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Amunnakht, Scribe and Poet of Deir el-Medina: A Study of Ostracon O Berlin P 14262

Günter Burkard

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Amunnakht, scribe in the necropolis of Deir el-Medina, is a well-known figure in Ancient Egyptian history. He was active in the reigns of Ramses III to Ramses VI. From his quill we have not only ... More


From Topography to Cosmos: Ancient Egypt's Multiple Maps

David O'Connor

in Ancient Perspectives: Maps and Their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226789378
eISBN:
9780226789408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789408.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines maps in ancient Egypt which depicted not only topography but also the cosmos. It looks at the mapmaking activities of artisans and scribes in addition to their production of ... More


Bureaucratic Process at Deir el Medina

Christopher Eyre

in The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673896
eISBN:
9780191761478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673896.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The isolated village of Deir el Medina, home to the men who built the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, is the best documented single community from pharaonic Egypt. Documents record work management, ... More


The New Kingdom of Egypt under the Ramesside Dynasty

Kathlyn M. Cooney

in The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East: Volume III: Volume III: From the Hyksos to the Late Second Millennium BC

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190687601
eISBN:
9780197601204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687601.003.0027
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Ramesside period saw the contraction of Egypt’s hegemony in the ancient Mediterranean, extraordinary economic contraction and lessening monumental production, and generations of mass migrations, ... More


The Scribal Repertoire of Amennakhte Son of Ipuy: Describing Variation Across Late Egyptian Registers

Stéphane Polis

in Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates linguistic variation in the texts written by the Deir el-Medina scribe Amennakhte son of Ipuy in New Kingdom Egypt (Twentieth Dynasty; c. 1150 BCE). After a discussion of ... More


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