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  1. Basic reading 69 items
    1. Introductions and overviews: Ancient Egypt 20 items
      1. Cultural atlas of Ancient Egypt - John Baines, Jaromír Málek 2000

        Book 

      2. Visual and written culture in ancient Egypt - John Baines 2007

        Book 

      3. High culture and experience in ancient Egypt - John Baines 2013

        Book 

      4. The archaeology of ancient Egypt: beyond pharaohs - Douglas J. Brewer 2012

        Book 

      5. The use of documents in Pharaonic Egypt - Christopher Eyre 2013

        Book 

      6. Ancient Egypt: anatomy of a civilization - Barry J. Kemp 2006

        Book  E-BOOK

      7. A companion to ancient Egypt - Alan B. Lloyd, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2010

        Book  E-BOOK

      8. Ancient Egypt: state and society - Alan B. Lloyd 2014

        Book  E-BOOK

      9. A history of ancient Egypt - Marc Van de Mieroop 2011

        Book 

      10. Civilizations of the ancient Near East - Jack M. Sasson, John Baines, Gary M. Beckman, Karen Sydney Rubinson 2000

        Book 

      11. The Oxford history of Ancient Egypt - Ian Shaw 2000

        Book  E-BOOK

      12. Ancient Egypt: a social history - Bruce G. Trigger 1983

        Book  E-BOOK

      13. Early civilizations: ancient Egypt in context - Bruce G. Trigger 1995

        Book 

      14. Egyptian archaeology - Willemina Wendrich 2010

        Book 

      15. The archaeology of early Egypt: social transformations in North-East Africa, 10,000 to 2650 BC - D. Wengrow 2006

        Book 

      16. The ancient Egyptian state: the origins of Egyptian culture (c. 8000-2000 BC) - Robert J. Wenke 2009

        Book 

      17. The Egyptian world - Toby A. H. Wilkinson 2007

        Book  E-BOOK

      18. Egyptology today - Richard H. Wilkinson 2008

        Book 

    2. Encyclopedias: Ancient Egypt 5 items
      1. Lexikon der Ägyptologie - Wolfgang Helck, Eberhard Otto 1975-

        Book 

      2. The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Egypt - Donald B. Redford 2001

        Book  E-BOOK

      3. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, statues, reliefs and paintings: 8: Objects of provenance not known - Jaromír Málek, Diana Magee, Elizabeth Miles, Bertha Porter 1999-

        Book  MULTI-VOLUME WORK ORIGINALLY COMPILED BY R. PORTER AND R.L.B. MOSS, HENCE THE NICKNAME 'PORTER/MOSS'.

    3. Introductions and overviews: Social anthropology, cultural history, sociology: 13 items
      1. Culture and society: contemporary debates - Jeffrey C. Alexander, Steven Seidman 1990

        Book 

      2. Beyond the cultural turn: new directions in the study of society and culture - Victoria E. Bonnell, Lynn Hunt, Richard Biernacki, Hayden V. White c1999

        Book  E-BOOK

      3. What is cultural history? - Peter Burke 2008

        Book 

      4. Contemporary social theory: an introduction - Anthony Elliott 2009

        Book 

      5. Small places, large issues: an introduction to social and cultural anthropology - Thomas Hylland Eriksen 2010

        Book 

      6. Anthropological archaeology - Guy E. Gibbon 1984

        Book 

      7. Anthropology and archaeology: a changing relationship - Chris Gosden 1999

        Book 

      8. An introduction to social anthropology: other people's worlds - Joy Hendry c1999

        Book 

      9. The New cultural history - Aletta Biersack, Lynn Hunt c1989

        Book  E-BOOK

      10. Cultural anthropology: a contemporary perspective - Roger M. Keesing, Andrew Strathern c1998

        Book 

      11. Sociological theory - Richard Munch c1994

        Book 

      12. The new social theory reader - Steven Seidman, Jeffrey C. Alexander 2008

        Book 

    4. Encyclopedias: Social and cultural anthropology 4 items
      1. Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology - Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer 2002

        Book 

      2. The SAGE handbook of cultural analysis - Tony Bennett, John Frow c2008

        Book 

      3. Companion encyclopedia of anthropology - Tim Ingold 2002

        Book 

      4. Social and cultural anthropology: the key concepts - Nigel Rapport, Joanna Overing 2007

        Book 

    5. Egyptian texts in translation 16 items
      1. The ancient Egyptian pyramid texts - James P. Allen, Peter Der Manuelian c2005

        Book  E-BOOK

      2. Ancient records of Egypt - James Henry Breasted 2001

        Book 

      3. The ancient Egyptian coffin texts - Raymond Oliver Faulkner [1973-1978]

        Book 

      4. Biographical texts from Ramessid Egypt - Elizabeth Frood, John Baines c2007

        Book 

      5. Ancient Egyptian literature: a book of readings - Miriam Lichtheim c2006

        Book  3 VOLUME WORK

      6. Texts from the Amarna period in Egypt - William J. Murnane, Edmund S. Meltzer, Society of Biblical Literature c1995

        Book 

      7. The Libyan anarchy: inscriptions from Egypt's Third Intermediate Period - Robert Kriech Ritner c2009

        Book  E-BOOK

      8. Texts from the pyramid age - Nigel Strudwick, Ronald J. Leprohon c2005

        Book  E-BOOK

      9. Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the dead - John H. Taylor, British Museum 2010

        Book 

      10. Letters from ancient Egypt - Edward Frank Wente, Edmund S. Meltzer c1990

        Book  E-BOOK

    6. Databases, online catalogues, open access resources, link lists 6 items
      1. British Museum - Collection search

        Webpage  Online catalogue of the British Museum

      2. UCL Petrie Museum Online Catalogue

        Website  Online catalogue of the Petrie Museum

      3. Digital Egypt for Universities

        Webpage  Digital Egypt for universities run by UCL

      4. Egyptology Resources Welcome

        Webpage  Comprehensive list of Egyptological online resources run by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

    7. Libraries and other resources 5 items
  2. Session 1 – Concepts of society and culture: An overview 2 items
    1. Introduction - V. E. Bonnell, L. Hunt

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Social Structure and Daily Life: Pharaonic - Elizabeth Frood

      Chapter Essential E-book

  3. Session 2 – Early complex societies: texts, art and archaeology 3 items
    1. Archaeology as cultural history - I. Morris

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  4. Session 3 – Daily life in ancient Egypt: Ethnography and direct historical analogies 3 items
    1. Ancient Egyptian analogies - Winifred S Blackman

      Chapter Essential

    2. The fabric of archaeology - Willemina Wendrich

      Chapter Essential E-BOOK

  5. Session 4 – Cultural constructions of death: from 'predynastic' to 'dynastic' 4 items
    1. Chapter 1: Egypt and the outside world I - D. Wengrow 2006

      Chapter 

    2. Chapter 4: The urbanization of the dead, Naqada I-II - D. Wengrow 2006

      Chapter 

    3. Chapter 7: Egypt and the outside world II - D. Wengrow 2006

      Chapter 

  6. Session 5 – Great and Little Traditions in Ancient Egypt 6 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. The dynamics of culture - Barry J. Kemp

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Little communities in an indigenous civilization - McKim Marriott

        Chapter Essential TEACHING COLLECTION: INST ARCH 3770

    2. Great and Little Tradition? Examples from the funerary sphere 4 items
      1. Harageh: an Egyptian burial ground for the rich, around 1800 BC - Wolfram Grajetzki 2004

        Book 

  7. Session 6 – Representations of society 3 items
    1. Representation - D. Summers

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  8. Session 7 – Cultural constructions of death 2 items
    1. Redefining funerary objects - Pinch Geraldine 2003

      Chapter 

  9. Session 8 – Quantifying society 3 items
    1. Private religion at the 'Horizon of the Aten' - Anna Stevens

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

  10. Session 9 – Archaism and imitation 3 items
    1. Memory and renewal: the Ethiopian and Saite renaissance - Jan Assman

      Chapter  Digitised reading. Please see the notes at the end of the document, pp. 462-467.

  11. Lecture 10: Appropriation of Christianity: modelling culture breaks 3 items
    1. General Introduction: setting the scene - J.H.F. Dijkstra

      Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

    2. Philae and the end of ancient Egyptian religion: a regional study of religious transformation (298-642 CE) - Jitse Harm Fokke Dijkstra c2008

      Book Essential Read pp. 239–249.

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