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The Kingdom of Amun

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/9789774165634.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

With the reunification of the country Egypt found itself in the New Kingdom, on the threshold of its greatest era of political and cultural flowering. The political and religious center was Thebes, ... More


Building the Past: Rockscapes and the Aswan High Dam in Egypt

Nancy Y. Reynolds

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the environmental, cultural, human, and political consequences of building the Aswan High Dam in Egypt in the 1960s and 1970s. Building the High Dam was mostly about moving ... More


Nubia and Beyond and Turning North

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164859
eISBN:
9781617971273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Many women travelers also pushed on towards Nubia, past Aswan, the High Dam, Luxor, the island of Philae, Abu Simbel, Lake Nasser, and through villages of Nubia, getting exposed to the local rural ... More


Diplomatic Deliverables

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

US assistance programs under the 1954 Agricultural Trade and Assistance Act (Public Law 480) put excess currency toward archaeology. “Winning hearts and minds” included the preservation and ... More


Naukratis as ‘Port of Trade’

Astrid Moller

in Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

This chapter is devoted to an interpretation of the written sources alongside the archaeological material discussed above. It will proceed by way of an investigative account (untersuchende ... More


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