Vol 64, No 2 (2003)


Cover Page
The cover art is a detail from an illustration in the multivolume work Description de L 1!gypte, ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui ont ete Faites en Egypte Pendant L 'Expedition de 'A rmee Franr;aise, Pub lie par !es Ord res de sa Majeste l'Empereur Napoleon le Grand. Antiquites, Planches held in the Treasure Collection of the duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. These volumes serve as the definitive work on the antiquities and natural history of Egypt. Publication began in 1809 under Napoleon Bonaparte and finished under Charles X in 1829. The primary contributors included engineers and architects who accom­panied Napoleon on his Egyptian Expedition, and its aftermath, from 1798 to 1801. The duPont-Ball Library houses more than 330,000 books and bound pe1iodicals and approximately 245,000 federal documents in paper format. The Treasure Collection is part of the library's University Archives and Special Collections.