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Egyptology today

Egyptology today

Author: Richard H Wilkinson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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Egyptology Today examines how modern scholars examine all aspects of ancient Egypt, one of the greatest of all ancient civilizations. In essays by a team of archaeologists, curators, scholars and conservators who are actively involved in research or applied aspects of Egyptology, this book looks at the techniques and methods that are used to increase our understanding of a distant culture that was as old to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egyptology today.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780521863643 0521863643 9780521682268 0521682266
OCLC Number: 124036311
Description: xiii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction: The past in the present : Egyptology today / Richard H. Wilkinson --
Archaeology and Egyptology / Kent R. Weeks --
History and Egyptology / Donald B. Redford --
Medical science and Egyptology / A. Rosalie David --
Site survey in Egyptology / Sarah H. Parcak --
Epigraphy and recording / Peter F. Dorman --
Monument and site conservation / Michael Jones --
Art of ancient Egypt / Rita E. Freed --
Ancient Egypt in museums today / Arielle P. Kozloff --
Artifact conservation and Egyptology / Susanne Gänsicke --
The Egyptian language / James P. Allen --
Ancient Egyptian literature / John L. Foster and Ann L. Foster --
Egyptian religious texts / Ronald J. Leprohon --
Afterword: The past in the future: Egyptology tomorrow / Richard H. Wilkinson.
Responsibility: edited by Richard H. Wilkinson.
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An essential companion to Egyptology examining the methods and techniques that are used by archaeologists in their discovery and assessment of archaeological finds. Written by an extremely  Read more...


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