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A Preliminary Note on the Faunal Remains from the South Asasif Conservation Project

Salima Ikram

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/9789774166181.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter looks at the very rich faunal remains found by the South Asasif Project. It considers the nature and type of different deposits in three areas: the tombs of Karakhmun, Karabasken, and ... More


Finds and Specialist Reports

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents full specialist reports on pottery, glass, metal, basketry, seed, and animal bone remains found at Quseir Fort. Also present on the site but not described in detail here, were ... More


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

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


Flutes and the Animal Kingdom

Dale A. Olsen

in World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037887
eISBN:
9780252095146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037887.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Animals are recurring motifs in many flute-related stories because flutes are often made from animal bones, flutists are often hunters of animals, animals are often protectors and helpers of ... More


Arable cultivation and animal husbandry in the medieval period

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines preserved cereal remains and animal bones from medieval sites. It shows that in terms of medieval arable cultivation, a line can be drawn through the Blackdown Hills between ... More


Epilogue: Trajectories and Turning-Points

Helena Hamerow

in Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

A survey such as this one can only present a fraction of the archaeological evidence available for early medieval settlements, yet even a relatively brief review of this evidence makes plain the ... More


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