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

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

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


The Ming Tombs

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0054
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Ming Tombs, or the Thirteen Tombs as they are called in Chinese, lie about 50 kilometers to the north of Peking, off the highway that leads to the Great Wall at Badaling and the Ju Yong Pass. In ... More


Sights Further Afield

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0057
Subject:
History, Asian History

A trip to the Ming Tombs and the Great Wall can also include a visit to the Silver Mountain Pagoda Forest in Chang Ping County. The pagoda “forest” consists of seven pagodas built in a valley with a ... More


Lords of the Isles

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter reviews the emerging evidence for the archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles during the medieval period and later, for part of which the region was ruled by the Lords of the Isles. It ... More


The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun: History, Life, and Work in the Villages of the Theban West Bank

Kees van der Spek

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164033
eISBN:
9781617970917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Until their recent demolition, the colorful mud-brick hamlets of al-Qurna village, situated among the Noble Tombs of the Theban Necropolis on the Luxor West Bank, were home to a vibrant community. ... More


The Road to The Tombs

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0018
Subject:
History, Social History

In September 1968, Allen Jones walked for the first time through the doors of Morris High School, the school that he had enrolled in after he failed out of Taft High School. Jones had finished his ... More


Do the Crime, Do the Time

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0019
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes Allen Jones's time inside The Tombs. The night he spent in that jailhouse was the longest of his life. He was locked inside a cell with ten or twelve men, some of them pretty ... 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


Karakhamun Revisited: Some Remarks on the Architecture of TT 223

Dieter Eigner

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/9789774166181.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Eigner revisits and builds on earlier work done on Karakhamun's tomb in the 1970s, through the new excavations of the South Asasif Project. He presents a plan of the tomb, as well as section ... More


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