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Wooden Statues Of The Old Kingdom

Author : Julia Carol Harvey
ISBN : 9004123571
Genre : History
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About 240 wooden statues survive from the Old Kingdom (c. 2575 - 2134 BC). The statues that can be dated by external criteria have been gathered together into a chronological catalogue and their features studied to establish dating criteria. The criteria are then applied to the remaining statues, enabling many of them to be assigned dates within individual reigns of the Old Kingdom.

A Typological Study Of Egyptian Wooden Statues Of The Old Kingdom

Author : Julia Carol Harvey
ISBN : OCLC:34934668
Genre : Egypt
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Studies On Old Kingdom Reliefs And Sculpture In The Hermitage

Author : Andrey O. Bolshakov
ISBN : 3447051841
Genre : History
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The book is the first complete publication of a relatively small but interesting collection of Old Kingdom monuments in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Twenty-two pieces are reproduced as black-and-white photographs and line drawings. Among them are two statues, fourteen reliefs and relief fragments, five offering stones and a fragment of an ointment tablet; several objects in museums of Cairo, Copenhagen, and Cambridge belonging to the same people are published as well. Most of these monuments were never published or are known only through books and periodicals in Russian that usually are not available in Egyptological libraries. Although the Hermitage pieces were acquired at antiquities dealers without any documentation, their modern history is traced and in a half of cases either their provenance is reconstructed or related monuments are found. A limited number of monuments allowed the author to discuss them to a much greater extent than it is common in museum publications and, thus, the book in spite of its structure of a catalogue virtually is a detailed study of various problems of Old Kingdom history and ideology.

Essays On Ancient Egypt

Author : J. Vandijk
ISBN : 9056930141
Genre : History
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In the autumn of 1997, following his sixty-fifth birthday Prof. Dr Herman te Velde retired from the chair of Egyptology at the University of Groningen. On this occasion he was presented with a volume of Egyptological studies in his honour to which colleagues and friends from all over the world contributed. Although the emphasis is on the relition of Ancient Egypt, the book covers a wide range of subjects including history and archaeology, philology and linguistics.

The Representations Of Statuary In Private Tombs Of The Old Kingdom

Author : Marianne Eaton-Krauss
ISBN : 3447022949
Genre : Art, Egyptian
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Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--New York University, 1978).

The Egyptian Museum In Cairo

Author : Abeer El-Shahawy
ISBN : 9771721836
Genre : Art
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Cairo’s Egyptian Museum houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Some 150,000 pieces are exhibited, and another 30,000 are held in storerooms. This book carries full-color illustrations of many of the masterpieces of ancient art in the museum from the decorated vases, flint knives, and palettes of the predynastic period, through the magnificent artifacts of the pharaonic period, to the beautiful tempera portraits of the Roman period.

The Old Kingdom Art And Archaeology

Author : Miroslav Bárta
ISBN : UCSD:31822035151240
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During 2004 a conference dedicated to the history, art, archaeology and language of Old Kingdom Egypt (2700 - 2200 BC) was organised by the Czech Institute of Egyptology in Prague. The publication of the conference makes available a representative overview of the latest research and trends presented by more than thirty Egyptologists, most of them leading experts in their respective fields of specialisation.

A Topological Study Of Egyptian Wooden Statues Of The Old Kingdom

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Servant Of Mut

Author : Sue D'Auria
ISBN : 9789004158573
Genre : History
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Richard A. Fazzini has inspired and mentored many scholars of Egyptology through his tireless efforts as curator and then chairman of the Brooklyn Museum's Deptartment of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art (ECAMEA); field archaeologist of the Pricinct of Mut at Karnak; scholar; and teacher, The 35 contributions to this volume in his honor represent the variety of Professor Fazzini's own research interests namely in ancient Egyptian art, religious iconography, and archaeology, particularly of the New Kingdom, Third Intermediate Period, and Late Period. Reflections on Professor Fazzini's scholarship and teaching are accompanied by an extensive bibliography of his works.

Old Kingdom Wooden Statues

Author : Julia C. Harvey
ISBN : OCLC:67912188
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A History Of Ancient Egypt Volume 2

Author : John Romer
ISBN : 9781846143809
Genre : History
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This definitive, multi-volume history of the world's first known state reveals that much of what we have been taught about Ancient Egypt is the product of narrow-minded visions of the past Drawing on a lifetime of research, John Romer chronicles the history of Ancient Egypt from the building of the Great Pyramid through the rise and fall of the Middle Kingdom: a peak of Pharaonic culture and the period when writing first flourished. He reveals how the grand narratives of nineteenth and twentieth-century Egyptologists have misled us by portraying a culture of cruel monarchs and chronic war. Instead, based in part on discoveries of the past two decades, this extraordinary account shows what we can really learn from the remaining architecture, objects and writing: a history based on physical reality.

The Oxford History Of The Ancient Near East

Author : D. T. Potts
ISBN : 9780190687854
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"The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated survey of the history of Egypt and Western Asia (Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia and Iran) in five volumes, from the emergence of complex states to the conquest of Alexander of Great. The authors represent a highly international mix of leading academics whose expertise brings alive the people, places and times of the remote past. The emphasis lies firmly on the political and social histories of the states and communities under investigation. The individual chapters present the key textual and material sources underpinning the historical reconstruction, giving special attention to the most recent archaeological finds and how they have impacted our interpretation. The first volume covers the long period from the mid-tenth millennium to the late third millennium BC and presents the history of the Near East in ten chapters "From the Beginnings to Old Kingdom Egypt and the Dynasty of Akkad". Key topics include the domestication of animals and plants, the first permanent settlements, the subjugation and appropriation of the natural environment, the emergence of complex states and belief systems, the invention of the earliest writing systems and the wide-ranging trade networks that linked diverse population groups across deserts, mountains and oceans"--

Loaves Beds Plants And Osiris Considerations About The Emergence Of The Cult Of Osiris

Author : Leo Roeten
ISBN : 9781784919672
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The emergence of the cult of Osiris is generally posited to have occurred quite suddenly at the end of the 5th dynasty. This study considers evidence to suggest this appearance was preceded by a period of development of the theology and mythology of the cult.

The Oxford Handbook Of Egyptology

Author : Ian Shaw
ISBN : 9780199271870
Genre : History
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The Oxford Handbook of Egyptology offers a comprehensive survey of the entire study of ancient Egypt, from prehistory through to the end of the Roman period. Authoritative yet accessible, and covering a wide range of topics, it is an invaluable resource for scholars, students, and general readers alike.

In The Shadow Of The Pyramids

Author : Jaromír Málek
ISBN : 0806124660
Genre : Egypt
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Describes life during ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom, discusses their economy, government, religion, and art, and indicates the reasons for the society's collapse.

Middle Kingdom Palace Culture And Its Echoes In The Provinces

Author : Alejandro Jiménez-Serrano
ISBN : 9789004442825
Genre : Social Science
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The chapters of Middle Kingdom Palace Culture and Its Echoes in the Provinces discuss the degree of influence that provincial developments played in reshaping the Egyptian state and culture during the Middle Kingdom. Contributors to the volume are Egyptologists from around the world who have developed their research following a conference held at the University of Jaén in Spain.

Ancient Egyptian Art The Fun Way

Author : Florence Schatz
ISBN : 9781438914695
Genre : Art
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Having the opportunity to teach math for over 25 years, I have found many days when you hit a brick wall. Whether it was in middle school, junior or senior high school, or at the community college, there were days when the new topic was not understood by the students. I could see it in their reaction (faces) to my explanation. Sometimes, I was the culprit. Knowing full well that the homework is a review of that day's topic, it must be delayed. As an educator teaching math, the crescendo of each day builds, as we go further into the school calendar. Someone, who missed out and could not grasp the idea, needed to be tutored. That luxury is not available. FRUSTRATIONS TEACHING MATH, gives the student an opportunity to see how basic math ideas are solved. Sometimes, I give two scenarios in solving a problem. Other times, a "cheating way" is shown, so that math can be understood and also be fun. Some of the topics covered are the various ways to factor a binomial, trinomial, or polynomial. Another favorite is grasping the concept of greatest common factor or least common multiple. Right triangle trigonometry for the middle school student is explained using boating as the source of frustration. How much to tip at a restaurant? What does a half-off sale really mean? Let us not forget the "story" or word problems that really cause concerns. Distance! Rate! Time! All these ideas plus games and many more mathematical topics are reviewed on my 45 day road trip from Delaware to Florida. Coming back, with several stops on the way home, we'll explore these "frustrations".

A History Of Egypt

Author : James Henry Breasted
ISBN : 9781108082426
Genre : History
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This highly illustrated 1906 work presents a history of Egypt from earliest times to the Persian conquest in 525 BCE.

Pottery And Economy In Old Kingdom Egypt

Author : Leslie Anne Warden
ISBN : 9789004259850
Genre : History
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In Pottery and Economy in Old Kingdom Egypt, Leslie Anne Warden analyzes utilitarian ceramics to provide a framework for the Egyptian economy which is fluid, full of agents, and defined by small scale, face-to-face relationships rather than the state.

Ancient Egyptian Materials And Industries

Author : A. Lucas
ISBN : 9780486144948
Genre : History
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Describes ancient Egypt's vast resources and the processes that incorporated them in daily life, including animal products, building materials, cosmetics, perfumes and incense, fibers, glazed ware, glass, mummification materials, and more.

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