‘16/16 Miscellaneous – Archaeological excavations at Bahrain’

IOR/R/15/2/1513

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The record is made up of 1 file (12 folios). It was created in 25 May 1927-29 May 1944. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Correspondence relating to the Dilmun burial mounds in Bahrain, including archaeological excavations of, and damage inflicted to them. The principal correspondents in the file are: the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain (Charles Dalrymple Belgrave); the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain (Captain Charles Geoffrey Prior; Major Tom Hickinbotham).

The file covers three distinct periods, as follows:

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1 file (12 folios)
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The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end. The file notes at the end of the file (f 13) mirror the chronological arrangement.

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Foliation: The foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 14; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-12; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English in Latin script
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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity.
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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/1513
Former external reference(s)
English Office: File 16/16

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25 May 1927-29 May 1944 (CE, Gregorian)

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