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Arranging Spaces: Objects in Graves

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the arrangement of objects in grave in late prehistoric Europe. Graves provide direct views onto how people arranged objects so as to make those objects visually meaningful to ... More


A Bright Night Sky over Karakhamun: The Astronomical Ceiling of the Main Burial Chamber in TT 223

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

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/9789774166181.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The discovery of the ceiling of Karakhamun's main burial chamber is significant owing to the small number of known astronomical features in ancient Egypt. This chapter describes and depicts this ... More


Conservation and Reconstruction in the Tomb of Karakhamun, 2012-141

Elena Pischikova, Ahmed Ali Hussein, Afaf Fathallah Phillips, and Abdelrazk Mohamed Ali

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/9789774167249.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the conservation and reconstruction work carried out in the tomb of Karakhamun during the period 2012–2014. Full reconstruction of the tomb of Karakhamun in the South Asasif ... More


Palaeography of the Texts of the Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

Andrea Rodríguez Valls (ed.)

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/9789774167249.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the palaeography of the religious texts of the burial chamber of the tomb of Karakhamun. About 1,100 hieroglyphs on the walls and 300 hieroglyphs on the astronomical ceiling of ... More


The last century of roman power (c. 500 to c. 620): army, church, and countryside

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Until the late sixth century, the territory of present-day Greece suffered only occasionally from barbarian attacks. Unlike the central and northern regions of the Balkans, there were fewer regular ... More


Tanis: The Thebes of the North

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/9789774165634.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Originally, Tanis was just a provincial town, the center of the nineteenth Lower Egyptian nome. It owed its rise to its position as the starting point for an important trade route into Palestine and ... More


The Fragments of Doorjambs of Padihor, the [Overseer] of the Outline-draftsmen and Chamberlain of the God’s Wife, from the First Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223)

Erhart Graefe

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/9789774167249.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the fragments of door-jambs recovered from the First Pillared Hall of the tomb of Karakhamun and purportedly belonging to Padihor, the [overseer] of the outline draftsmen and ... 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


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