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Women Can Party Too

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines an ostracon, O. Cairo CG 25705 + O. IFAO 1322 + O. Varille 38 (or O. Cairo CG 25705+), showing what appears to be a women's drinking party in Deir al-Medina. At first glance, O. ... More


Qenhirkhopshef the Younger

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Naunakhte's son, Qenhirkhopshef the Younger, who received a larger share of her mother's inheritance in the form of a copper vessel and ten additional sacks of grain. It ... More


Protecting Your Daughter’s Rights

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how Deir al-Medina fathers protected their daughters. It begins with a discussion of how a Deir al-Medina girl who married a workman from the village would remain close to her ... More


The Physical Form of Writing

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/9780199673896.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a brief history of the physical media used for writing in pharaonic Egypt, their structure, and the formats used for presenting administrative and legal documents. The questions ... More


Libraries from Late Period and Graeco-Roman Egypt, c.800 BCE–250 CE

Ryholt Kim

in Libraries before Alexandria: Ancient Near Eastern Traditions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199655359
eISBN:
9780191841347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655359.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is a survey of collections of literary texts from Late Period and Graeco-Roman Egypt, c.750 BCE–250 CE, effectively the last millennium of the ancient Egyptian culture. Examples of ... More


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