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Current Research in Egyptology III : December 2001 /
edited by Rachel Ives ... [et al.].
imprint
Oxford, England : Archaeopress, 2003.
description
iv, 75 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
ISBN
1841715581
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Oxford, England : Archaeopress, 2003.
isbn
1841715581
contents note
The lotus reborn / Andrew Bednarski -- The arrival of the horse in Egypt / Miriam Bibby -- Aspects of the Hyksos' role in Egyptian society from the artistic evidence / Charlotte Booth -- Some thoughts on the social organisation of dockyards during the New Kingdom / Angus Graham -- Egyptian blue / Gareth D. Hatton, A.J. Shortland and M.S. Tite -- The specialness of science / Elizabeth Hind -- Crossing the night / Peter Robinson -- Trends in burial evidence / Joanne M. Rowland -- Representations of Hathor and Mut in the Hibis temple / Nina Wahlberg.
general note
Papers presented at the Third Symposium for Current Research in Egyptology held in December 2001 at the University of Birmingham.
catalogue key
5103440
 
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Long Description
These nine papers derive from a conference held at Birmingham University in 2001, the aim of which was to promote discussion among graduate students from across the UK. Subjects include: the Napoleonic corpus Description de l'Egypte'; the arrival of the horse in Egypt; artistic evidence for the Hyskos' role in Egyptian society; the social organisation of New Kingdom dockyards; the uses and occurrences of 'Egyptian blue', the first synthetic pigment of antiquity; Egyptian mathematics and science; the depiction of mythological landscapes in the Valley of the Kings; mortuary behaviour in Predynastic Egypt; representations of Hathor and Mut in the Hibis Temple.
Main Description
These nine papers derive from a conference held at Birmingham University in 2001, the aim of which was to promote discussion among graduate students from across the UK. Subjects include: the Napoleonic corpus Description de l'igypte ; the arrival of the horse in Egypt; artistic evidence for the Hyskos' role in Egyptian society; the social organisation of New Kingdom dockyards; the uses and occurrences of 'Egyptian blue', the first synthetic pigment of antiquity; Egyptian mathematics and science; the depiction of mythological landscapes in the Valley of the Kings; mortuary behaviour in Predynastic Egypt; representations of Hathor and Mut in the Hibis Temple.

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