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Philae: The Pearl of Egypt

Miroslav Verner

in Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

With its grand monuments mirrored in the waters of the Nile, the island of Philae, by the southern edge of the First Cataract not far from Aswan, is one of the most enchanting places in Egypt. In the ... More


Identity Marker or Medicinal Treatment?: An Exploration of the Practice and Purpose of Dental Ablation in Ancient Nubia

Katelyn L. Bolhofner

in A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Dental ablation has a long history in Sudan, though its implementation and significance appear to vary through time. This chapter suggests that the social correlates of ablation are often prioritized ... More


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