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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


Introduction

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Some of the issues raised by the antiquities trade were discussed in June 2003 at two sessions convened at the Fifth World Archaeological Congress (WAC) in Washington, D.C. Most of the contributions ... More


The Plunder of Iraq's Archaeological Heritage, 1991–2005, and the London Antiquities Trade

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter provides a discussion on the plunder of Iraq's archaeological heritage during 1991–2005, and the antiquities trade in London. It begins by introducing the archaeological heritage of Iraq ... More


Conclusion the Social and Cultural Contexts of Collecting

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses how, starting in the fifteenth century but particularly since the late nineteenth century, artists have imagined the aesthetic qualities of different categories of ... More


Illicit Trafficking and Trade in Indian Antiquities Renewed Efforts to Save and Preserve India's Heritage

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses some of the tribulations faced by a source country, in this case India, when infiltrated by the antiquities trade. It first introduces the new problem of cyber-crime and the ... More


The India Trade in Late Antiquity

James Howard-Johnston

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The effects of long-distance maritime trade on the economic and political development of the hinterlands of port-cities are as evident on either side of the Red Sea as in South-East Asia. Both great ... More


The Arabian Frontier: A Keystone of the Sasanian Empire

Craig Morley

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

From a Roman perspective the Arabian Peninsula was frequently relegated to a peripheral position on the edge of the empire. In contrast, in different stages of Sasanian history the Arabian frontier ... More


Uncovering the Hidden Routes: Algorithms for Identifying Paths and Missing Links in Trade Networks

Constantinos Tsirogiannis and Christos Tsirogiannis

in The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

A network is a simple yet powerful tool for representing a set of relations in the real world. For instance, to represent direct business relations between ... More


Beyond Rosetta: Multilingual Inscriptions, the Antiquities Trade, and the Decipherment of Egyptian Scripts

Rachel Mairs

in The Epigraphy of Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198858225
eISBN:
9780191890598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858225.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The discovery and collection of multilingual inscriptions through excavation and the antiquities trade in the nineteenth century played a crucial role in the decipherment of Egyptian scripts. The ... More


Network Perspectives on the Past: Tackling the Challenges

Tom Brughmans and Anna Collar

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748519.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

As his keynote address to the 1990 Sunbelt Social Networks conference, Mark Granovetter presented a paper entitled ‘The Myth of Social Network Analysis as ... More


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