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  • Eine Wüstenstadtby Roger Shaler Bagnall

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 27.67

    <P>Die Dakhla Oase, weit vom Niltal entfernt im tiefsten Inneren der ägyptischen Westwüste gelegen, war einer der abgeschiedensten Winkel des Römischen Reichs. Die Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft und Kultur, die uns nach den Ausgrabungen des letzten Jahrzehnts in Amheida, dem antiken Trimithis, und an anderen Orten dieser Oase entgegentritt, erweist... more...

  • Die Zeit der Regionen im Spiegel der Gebelein-Regionby Ludwig Morenz

    BRILL 2009; US$ 272.00

    Egyptian historiography is determined by the fact that transmission of the historical record is left to chance. Ludwig Morenz therefore develops a method of ?fragmentarily thick description,? borrowing terminology from anthropologist Clifford Geertz, as a way of addressing the holes left in the record while still arriving at as complete a picture of... more...

  • Op Pad in Suid-Afrikaby BPJ Erasmus

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 15.99

    Suid-Afrika se ontsaglike diversiteit ? van Pofadder, eMkhuze en Haenertsburg tot Cookhouse, Klipplaat, Maokeng en Taung ?is wat mens besiel om die pad te vat en die land te verken. Hierdie volledig hersiene en bygewerkte uitgawe van Op Pad in Suid-Afrika het 'n vars, kontemporêre voorkoms, maar bevat al die kenmerke wat dit so 'n klassieke werk maak.... more...

  • Secrets of the Sandsby Harry Thurston

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    In a part of Egypt so parched that decades might pass between rainstorms, amid a sea of sand, is a green island?Dakhleh, the ?everlasting oasis??that may contain the whole of human history. In this extraordinary book, an acclaimed science writer and journalist follows an international team of archaeologists as they unlock the secrets of nearly half... more...

  • After Tutankhamunby Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Beadsby Nai Xia

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a detailed analysis and thorough study of the unique collection of Ancient Egyptian beads in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London. The book first discusses the archaeological value of beads and the method employed in the study of them, especially emphasizing the importance of the technique of bead-making for dating... more...

  • Delta Reports, Volume Iby Donald B. Redford

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    Delta Reports is a new series that will make available the substantial amount of archaeological work that has been undertaken in the Delta region of Egypt over recent decades. Volume I contains work done in and around the temple of Ba-neb-djed in the North-west temenos at Tel er-Rub'a (Mendes), material that was previously published in the ATP... more...

  • Die Nekropole als Figurationby Janne Arp

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.42

    An einem unbesiedelten Ort in Mittelägypten gründete im 14. Jahrhundert v.Chr. König Echnaton seine dem Gott Aton geweihte Residenzstadt, das heutige Amarna. Während der vergleichsweise kurzen Regierungszeit Echnatons wurden in der östlich der Stadt liegenden Felsformation etwa 50 monumentale Gräber für die ?Gelobten? des Königs angelegt. Diese Felsgräber... more...

  • Lost Tombsby Manniche

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamunby Kees van der Spek

    American University of Cairo Press 2011; US$ 48.99

    Until their recent demolition, the colorful mud-brick hamlets of al-Qurna village, situated among the Noble Tombs of the Theban Necropolis on the Luxor West Bank, were home to a vibrant community. Inhabiting a place of intensive Egyptological research for over two centuries, it was inevitable that Qurnawis should become part of the history of Egyptology... more...