Egypt Exploration Society Abydos Tomb cards: Cemetery W
This project is an application for the crowd-sourcing of data from archival cards that
have been generated from the Egypt Exploration Society's excavations at Abydos (Tomb cards cemetery
Each card contains structured data relating to each tomb recorded, and these data are what we would
like you to transcribe. However, there is a degree of variance between the cards and some may be the
reverse of an existing record. The hand writing on these cards may also prove to be quite
Cards have various guises. Over the next few pages of this tutorial are some examples.
Complex record card
A card's reverse
A simple card front
Therefore there are a variety of fields that could be completed:
Excavator's or finder's name
Date of discovery
Whether the card maybe a reverse
Finally, you may have comments on the index card, if you do, please fill in the final box and then
your contribution. Thank you for taking part.