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This list relates to the academic year Academic Year 2012/13 which ended on 31/07/2013
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  1. List in progress!

    This 2011 reading list for ARCL2012 is being added to: please also refer back to the previous list, found here:

    http://ls-tlss.ucl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/displaylist?module=11ARCL2012

  2. General introduction 9 items
    Course co-ordinator: Dr David Jeffreys d.jeffreys@ucl.ac.uk Undergraduate: Year 2 core: 1.0 units Two terms Course overview This course presents and discusses broad topics relating to pharaonic society and its environment in the Nile valley, the practice of archaeology within the country, and issues concerning the Egyptian heritage.
    1. Lectures Term I: Autumn Term

      Introductory Reading

      Lecture 1: Introduction

      • Aims and structure of the course; sources and systems of reference, including websites.
      • Lexikon der Ägyptologie
      • Porter and Moss
      • Oxford Egyptological Bibliography (online as a database through UCL Library Services)

    2. Part One: Environment

    3. Lecture 2: Ecology, climate and the human climate

    4. Early hydraulic civilization in Egypt: a study in cultural ecology - Butzer, Karl W. 2002

      Book Recommended

    5. Desert environment and origins of agriculture in Egypt - F. Hassan 1986

      Article Recommended INST ARCH 3489 & 280

  3. Lecture 3: Built environment and structural technology 7 items
    1. Building in Egypt: pharaonic stone masonry - Arnold, Dieter 1991

      Book Recommended

    2. Brick architecture in Ancient Egypt - Spencer, A. Jeffrey 1979

      Book Recommended

  4. Lecture 4: Geography, geology and natural resources 9 items
    1. Stone - Barbara G. Aston, James A. Harrell, Ian Shaw

      Chapter Recommended

    2. Contributions to the geography of Egypt - Ball, John, Egypt 1939

      Book Recommended

    3. Stein und Steinbrüche im alten Ägypten - Klemm, Rosemarie, Klemm, Dietrich D. 1993

      Book Recommended

    4. Ancient Egyptian materials and industries - Lucas, A., Harris, J. R. [1962]

      Book Recommended

    5. The geology of Egypt - Said, Rushdi 1990

      Book Recommended

    6. Survey and Excavation at the Ancient Pharaonic Gneiss Quarrying - I. M. E. Shaw, E. G. Bloxam 1993

      Article Recommended Diigitised reading

  5. Lecture 5: International relations; demography and ethnicity 5 items
    1. Ägypten und Levante: Zeitschrift für ägyptische Archäologie und deren Nachbargebiete - Bietak, Manfred, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Universität Wien, Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut (Vienna, Austria)

      Journal Recommended

    2. Trade, contact, and the movement of peoples in the eastern Mediterranean: studies in honour of J. Basil Hennessy - Descœudres, Jean-Paul, Hennessy, John Basil, Bourke, Stephen 1995

      Book Recommended

    3. Minoan pottery in Second Millenium Egypt - Kemp, Barry J., Merrillees, R. S., Edel, Elmar, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1980

      Book Recommended

  6. Part Two: Society 7 items
    1. Lecture 6: Gender archaeology and life transitions

    2. Growing up in ancient Egypt - Janssen, Rosalind, Janssen, Jac. J. 1996

      Book Recommended

    3. Polygamy in the Old Kingdom of Egypt? - Naguib Kanawati 1976

      Article Recommended E-journal

    4. Polygamy in Egypt in the Middle Kingdom? - William Kelly Simpson 1974

      Article Recommended E-journal

    5. Women of Jeme: lives in a Coptic town in late antique Egypt - Wilfong, Terry G. c2002

      Book Recommended

    6. La circoncision chez les anciens Egyptiens - C. de Wit

      Article Recommended This volume not available at UCL

  7. Lecture 7: Literacy and knowledge 7 items
    1. Four Notes on Literacy - J. Baines, C. J. Eyre

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. Archives and libraries in the ancient Near East - J. A. Black, W. J. Tait

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    3. Literacy and letters at Deir el-Medina - J.J. Janssen

      Chapter Recommended

    4. The Emergence of Writing in Egypt - John D. Ray 1986

      Article Recommended E-journal

    5. Mathematics, Astronomy, and Calendars in Pharaonic Egypt - G. Robins

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Scribal Training in Ancient Egypt - Ronald J. Williams 1972

      Article Recommended E-journal

  8. Lecture 8: Early Egypt: prehistoric origins of Egyptian social institutions 7 items
    1. Origins of Egyptian kingship - J.Baines

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. The Predynastic of Egypt - Fekri A. Hassan 1988

      Article Recommended E-journal

    3. The Oxford history of Ancient Egypt - Shaw, Ian 2000

      Book Recommended READ: CHAPTERS 2-4 pp. 17-88

    4. The rise of Egyptian civilization - B.G. Trigger

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

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

      Book Recommended

  9. Lecture 9: Agency 6 items
    1. Forerunners of Narrative Biographies - John Baines

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    2. Practical Religion and Piety - John Baines 1987

      Article Recommended E-journal

    3. Agency in archaeology - Robb, John E., Dobres, Marcia-Anne 2000

      Book Recommended

    4. Archaeologies of social life: age, sex, class et cetera in ancient Egypt - Meskell, Lynn 1999

      Book Recommended

    5. Reflections of Osiris: lives from ancient Egypt - Ray, John 2001

      Book Recommended

  10. Session 10: Link Seminar: current issues in archaeological theory 0 items
  11. Lecture 11: Site management and archaeological methods 1 item
    1. Science and ethics in rescue archaeology - W.Y. Adams

      Chapter Recommended

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