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Coming in from the cold

D. W. Yalden and U. Albarella

in The History of British Birds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217519
eISBN:
9780191712296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217519.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ornithology

This chapter covers the period from about 15,000 years ago, as the ice sheets of the Last Glaciation retreated, through the Late Glacial and Younger Dryas periods and the post-glacial warming at ... More


Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Bernard O'Kane (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Creswell photographic archive at the American University in Cairo is an invaluable resource of over 12,000 printed images of Islamic architecture, mainly in Cairo, but also including buildings in ... More


What Gertrude Bell Did for Islamic Archaeology

Rosalind Wade Haddon

Paul Collins and Charles Tripp (eds)

in Gertrude Bell and Iraq: A life and legacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266076
eISBN:
9780191851469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266076.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Gertrude Bell’s active ‘Islamic Archaeology’ phase roughly covers the period 1909–14, at a time when she was as interested in Arab tribes and Ottoman politics, and frustratingly her diaries ... More


The Works of Sultan al-Ghuri in Khan al-Khalili: Analysis and Reconstruction of the Covered Market

Ola Seif

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A set of nine images in Creswell's photographic archives are labeled “Khan al-Khalily.” The matching of the pictures with the in situ monuments in the Khan al-Khalili pedestrian district reveals that ... More


Detecting the Past: K.A.C. Creswell, Photography, and the Landscape of Cairo

Nicholas Warner

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Photography furnishes the urban or architectural historian with one of the most important tools for the study of physical change in the built landscape. In the case of the city of Cairo, there are ... More


The Madrasa of Umm al-Sultan Sha‘ban before and after Creswell

Dina Ishak Bakhoum

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Creswell photographically documented the fourteenth-century madrasa of Khwand Baraka, the mother of Sultan Sha'ban, hence the currently used name, “the madrasa of Umm al-Sultan Sha'ban.” The madrasa ... More


Archival Photography and the Formulation of Conservation Policy: The Case of Manzil Qaytbay

Nairy Hampikian and May al-Ibrasby

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The house under study, is called the manzil, or palace, of Qaytbay. It is named after Sultan Qaytbay because his name is repeated in more than one location in the house. The Creswell archives of the ... More


The Turba of Azdumur in the Northern Cemetery of Cairo

Hani Hamza

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Creswell archive includes three photographs of the turba of Azdumur (al-Zumur) that date, most probably, to the second quarter of the twentieth century. Azdumur min Mahmud Shah al-Zahiri Jaqmaq, ... More


The Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: How Ritual Came to Britain

Ronald Hutton

in Pagan Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197716
eISBN:
9780300198584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197716.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the excavations of three major British sites that revealed evidence of Paleolithic ritual: the Goat's Hole cave at Paviland, Creswell Crags, and Gough's Cave in Cheddar Gorge. ... More


In the Shadow of Egyptology: Islamic Art and Archaeology to 1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on cultural and political aspects of Egypt's Comité de conservation des monuments de l'art arabe, Museum of Arab Art, and Department of Islamic Archaeology at the Egyptian (now ... More


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