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Author Red Sea Project (Conference) (5th : 2010 : University of Exeter)
Title Navigated spaces, connected places : proceedings of Red Sea Project V : held at the University of Exeter, 16-19 September 2010 / edited by Dionisius A. Agius ... [et al.]
Imprint Oxford : Archaeopress, 2012
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX CC1 B223  v.2346    AVAILABLE    30530001230408
Descript xviii, 249 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm
Series BAR international series ; 2346
British Foundation for the Study of Arabia monographs ; no. 12
BAR international series ; 2346
British Foundation for the Study of Arabia monographs ; no. 12
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- The Dhow: mastery of the Monsoon Exhibition -- Contributors -- pt. 1. Recollections. Travels with Machell in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean: the voyages of Thmas Machell and Jenny Balfour Paul, 1848 and 2010 / Jenny Balfour Paul -- The last of the Aden Dhows / Antonin Besse -- pt. 2. Early navigation and contact. Sailing the Red Sea: pharaonic voyages to punt and Min of the desert / Cheryl Ward -- A new pharaonic harbour in Ayn Sokhna (Gulf of Suez) / Pierre Tallet -- The southern Red Sea in the 3rd and 2nd Millennia BC: an archaeological overview / Rodolfo Fattovich -- Nubians and the others on the Red Sea. An update on the exotic ceramic materials from the Middle Kingdom harbour of Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Red Sea, Egypt / Andrewa Manzo -- Ancient Egyptian and allied African navigators' use of space on the Red Sea / K.A. Kitchen -- The semiticisation of the Arabian Peninsula and the problem of its reflection in the archaeological record / Roger Blench -- pt. 3. The sea in classical antiquity. Sacred places and beings of the Red Sea littoral societies / Oscar Nalesini -- Crossing the Red Sea: the Nabataeans in the Egyptian Eastern Desert / Caroline Durand -- New light on the nature of Indo-Roman trade: Roman period shipwrecks in the northern Red Sea / Lucy Blue, J.D. Hill & Ross Thomas -- pt. 4. From the classical to the Islamic. The port of Babylon in Egypt / Peter Sheehan -- The Liber Pontificalis and Red Sea trade of the early to mid 4th century AD / Eivind Heldaas Seland -- The Fatimids and the Red Sea (969-1171) / David Bramoullé -- Trade cycles and settlement patterns in the Red Sea region (CA. AD 1050-1250) / Timothy Power -- Sailing with the Muʹallim: the technical practice of Red Sea sailing during the medieval period / Julian Whitewright -- pt. 5. Suakin. Suakin: paradigm of a port / Michael Mallinson -- Archaeology and the archaeological and historical evidence for the trade of Suakin, Sudan / L.M.V. Smith ... [et al.] -- Beit Khorshid Effendi: a 'trader's' house at Suakin / Jacke Phillips -- pt. 6. People and the environment in the Red Sea region. (Dis)located spaces and mediated oppositions: monks and Bedouin in the deserts around the Red Sea / Janet C.M. Starkey -- The integration of the Eastern Desert into the Islamic world: Beja groups in medieval Islamic geography and archaeological records / Petra Weschenfelder -- The awareness level among students of King Abdulaziz University (Jeddah) of the institutions and issues related to the vitality, geography, and history of the Red Sea / Sadig A. Malki -- Arabic plant names and botany in Arabic civilisation. The contribution of Peter Forsskål (1732-1763) and others / Philippe Provençal -- Subject index
Subject Red Sea Region -- Civilization -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- History -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- Navigation -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- Commerce -- Congresses
Red Sea Region -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Red Sea Region -- Congresses
Archaeology and history -- Red Sea Region -- Congresses
Commerce -- Red Sea Region -- History -- Congresses
Alt Author Agius, Dionisius A
British Foundation for the Study of Arabia
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