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Deshasheh, Diospolis Parva, Athribis

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  • Date Published: September 2013
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108066198

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  • A pioneering Egyptologist, Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853–1942) excavated over fifty sites and trained a generation of archaeologists. These three illustrated excavation reports, now reissued together, were originally published in 1898, 1901 and 1908 in collaboration with other experts. They focus on the cemeteries at Deshasheh, Abadiyeh and Hu (the latter known also as Diospolis Parva), and Athribis. Light is shed on the major discoveries, such as large quantities of beautifully preserved Neolithic linen, the 'pan graves' of semi-nomadic settlers, and a tomb featuring an early relief of Egyptians besieging a fortified Near Eastern town. Most significantly, these reports reflect Petrie's development of sequence dating, which influenced the use of seriation as a relative dating method in archaeology. Petrie wrote prolifically throughout his long career. Many of his other publications - for both Egyptologists and non-specialists - are also reissued in this series.

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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108066198
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.78kg
    • contains: 125 b/w illus. 3 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
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    Part I. Deshasheh: Introduction
    1. The tomb of Anta
    2. The tomb of Shedu
    3. Tombs of Nenkheftka and son
    4. Tombs with perfect bodies
    5. Tombs with dissevered bodies
    6. Measurements of skeletons
    7. Minor objects
    8. Secondary burials
    9. The inscriptions
    Index
    Plates
    Part II. Diospolis Parva: Introduction
    1. The sequence of prehistoric remains
    2. The pottery
    3. The stone vases
    4. The slate palettes and ivories
    5. Tools of stone and metal
    6. Amulets and beads
    7. Outline of the prehistoric periods
    8. The cemeteries
    9. Tombs of the 6th to 9th dynasties
    10. Tombs of the 12th dynasty, cemeteries W and Y
    11. The pan graves
    12. Tombs of 13th–18th dynasties, cemetery Y
    13. The Ptolemaic and Roman period
    Index
    Plates
    Part III. Athribis: Introduction
    1. The tombs of Hagarseh
    2. The temple of Auletes
    3. The sculptures of Auletes and Claudius
    4. The temple of Physkon, etc.
    5. The zodiac tomb
    6. The coenobium
    7. The inscriptions
    8. The dating of the horoscopes
    Index
    Plates.

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    F. Ll. Griffith

    Arthur Cruttenden Mace

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