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A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt
From Abydos to the Sudan Frontier

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Egyptology

  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108082969

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  • The career of Arthur Weigall (1880–1934) encompassed Egyptology but also stage design, film criticism and journalism, as well as fiction and books about ancient Egypt. After studying in Germany, he worked at Abydos with Flinders Petrie, but in 1905 he was unexpectedly promoted to Chief Inspector of Antiquities for Upper Egypt, when Howard Carter was forced to resign. His work in Egypt, especially in the area of Luxor, focused on the conservation of monuments and the prevention of shipping of artefacts abroad, until 1911, when he returned to London. He did not revisit Egypt until, as a journalist, he covered the opening of Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922. In this 1910 guide, writing 'from careful and prolonged personal observation and thought', Weigall describes the less frequented ancient sites of Upper Egypt, beginning north of Thebes and descending to the Second Cataract and the Sudanese border.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108082969
    • length: 624 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 35 mm
    • weight: 0.78kg
    • contains: 67 b/w illus. 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Abydos
    2. Hou and Kasr es Sayad
    3. Koptos etc.
    4. Thebes
    5. The temple of Luxor
    6. The temples of Karnak
    7. Mortuary chapels of the nobles
    8. The tombs of the kings
    9. The mortuary temples of the kings of dynasties XVIII to XX
    10. The two mortuary temples of Der el Bahri
    11. Der el Medineh
    12. From Thebes to Esneh
    13. The history of El Kab
    14. The temple of Edfu
    15. The cemeteries at Edfu
    16. Gebel Silsileh
    17. The temple of Kom Ombo
    18. The history of Aswan and Elephantine
    19. The temple of Aswan
    20. The tombs of the princes of Elephantine
    21. The history of lower Nubia
    22. From Sehel to Philae
    23. From Philae to Kalabsheh
    24. From Kalabsheh to Maharaka
    25. From Maharaka to Kasr Ibrim
    26. Kasr Ibrim
    Index.

  • Author

    Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall

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