Ts draft with extensive ms annotations of 'The Story of Gilgamesh'. Consists of: 'Introduction' [1 leaf]; section containing the 'Prologue' dated 21 September 1972 and 'The Coming of Enkidu' [numbered  to 8]; 'The Journey' [numbered 1 to 13]; 'Ishtar and Gilgamesh with Enkidu's Death' [numbered  to 11]; 'The Search for Immortality' [numbered  to 8 and 8]; 'The Story of the Flood' [numbered 9 to 13]; and section containing 'The Return of Gilgamesh' and 'The Death of Gilgamesh' [numbered  to 5]. A later coversheet in another hand reads "Gilgamesh. 1st Typescript. Oct 1972".
Ts draft entitled 'The Story of Gilgamesh' 
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- ReferenceGB 473 RG/E/SG/2
- Dates of Creation1972
- Physical Description52 leaves and later cover sheet
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Two leaves, being the 'Prologue' and the first page of 'The Coming of Enkidu', were removed and incorporated into RG/E/SG/3 as being clearly fragments from a later draft.