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Ancient Egyptian coffins : craft traditions and functionality /

: xiv, 469 pages : Illustrations (some col), color maps, plans ; 31 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9789042934658

Published 2014
Egypt in the first millennium AD : perspectives from new fieldwork /

: xiv, 230 pages, 68 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 31 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9789042930711

Published 2014
The Fourth Cataract and beyond : proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Nubian Studies /

: "The 12th International Conference for Nubian Studies was held at the British Museum, London, from 1st-6th August 2010. The conference, held every four years, is the only international gathering of archaeologists and scholars from associated disciplines which considers all aspects of Sudan and southern Egypt's ancient and more recent past. The main sessions, and main papers published herein, were devoted to a consideration of the Merowe Dam Archaeological Salvage Project, its aftermath and impact. Over the previous decade this has been the major focus of archaeological activity on the Middle Nile. The dam is now complete and the reservoir is full drawing a line under the fieldwork component of the project. It was felt timely, therefore, in the interim to obtain an overview of what was found during the many years of intensive work and the first main paper speaker in each session sought to do just that. They were followed by reports on sites, categories of objects and more thematic papers arranged broadly by period. These highlight that, while the focus of archaeological activity still remains the Nile Valley where there is the densest concentration of sites and also where there remains the most concentrated threat to their survival, much work is being undertaken away from the river and in some cases outside its catchment area. The role of the deserts is increasingly being appreciated while the role of the savannah and areas even further south has yet to be given the prominence that it probably deserves"--Page 4 of cover.
: Errata slip inserted. : xxi, 1194 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9042930446
9789042930445

Published 2019
Abydos : the sacred land at the Western horizon /

: The volume is the first of two complementary volumes that explore Abydos through the lenses of the latest archaeological, archival and collections research, building upon a colloquium and workshop held at the British Museum in 2015. Volume 2 presents a focussed view on Abydos in the post-pharaonic period.0Chosen as the burial ground for the first kings of Egypt, Abydos became a site of great antiquity, and its ancient sanctity may have conferred legitimacy on the individuals buried there. The site soon became the cult centre for Egypt?s most popular god, Osiris, who ruled the netherworld and guaranteed every Egyptian eternal life after death. As a result of continued ritual performance, endowments and pilgrimage, a vast landscape of chapels and tombs, temples and towns, developed. For millennia, Abydos was one of the most consecrated sites of Egypt. The contributions in this volume will address the social and cultural dynamics of an ever-changing landscape serving this unique ritual narrative.
: Conference proceedings. : x, 339 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, maps, plans ; 31 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 9789042937987