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Egyptology Today

An Introduction

Egyptology Today - ISBN: 9780521863643
Prijs: € 92,00
Levertijd: 8 tot 12 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Archeologie
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An essential companion to Egyptology examining all aspects of ancient Egypt.


Titel: Egyptology Today
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 298
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 01
NUR: Archeologie
Afmetingen: 260 x 182 x 24
Gewicht: 884 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780521863643
Intern nummer: 8911843

Biografie (woord)

Richard H. Wilkinson is Professor of Egyptian archaeology at the University of Arizona. Director of the University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition, which has conducted archaeological projects in Egypt's famed Valley of the Kings since 1989 and now excavating the memorial temple of Queen Tausert, he is the author of nearly one hundred articles and reviews as well as six books, most recently The Complete Temples of Egypt and The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt.


'Richard Wilkinson has pulled together an excellent introduction to the variety of approaches that are currently in use for understanding the world of ancient Egypt. While the public may generally equate Egyptology with archaeology (and more specifically with the discovery of 'exciting' finds), and while in the past an uncritical approach was privileged in Egyptology, the subject today takes advantage of the wide range of evidence that has survived.' Journal of the American Oriental Society


Introduction: the past in the present: Egyptology today Richard H. Wilkinson; Part I. Methods: Paths to the Past: 1. Archaeology and Egyptology Kent Weeks; 2. History and Egyptology Donald Redford; 3. Medical science and Egyptology A. Rosalie David; Part II. Monuments: Structures for this Life and the Next: 4. Site survey in Egyptology Sarah Parcak; 5. Epigraphy and recording Peter Dorman; 6. Monument and site conservation Michael Jones; Part III. Art and Artifacts: Objects as Subject: 7. Art of ancient Egypt Rita Freed; 8. Ancient Egypt in museums today Arielle Kozloff; 9. Artifact conservation and Egyptology Susanne Gansicke; Part IV. Texts: The Words of Gods and Men: 10. The Egyptian language James P. Allen; 11. Ancient Egyptian literature John L. Foster and Ann L. Foster; 12. Egyptian religious texts Ronald Leprohon; Afterword: the past in the future: tomorrow's Egyptology Richard H. Wilkinson.


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