IM JAHRE 1847

The study presents an edition of a previously unknown manuscript by Vojta Naprstek from 1847, the original of which is deposited in the Vienna University Archive. It is a detailed description of Naprstek´s arrest and stay in custody in the year 1847; during his second year studying law in Vienna.…

A NOTE ON AN INCISED INSCRIPTION FROM DJEDKARE’S PYRAMID COMPLEX

During the documentation of Djedkare’s pyramid complex at south Saqqara, a block with an incised inscription was uncovered, containing the titles and names of two Old Kingdom officials. The date of the inscription is unknown, but the titles of the two individuals indicate that they may have been…

EDUCATIONAL PRINTS AT THE NÁPRSTEK MUSEUM

Collections of the National Museum – Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures include a set of 355 educational images printed on cloth and hand-coloured. They were published by the Working Men’s Educational Union based in London to accompany public lectures for British workers, and…