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An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt, Kathryn A. Bard

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An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt
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An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt
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Kathryn A. Bard
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"This book guides the reader from Egypt's prehistoric past through the pharaonic dynasties and the Greco-Roman Period by providing an overview of ancient Egyptian culture, its monuments, and civilization. The text contains over 120 color and black-and-white illustrations, including artifacts, maps, and site and building plans. The book also includes special sections on such topics as building the pyramids at Giza, mummification, and deciphering hieroglyphs."--BOOK JACKET
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An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt, Kathryn A. Bard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [330]-356) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Egyptian archaeology : definitions and history
  • 1.1.
  • Introduction : Ancient Egyptian civilization and its prehistoric predecessors.
  • p. 3
  • 1.2.
  • Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 3
  • 1.3.
  • Egyptology.
  • p. 5
  • 1.4.
  • History of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 5
  • 1.5.
  • Archaeological methods.
  • p. 15
  • 1.6.
  • Archaeological theory.
  • p. 18
  • 1.7.
  • Ancient Egypt and Egyptian archaeologists in fiction and films.
  • p. 19
  • 2.
  • Hieroglyphs, language, and pharaonic chronology.
  • p. 23
  • 2.1.
  • Language of the ancient Egyptians.
  • p. 25
  • 2.2.
  • Origins and development of Egyptian writing.
  • p. 25
  • 2.3.
  • Scripts and media of writing.
  • p. 28
  • 2.4.
  • Signs, structure, and grammar.
  • p. 29
  • 2.5.
  • Literacy in ancient Egypt.
  • p. 32
  • 2.6.
  • Textual studies.
  • p. 32
  • 2.7.
  • Use of texts in Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 34
  • 2.8.
  • Historical outline of pharaonic Egypt.
  • p. 36
  • 2.9.
  • Egyptian civil calendar, king lists, and calculation of pharaonic chronology.
  • p. 38
  • 3.
  • environmental background to pharaonic civilization : geography, environment, agriculture, and natural resources.
  • p. 45
  • 3.1.
  • Geography : terms and place names.
  • p. 47
  • 3.2.
  • Environmental setting.
  • p. 51
  • 3.3.
  • Environmental and other problems for archaeology in Egypt.
  • p. 54
  • 3.4.
  • seasons and the agricultural system.
  • p. 56
  • 3.5.
  • ancient Egyptian diet.
  • p. 58
  • 3.6.
  • Other useful animals and plants.
  • p. 60
  • 3.7.
  • Building materials.
  • p. 61
  • 3.8.
  • Other resources : clays, stones, minerals.
  • p. 62
  • 3.9.
  • Imported materials.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • Egyptian prehistory : the Paleolithic and Neolithic.
  • p. 67
  • Paleolithic.
  • p. 69
  • 4.1.
  • Paleolithic cultures in Egypt.
  • p. 69
  • 4.2.
  • Lower Paleolithic.
  • p. 71
  • 4.3.
  • Middle Paleolithic.
  • p. 72
  • 4.4.
  • Upper Paleolithic.
  • p. 76
  • 4.5.
  • Late Paleolithic.
  • p. 77
  • 4.6.
  • Epipaleolithic.
  • p. 79
  • Neolithic.
  • p. 80
  • 4.7.
  • Saharan Neolithic.
  • p. 80
  • 4.8.
  • Neolithic in the Nile Valley : Faiyum A and Lower Egypt.
  • p. 84
  • 4.9.
  • Neolithic in the Nile Valley : Middle and Upper Egypt.
  • p. 86
  • 5.
  • rise of complex society and early civilization.
  • p. 89
  • Predynastic Egypt.
  • p. 91
  • 5.1.
  • predynastic period : Egypt in the 4th millennium BC.
  • p. 91
  • 5.2.
  • Lower Egypt : Buto-Ma'adi culture.
  • p. 91
  • 5.3.
  • Upper Egypt : Naqada culture.
  • p. 94
  • 5.4.
  • Lower Nubia : A-group culture.
  • p. 101
  • 5.5.
  • State formation and unification.
  • p. 104
  • early dynastic state.
  • p. 109
  • 5.6.
  • Organization and institutions of the early dynastic state.
  • p. 109
  • 5.7.
  • Early writing and formal art.
  • p. 117
  • 5.8.
  • expanding state.
  • p. 119
  • 5.9.
  • Who were the ancient Egyptians? : physical anthropology.
  • p. 120
  • 6.
  • old kingdom and first intermediate period.
  • p. 121
  • 6.1.
  • old kingdom : overview.
  • p. 123
  • early old kingdom.
  • p. 128
  • 6.2.
  • 3rd dynasty : Djoser's step pyramid at Saqqara.
  • p. 128
  • 6.3.
  • 4th dynasty's first king, Sneferu, and his three pyramids.
  • p. 133
  • 6.4.
  • Khufu's Great Pyramid at Giza.
  • p. 137
  • 6.5.
  • Great Sphinx and Khafra's pyramid complex.
  • p. 141
  • 6.6.
  • Menkaura's Giza pyramid and its remarkable valley temple finds.
  • p. 143
  • 6.7.
  • Giza pyramid towns.
  • p. 144
  • 6.8.
  • Giza mastabas, Queen Hetepheres's hidden tomb, and the workmen's cemetery.
  • p. 148
  • later old kingdom.
  • p. 152
  • 6.9.
  • Sun temples of the 5th dynasty.
  • p. 152
  • 6.10.
  • Later old kingdom pyramids and the pyramid texts.
  • p. 153
  • 6.11.
  • expanding bureaucracy : private tombs in the 5th and 6th dynasties.
  • p. 157
  • 6.12.
  • Egypt abroad.
  • p. 160
  • first intermediate period.
  • p. 162
  • 6.13.
  • end of the old kingdom and the first intermediate period : causes of state collapse.
  • p. 162
  • 7.
  • Middle Kingdom and second intermediate period.
  • p. 167
  • Middle Kingdom.
  • p. 169
  • 7.1.
  • Middle Kingdom : overview.
  • p. 169
  • 7.2.
  • Pre-unification 11th dynasty : Saff tombs at Thebes.
  • p. 175
  • 7.3.
  • Mentuhotep II's complex at Deir el-Bahri.
  • p. 176
  • 7.4.
  • Model workers and the Deir el-Bahri tomb of Meketra.
  • p. 177
  • 7.5.
  • 12th-dynasty temples.
  • p. 178
  • 7.6.
  • 12th and 13th-dynasty pyramids.
  • p. 182
  • 7.7.
  • Towns and domestic architecture : Kahun and South Abydos.
  • p. 186
  • 7.8.
  • Nomarchs in Middle Egypt : The Beni Hasan tombs.
  • p. 189
  • 7.9.
  • Mining in the Sinai and a Galena mine in the eastern desert.
  • p. 190
  • 7.10.
  • Egyptian forts in Nubia and indigenous peoples there.
  • p. 191
  • second intermediate period.
  • p. 195
  • 7.11.
  • second intermediate period : the Hyksos kingdom in the north.
  • p. 195
  • 7.12.
  • Kerma kingdom in upper
  • Nubia.
  • p. 199
  • 7.13.
  • Theban state during the second intermediate period.
  • p. 205
  • 8.
  • New Kingdom.
  • p. 207
  • 8.1.
  • New Kingdom : overview.
  • p. 209
  • early New Kingdom.
  • p. 217
  • 8.2.
  • Early New Kingdom architecture : Ahmose's Abydos pyramid complex, and the Theban mortuary temples of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III.
  • p. 217
  • 8.3.
  • Amenhotep Ill's Malkata palace.
  • p. 220
  • 8.4.
  • Tell el-Amarna and the Amarna Period.
  • p. 221
  • 8.5.
  • Amarna aftermath and Tutankharnen's tomb.
  • p. 229
  • New Kingdom temples.
  • p. 235
  • 8.6.
  • Restoration of the traditional gods : Sety I's Abydos temple.
  • p. 235
  • 8.7.
  • temples of Karnak and Luxor in the New Kingdom.
  • p. 236
  • 8.8.
  • Ramessid mortuary temples.
  • p. 240
  • Royal and elite tombs.
  • p. 244
  • 8.9.
  • Royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens.
  • p. 244
  • 8.10.
  • Elite tombs at Thebes and Saqqara.
  • p. 250
  • State towns and settlements.
  • p. 256
  • 8.11.
  • workmen's village and tombs at Deir el-Medina.
  • p. 256
  • 8.12.
  • Nubian temple towns.
  • p. 261
  • 9.
  • third intermediate period and late period.
  • p. 263
  • 9.1.
  • third intermediate period : overview.
  • p. 265
  • 9.2.
  • late period : overview.
  • p. 269
  • 9.3.
  • Tanis : a new city with royal tombs.
  • p. 272
  • 9.4.
  • Napata/Gebel Barkal and Sanam.
  • p. 275
  • 9.5.
  • el-Kurru and Nuri : the Kushite royal tombs.
  • p. 278
  • 9.6.
  • Saqqara : the Serapeum and animal cults.
  • p. 281
  • 9.7.
  • Some high status tombs of the third intermediate period and late period.
  • p. 284
  • 9.8.
  • Tell el-Maskhuta and Tell el-Herr.
  • p. 287
  • 10.
  • Greco-Roman period.
  • p. 289
  • Greco-Roman Egypt.
  • p. 291
  • 10.1.
  • Ptolemaic period : overview.
  • p. 291
  • 10.2.
  • Roman period : overview.
  • p. 295
  • 10.3.
  • Alexandria.
  • p. 299
  • 10.4.
  • Greco-Roman settlements in the Faiyum.
  • p. 301
  • 10.5.
  • Two Greco-Roman temple complexes in Upper Egypt : Dendera and Philae.
  • p. 303
  • Sites outside the Nile Valley.
  • p. 307
  • 10.6.
  • western desert : Bahariya and Dakhla oases.
  • p. 307
  • 10.7.
  • eastern desert : Roman ports, forts, roads, and quarrying sites.
  • p. 309
  • Nubia.
  • p. 314
  • 10.8.
  • Qasr Ibrim.
  • p. 314
  • 10.9.
  • Meroe : The Kushite capital and royal cemeteries.
  • p. 316
  • 11.
  • study of ancient Egypt.
  • p. 323
Control code
ocm76142247
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 400 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405111485
Lccn
2006037650
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
An introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt, Kathryn A. Bard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [330]-356) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Egyptian archaeology : definitions and history
  • 1.1.
  • Introduction : Ancient Egyptian civilization and its prehistoric predecessors.
  • p. 3
  • 1.2.
  • Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 3
  • 1.3.
  • Egyptology.
  • p. 5
  • 1.4.
  • History of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 5
  • 1.5.
  • Archaeological methods.
  • p. 15
  • 1.6.
  • Archaeological theory.
  • p. 18
  • 1.7.
  • Ancient Egypt and Egyptian archaeologists in fiction and films.
  • p. 19
  • 2.
  • Hieroglyphs, language, and pharaonic chronology.
  • p. 23
  • 2.1.
  • Language of the ancient Egyptians.
  • p. 25
  • 2.2.
  • Origins and development of Egyptian writing.
  • p. 25
  • 2.3.
  • Scripts and media of writing.
  • p. 28
  • 2.4.
  • Signs, structure, and grammar.
  • p. 29
  • 2.5.
  • Literacy in ancient Egypt.
  • p. 32
  • 2.6.
  • Textual studies.
  • p. 32
  • 2.7.
  • Use of texts in Egyptian archaeology.
  • p. 34
  • 2.8.
  • Historical outline of pharaonic Egypt.
  • p. 36
  • 2.9.
  • Egyptian civil calendar, king lists, and calculation of pharaonic chronology.
  • p. 38
  • 3.
  • environmental background to pharaonic civilization : geography, environment, agriculture, and natural resources.
  • p. 45
  • 3.1.
  • Geography : terms and place names.
  • p. 47
  • 3.2.
  • Environmental setting.
  • p. 51
  • 3.3.
  • Environmental and other problems for archaeology in Egypt.
  • p. 54
  • 3.4.
  • seasons and the agricultural system.
  • p. 56
  • 3.5.
  • ancient Egyptian diet.
  • p. 58
  • 3.6.
  • Other useful animals and plants.
  • p. 60
  • 3.7.
  • Building materials.
  • p. 61
  • 3.8.
  • Other resources : clays, stones, minerals.
  • p. 62
  • 3.9.
  • Imported materials.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • Egyptian prehistory : the Paleolithic and Neolithic.
  • p. 67
  • Paleolithic.
  • p. 69
  • 4.1.
  • Paleolithic cultures in Egypt.
  • p. 69
  • 4.2.
  • Lower Paleolithic.
  • p. 71
  • 4.3.
  • Middle Paleolithic.
  • p. 72
  • 4.4.
  • Upper Paleolithic.
  • p. 76
  • 4.5.
  • Late Paleolithic.
  • p. 77
  • 4.6.
  • Epipaleolithic.
  • p. 79
  • Neolithic.
  • p. 80
  • 4.7.
  • Saharan Neolithic.
  • p. 80
  • 4.8.
  • Neolithic in the Nile Valley : Faiyum A and Lower Egypt.
  • p. 84
  • 4.9.
  • Neolithic in the Nile Valley : Middle and Upper Egypt.
  • p. 86
  • 5.
  • rise of complex society and early civilization.
  • p. 89
  • Predynastic Egypt.
  • p. 91
  • 5.1.
  • predynastic period : Egypt in the 4th millennium BC.
  • p. 91
  • 5.2.
  • Lower Egypt : Buto-Ma'adi culture.
  • p. 91
  • 5.3.
  • Upper Egypt : Naqada culture.
  • p. 94
  • 5.4.
  • Lower Nubia : A-group culture.
  • p. 101
  • 5.5.
  • State formation and unification.
  • p. 104
  • early dynastic state.
  • p. 109
  • 5.6.
  • Organization and institutions of the early dynastic state.
  • p. 109
  • 5.7.
  • Early writing and formal art.
  • p. 117
  • 5.8.
  • expanding state.
  • p. 119
  • 5.9.
  • Who were the ancient Egyptians? : physical anthropology.
  • p. 120
  • 6.
  • old kingdom and first intermediate period.
  • p. 121
  • 6.1.
  • old kingdom : overview.
  • p. 123
  • early old kingdom.
  • p. 128
  • 6.2.
  • 3rd dynasty : Djoser's step pyramid at Saqqara.
  • p. 128
  • 6.3.
  • 4th dynasty's first king, Sneferu, and his three pyramids.
  • p. 133
  • 6.4.
  • Khufu's Great Pyramid at Giza.
  • p. 137
  • 6.5.
  • Great Sphinx and Khafra's pyramid complex.
  • p. 141
  • 6.6.
  • Menkaura's Giza pyramid and its remarkable valley temple finds.
  • p. 143
  • 6.7.
  • Giza pyramid towns.
  • p. 144
  • 6.8.
  • Giza mastabas, Queen Hetepheres's hidden tomb, and the workmen's cemetery.
  • p. 148
  • later old kingdom.
  • p. 152
  • 6.9.
  • Sun temples of the 5th dynasty.
  • p. 152
  • 6.10.
  • Later old kingdom pyramids and the pyramid texts.
  • p. 153
  • 6.11.
  • expanding bureaucracy : private tombs in the 5th and 6th dynasties.
  • p. 157
  • 6.12.
  • Egypt abroad.
  • p. 160
  • first intermediate period.
  • p. 162
  • 6.13.
  • end of the old kingdom and the first intermediate period : causes of state collapse.
  • p. 162
  • 7.
  • Middle Kingdom and second intermediate period.
  • p. 167
  • Middle Kingdom.
  • p. 169
  • 7.1.
  • Middle Kingdom : overview.
  • p. 169
  • 7.2.
  • Pre-unification 11th dynasty : Saff tombs at Thebes.
  • p. 175
  • 7.3.
  • Mentuhotep II's complex at Deir el-Bahri.
  • p. 176
  • 7.4.
  • Model workers and the Deir el-Bahri tomb of Meketra.
  • p. 177
  • 7.5.
  • 12th-dynasty temples.
  • p. 178
  • 7.6.
  • 12th and 13th-dynasty pyramids.
  • p. 182
  • 7.7.
  • Towns and domestic architecture : Kahun and South Abydos.
  • p. 186
  • 7.8.
  • Nomarchs in Middle Egypt : The Beni Hasan tombs.
  • p. 189
  • 7.9.
  • Mining in the Sinai and a Galena mine in the eastern desert.
  • p. 190
  • 7.10.
  • Egyptian forts in Nubia and indigenous peoples there.
  • p. 191
  • second intermediate period.
  • p. 195
  • 7.11.
  • second intermediate period : the Hyksos kingdom in the north.
  • p. 195
  • 7.12.
  • Kerma kingdom in upper
  • Nubia.
  • p. 199
  • 7.13.
  • Theban state during the second intermediate period.
  • p. 205
  • 8.
  • New Kingdom.
  • p. 207
  • 8.1.
  • New Kingdom : overview.
  • p. 209
  • early New Kingdom.
  • p. 217
  • 8.2.
  • Early New Kingdom architecture : Ahmose's Abydos pyramid complex, and the Theban mortuary temples of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III.
  • p. 217
  • 8.3.
  • Amenhotep Ill's Malkata palace.
  • p. 220
  • 8.4.
  • Tell el-Amarna and the Amarna Period.
  • p. 221
  • 8.5.
  • Amarna aftermath and Tutankharnen's tomb.
  • p. 229
  • New Kingdom temples.
  • p. 235
  • 8.6.
  • Restoration of the traditional gods : Sety I's Abydos temple.
  • p. 235
  • 8.7.
  • temples of Karnak and Luxor in the New Kingdom.
  • p. 236
  • 8.8.
  • Ramessid mortuary temples.
  • p. 240
  • Royal and elite tombs.
  • p. 244
  • 8.9.
  • Royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens.
  • p. 244
  • 8.10.
  • Elite tombs at Thebes and Saqqara.
  • p. 250
  • State towns and settlements.
  • p. 256
  • 8.11.
  • workmen's village and tombs at Deir el-Medina.
  • p. 256
  • 8.12.
  • Nubian temple towns.
  • p. 261
  • 9.
  • third intermediate period and late period.
  • p. 263
  • 9.1.
  • third intermediate period : overview.
  • p. 265
  • 9.2.
  • late period : overview.
  • p. 269
  • 9.3.
  • Tanis : a new city with royal tombs.
  • p. 272
  • 9.4.
  • Napata/Gebel Barkal and Sanam.
  • p. 275
  • 9.5.
  • el-Kurru and Nuri : the Kushite royal tombs.
  • p. 278
  • 9.6.
  • Saqqara : the Serapeum and animal cults.
  • p. 281
  • 9.7.
  • Some high status tombs of the third intermediate period and late period.
  • p. 284
  • 9.8.
  • Tell el-Maskhuta and Tell el-Herr.
  • p. 287
  • 10.
  • Greco-Roman period.
  • p. 289
  • Greco-Roman Egypt.
  • p. 291
  • 10.1.
  • Ptolemaic period : overview.
  • p. 291
  • 10.2.
  • Roman period : overview.
  • p. 295
  • 10.3.
  • Alexandria.
  • p. 299
  • 10.4.
  • Greco-Roman settlements in the Faiyum.
  • p. 301
  • 10.5.
  • Two Greco-Roman temple complexes in Upper Egypt : Dendera and Philae.
  • p. 303
  • Sites outside the Nile Valley.
  • p. 307
  • 10.6.
  • western desert : Bahariya and Dakhla oases.
  • p. 307
  • 10.7.
  • eastern desert : Roman ports, forts, roads, and quarrying sites.
  • p. 309
  • Nubia.
  • p. 314
  • 10.8.
  • Qasr Ibrim.
  • p. 314
  • 10.9.
  • Meroe : The Kushite capital and royal cemeteries.
  • p. 316
  • 11.
  • study of ancient Egypt.
  • p. 323
Control code
ocm76142247
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 400 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405111485
Lccn
2006037650
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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