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Author Snape, Steven
Title Ancient Egyptian Tombs : The Culture of Life and Death
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (307 pages)
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Series Blackwell Ancient Religions Ser
Blackwell Ancient Religions Ser
Note Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Culture of Life and Death -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 Nameless Lives at Tarkhan and Saqqara: Early Tombs and the Ka -- 2 Pits, Palaces and Pyramids: Royal Cemeteries of the Early Dynastic Period and Old Kingdom -- 3 Non-Royal Cemeteries of Dynasty 4 -- 4 Unas, Teti and Their Courts: The Late Old Kingdom at Saqqara -- 5 The Tombs of Qar and Idu: Families and Funerals in the Late Old Kingdom -- 6 A Growing Independence: Court and Regional Cemeteries in the Late Old Kingdom -- 7 Ankhtify: A Time of Change -- 8 Osiris, Lord of Abydos -- 9 'Lords of Life': Coffins -- 10 Strangers and Brothers: The Middle Kingdom in Middle Egypt -- 11 North and South: Middle Kingdom Tombs at the Royal Residence -- 12 Ineni, Senenmut and User-Amun: New Tombs for Old -- 13 Rekhmire and the Tomb of the Well-Known Soldier: Foreigners and Funerals in the Age of Empire -- 14 Huya and Horemheb: Amarna and After -- 15 Samut and the Ramesside Private Tomb -- 16 Sennedjem: Building and Buying at Deir el-Medina -- 17 Petosiris: A Dying Tradition -- References -- Further Reading -- Index
Steven Snape is Senior Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Liverpool, Director of Archaeological Collections in Liverpool University's Garstang Museum of Archaeology, and Director of its excavations at the Ramesside fortress-town of Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham. His books include Six Archaeological Sites in Sharqiyeh Province (1986), A Temple of Domitian at El-Ashmunein (1990), Egyptian Temples (1996), and Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham I: The Temple and Chapels (with P. Wilson, 2007)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Snape, Steven Ancient Egyptian Tombs : The Culture of Life and Death Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2011 9781405120890
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Egypt.;Tombs -- Egypt.;Egypt -- Antiquities.;Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.;Egypt -- Social conditions
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