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Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is the second joint publication of the members of the American–Egyptian South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the Ministry of State for Antiquities and directed ... More


Second Report on Work on the Fragments of the <i>Stundenritual (Ritual of the Hours of the Day)</i> in TT 223

Erhart Graefe

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the reconstruction work on the fragments of the Stundenritual (Ritual of the Hours of the Day) in the tomb of Karakhamun. Research was carried out in August 2013 and continued ... More


The Fragments of Doorjambs of Padihor, the [Overseer] of the Outline-draftsmen and Chamberlain of the God’s Wife, from the First Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223)

Erhart Graefe

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the fragments of door-jambs recovered from the First Pillared Hall of the tomb of Karakhamun and purportedly belonging to Padihor, the [overseer] of the outline draftsmen and ... More


Recarved Kushite Head from the Tomb of Karakhamun? (Further Remarks on the Dating of the South Asasif Necropolis)<sup>1</sup>

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the remains of a modern sculptural workshop in the tomb of Karabasken in an attempt to identify a fragment of genuine Kushite sculpture. In May 2014, a small limestone head ... More


Material from a Possible Industrial Area in the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223)<sup>1</sup>

Paul T. Nicholson

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers the possibility of faience production in the tomb of Karakhamun. The tomb of Karakhamun is comprised of a dromos, vestibule, solar court, two pillared halls, and an antechamber ... More


Pottery from the Tombs of Karakhamun and Karabasken

Julia Budka

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the pottery found in the tombs of the South Asasif necropolis and its ritual function. A second season of the recording of the pottery from the tomb of Karakhamun was undertaken ... More


Faunal Remains in the Tomb Karabasken (TT 391)

Salima Ikrame

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the faunal remains unearthed in the tomb of Karabasken. The Pillared Hall of the tomb chapel of Karabasken yielded a dense deposit of 875 bones that showed signs of some degree ... More


Tombs of Karakhamun and Karabasken, 2012–14: Fieldwork<sup>1</sup>

Elena Pischikova, Fathy Yaseen Abd el Karim, Ramadan Ahmed Ali, and Ezz El Din Kamal El Noby

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the excavation of the entrance areas and open courts in the tombs of Karabasken and Karakhamun during the 2012–2014 field work. Karabasken and Karakhamun are the personalities ... More


Conservation and Reconstruction in the Tomb of Karakhamun, 2012-14<sup>1</sup>

Elena Pischikova, Ahmed Ali Hussein, Afaf Fathallah Phillips, and Abdelrazk Mohamed Ali

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the conservation and reconstruction work carried out in the tomb of Karakhamun during the period 2012–2014. Full reconstruction of the tomb of Karakhamun in the South Asasif ... More


Remarks on the Architecture of the <i>Lichthof</i> in TT 223, Karakhamun

Dieter Eigner

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the architecture of the Lichthof in the tomb of Karakhamun and its symbolic meaning. The term “Lichthof” refers to a sunken courtyard below surface level in the Late Period ... More


Toward a Better Understanding of the <i>Ritual of the Hours of the Night (Stundenritual)</i>

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Ritual of the Hours of the Night in the First Pillared Hall of the tomb of Karakhamun. The Ritual of the Hours of the Day and Night is one of a series of religious texts ... More


The Vignette of BD 32 in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo and Margarida Redondo Vilanova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the iconography of the vignette of BD 32 in the tomb of Karakhamun. One of the key objectives of the South Asasif Conservation Project team is to rebuild the walls of ... More


Palaeography of the Texts of the Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

Andrea Rodríguez Valls (ed.)

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the palaeography of the religious texts of the burial chamber of the tomb of Karakhamun. About 1,100 hieroglyphs on the walls and 300 hieroglyphs on the astronomical ceiling of ... More


The Textual Program of Karakhamun’s First Pillared Hall

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The excavation of the tomb of Karakhamun has brought to light its textual richness. It is the oldest known Late Period revival monumental mortuary building, making it a an important reference for ... More


The Book of the Dead from the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun: A Preliminary Survey

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the collapse of the ceiling that destroyed much of the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun, the recovery of thousands of fragments has allowed over 90 per cent of the texts used to ... More


Pottery from the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223)

Julia Budka

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter surveys the pottery found in the Tomb of Karakhamun, looking at dating and classification of general characteristics of the ceramic material. It also highlights variation between areas ... More


The History of the South Asasif Necropolis and Its Exploration

Elena Pischikova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Very little is known about Karakhamun and Karabasken, despite their importance for this period. This chapter lays out the excavation, conservation, and reconstruction of their tombs. It also takes a ... More


Style and Iconography of the Decoration in the Tombs of Karabasken and Karakhamun: Archaism and Innovations

Elena Pischikova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaism is a key factor in Late Period Theban tomb decoration, and this chapter explores this in the tombs of Karakhamun and Karabasken. It looks at the style of carving, the use of imagery and ... More


Ground Penetrating Radar Survey of the South Asasif Necropolis

Adam Booth and Kasia Szpakowska

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a geophysical method to detect and map buried objects, without excavation, to produce high-resolution image of features buried at shallow depths. The use of GPR in ... More


Titles of Karakhamun and the Kushite Administration of Thebes

Christopher Naunton

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Karakhamun held ten titles—both ranking and laudatory titles—which suggest he was a person of high status. However, the titles provide little information on his role in Thebes, or from what he ... More


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