French Egyptologist Georges Emile Jules Daressy Typed Letter Signed Pertaining to King Tut's Tomb & the Press

Georges Emile Jules Daressy typed letter signed as Director General of Egypt's Antiquities Department, pertaining to King Tut's tomb. Letter on his official stationery is dated 15 February 1923. Addressed to the Secretary General of the Department of Public Works in Cairo, letter in French translates, ''Publications relating to the tomb of Ankh-Amen / Mr. Secretary General...I have the honor to inform you that I do not see the possibility of granting to the 'North American Newspaper Alliance' treatment other than that adopted for all newspapers, that is to say the official statement. The rest belongs to the excavator...The Director General [signed] G. Daressy''. A postscript likely in Daressy's hand reads, ''Submitted to the U.S.S. with reference to pages 49 & 50''. Additional signatures and notations are present, with date stamp of 17 February 1923. Single-page letter measures 7'' x 8.75''. Toning and tears to filing holes on left side, else near fine.

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French Egyptologist Georges Emile Jules Daressy Typed Letter Signed Pertaining to King Tut's Tomb & the Press
French Egyptologist Georges Emile Jules Daressy Typed Letter Signed Pertaining to King Tut's Tomb & the Press
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