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  1. Introductory readings 24 items
    1. Essential reading (recommended to buy) 2 items
      1. Introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt - Bard, Kathryn A. 2007

        Book Essential

      2. Ancient Egypt: anatomy of a civilization - Kemp, Barry J. c2006

        Book Essential

    2. Essential reading: introductions and overviews 7 items
      1. Cultural atlas of Ancient Egypt - Baines, John, Málek, Jaromír 2000

        Book Recommended

      2. A companion to ancient Egypt - Lloyd, Alan B. 2010

        Book Essential

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

        Book Essential

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

        Book Essential

      5. Egyptian archaeology - Wendrich, Willemina 2010

        Book  E-BOOK

      6. The Egyptian world - Wilkinson, Toby A. H. 2007

        Book 

      7. Egyptology today - Wilkinson, Richard H. 2008

        Book 

    3. Essential reading: lexica and encyclopedias 4 items
      1. Encyclopedia of the archaeology of ancient Egypt - Shubert, Steven Blake, Bard, Kathryn A. 1999

        Book 

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

        Book 

      3. Lexikon der Ägyptologie - Helck, Wolfgang, Otto, Eberhard 1975-

        Book 

      4. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings - Porter, Bertha, Moss, Rosalind L. B., Griffith Institute 1927

        Book  MULTI VOLUME WORK ORIGINALLY COMPILED BY PORTER AND MOSS, HENCE THE NICKNAME 'PORTER AND MOSS'

    4. Essential reading: texts in translation 11 items
      1. The ancient Egyptian pyramid texts - Allen, James P., Der Manuelian, Peter c2005

        Book 

      2. Ancient records of Egypt - Breasted, James Henry 2001

        Book  5 VOLUME WORK. AVAILABLE AS 5 E-BOOKS FROM THE ETANA CORE TEXTS PROJECT.

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

        Book 

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

        Book  3 VOLUME WORK

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

  2. Lecture 1: Chronology and geography of Egypt 6 items
    1. Archaeology and geology in ancient Egypt - K.W. Butzer

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Climate and history of Egypt: the Middle Kingdom - B. Bell 1975

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. Long-term Nile flood variation and political discontinuities in pharaonic Egypt - K.W. Butzer

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    4. Historical Nile floods and their implications for climatic change - F. Hassan 1981

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

  3. Lecture 2 : Funerary archaeology in Egypt 36 items
    1. Funerary Rituals (Pharaonic Period) - H. M. Hays 2010

      Chapter Essential Electronic resource

    2. Funerary literature - L. H. Lesko

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

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

      Book Essential VOLUME 3. ARTICLES ON FUNERARY ARCHAEOLOGY BY WEEKS, ARNOLD AND DODSON.

    4. The tomb in Ancient Egypt: royal and private sepulchres from the early dynastic period to the Romans - Dodson, Aidan, Ikram, Salima 2008

      Book Recommended

    5. The burial customs of ancient Egypt: as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom - Garstang, John, University of Liverpool 1907

      Book Recommended

    6. Burial customs in ancient Egypt: life in death for rich and poor - Grajetzki, Wolfram c2003

      Book Recommended

    7. The mummy in ancient Egypt: equipping the dead for eternity - Ikram, Salima, Dodson, Aidan 1998

      Book Recommended

    8. The complete pyramids - Lehner, Mark 1997

      Book Recommended

    9. Cemeteries past, present and provincial: Abydos - Janet E. Richards

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    10. The Body - C. Riggs 2010

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    11. Funerary rituals (Ptolemaic and Roman periods) - C. Riggs 2010

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    12. Ancient Egyptian tombs: the culture of life and death - Snape, S. R. 2011

      Book Recommended

    13. Predynastic Burials - A. Stevenson 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    14. Extended reading 23 items
      1. Death and salvation in ancient Egypt - Assmann, Jan 2005

        Book Optional

      2. Burial and the dead in ancient Egyptian society: Respect, formalism, neglect - J. Baines, P. Lacovara 2002-02-01

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      3. Portraits and masks: burial customs in Roman Egypt - Bierbrier, M. L. c1997

        Book Optional

      4. On ancient Egyptian mummy bandages - , , R. A. Caminos 1992

        Article Optional

      5. Rituals Related to Animal Cults - A. Dodson 2009

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      6. Tarkhan: a cemetary at the time of Egyptian state formation - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

        Book Optional

      7. Harageh: an Egyptian burial ground for the rich, around 1800 BC - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

        Book Optional

      8. The ancient Egyptian books of the afterlife - Hornung, Erik, Lorton, David c1999

        Book Optional

      9. Mortuary archaeology and religious landscape at Graeco-Roman Deir el-Medina - D. Montserrat, L. Meskell 1997

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      10. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

        Book Optional

      11. Egyptian concepts on the orientation of the human body - M. J. Raven 2005

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      12. Chapter of Democratization of the Afterlife - M. Smith 2009

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      13. Changes in the afterlife - J. Tailor

        Chapter Optional E-BOOK

      14. Please also have a look at:

  4. Lecture 3: Egyptian temples and religion 34 items
    1. How religious were the ancient Egyptians? - , B. J. Kemp 1995

      Article Essential Digitised reading

    2. Votive Practices - G. Pinch, E. A. Waraksa 2009

      Chapter Essential Electronic resource

    3. Temples of ancient Egypt - Shafer, Byron E., Arnold, Dieter 2005

      Book Recommended

    4. Temple as Cosmos - Jan Assmann

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    5. Practical religion and piety - J. Baines 1987

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    6. Temple festivals of the Ptolemaic and Roman periods - F. Coppens 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    7. Opet Festival - J. C. Darnell 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    8. Temples - R. Gundlach

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    9. Temple and town in ancient Egypt - B. J. Kemp

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    10. Ancient Egypt: anatomy of a civilization - Kemp, Barry J. c2006

      Book Recommended

    11. Magic in ancient Egypt - Pinch, Geraldine c2006

      Book Recommended

    12. Ancient Egyptian religion - Quirke, Stephen 1997, c1992

      Book Recommended

    13. Religion in ancient Egypt: gods, myths, and personal practice - Shafer, Byron E., Lesko, Leonard H., Silverman, David P., Baines, John 1991

      Book Recommended

    14. Shrine - N. Spencer 2010

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    15. Procession - M. Stadler 2008

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    16. Domestic religious practices - A. Stevens 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    17. The complete temples of ancient Egypt - Wilkinson, Richard H. 2000

      Book Recommended

    18. Karnak: development of the temple of Amun-Ra - E. A. Sullivan 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    19. Late Period Temples - C. Zivie-Coche 2008

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    20. Extended reading 15 items
      1. Early temples at Hierakonpolis and beyond - B. Adams

        Chapter Optional

      2. State and religion in the New Kingdom - J. Assmann

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      3. Semiosis and interpretation - J. Assmann

        Chapter Optional INST ARCH TEACHING COLLECTION 3137

      4. Akhanyati's theology of light and time - Assmann, Jan 1992

        Book Optional

      5. The search for God in ancient Egypt - Assmann, Jan 2001

        Book Optional

      6. Temples as symbols, guarantors and participants in Egyptian civilization - J. Baines

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      7. Local traditions in early Egyptian temples - R. Bussmann

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      8. The archaeology of ritual - L. Fogelin 2007

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      9. Votive offerings to Hathor - Pinch, Geraldine 1993

        Book Optional

      10. The archaeology of cult: the sanctuary at Phylakopi - Renfrew, Colin, British School at Athens 1985

        Book Optional INTRODUCTION AND CHAPTER 1

      11. Popular religion in Egypt during the New Kingdom - Sadek, Ashraf I. 1987

        Book Optional

      12. Town and state in the early Old Kingdom. A view from Elephantine - S. Seidlmayer

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

  5. Lecture 4: Settlement and landscape archaeology in Egypt 32 items
    1. Urban archaeology and the 'town problem' - M. Bietak

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Conceptual landscapes in the Egyptian Nile Valley - J. E. Richards

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Mud-Brick Architecture - V. L. Emery 2008

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    4. Town planning in Pharaonic Egypt - H. W. Fairman 1949

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    5. Town and village in ancient Egypt: ecology, society and urbanization - F. Hassan

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Regionality, cultural and cultic landscapes - D. Jeffreys

      Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

    7. The early development of towns in Egypt - B. J. Kemp 1977

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    8. Temple and town in ancient Egypt - B. J. Kemp

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    9. Egypt in microcosm: the city of El-Amarna - B. J. Kemp

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    10. Ancient Egypt: anatomy of a civilization - Kemp, Barry J. c2006

      Book Recommended

    11. The ancient Egyptian ‘city’: figment or reality?" - D.B. Redford

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    12. Daily life in ancient Egypt: recreating Lahun - Szpakowska, Kasia Maria 2008

      Book Recommended

    13. City-States, Nation-States, and Territorial States. The problem of Egypt - R. Wenke

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    14. New Kingdom Egypt: a civilization without cities? - J. A. Wilson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    15. Please see also for additional bibliography'

    16. Extended reading 16 items
      1. Urbanism and the urban community in Roman Egypt - R. Alson, R. D. Alson 1997

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      2. Cities and urbanism in ancient Egypt: papers from a workshop in November 2006 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Czerny, Ernst, Forstner-Müller, Irene, Bietak, Manfred, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften c2010

        Book Optional

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

        Book Optional

      4. The village economy in Pharaonic Egypt - C. Eyre

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      5. The Amarna workmen's village in retrospect - B. J. Kemp 1987

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      6. Villages and the Old Kingdom - M. Lehner

        Chapter Optional E-BOOK

      7. Venice on the Nile? On the maritime character of Tell Dab'a - E. S. Marcus

        Chapter Optional INST ARCH TEACHING COLLECTION 3599

      8. Village - J. C. Moreno-Garcia 2010

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      9. Settlements - distribution, structure, architectonic: Pharaonic - G. D. Mumford

        Chapter Optional

      10. Villages, land and population in Graeco-Roman Egypt - , D. Rathbone 1990

        Article Optional Digitised reading

      11. Town and state in the early Old Kingdom. A view from Elephantine - S. Seidlmayer

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      12. Ideal homes in Ancient Egypt: the archaeology of social aspiration - , I. Shaw 1992

        Article Optional Digitised reading

      13. Interpreting landscapes: geologies, topographies, identities - Tilley, Christopher Y. c2010

        Book Optional

  6. Lecture 5: Egyptian history and prehistory 27 items
    1. Chronology and Periodization - A.J. Spalinger

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. The Egyptian Predynastic: a review of the evidence - K. A., Bard 1994

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. On the evolution, purpose and forms of Egyptian annals - J. Baines

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    4. Introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt - Bard, Kathryn A. 2007

      Book Recommended ESPECIALLY 23-44

    5. Is Egyptian historical literature 'historical' or 'literary'? - C.J. Eyre

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Text-aided archaeology - Barbara J. Little

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    7. Archaeology and Text: Decipherment, Translation and Interpretation - T. Palaima

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    8. The historiography of Ancient Egypt - D. B. Redford

      Chapter Recommended

    9. History and Egyptology - D. B. Redford

      Chapter Recommended

    10. Egyptian historical literature from the Greco-Roman period - K. Ryholt

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

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

      Book Recommended ESPECIALLY PAGES 1-16

    12. 'Never had the like occurred': Egypt's view of its past - Tait, W. J. 2003

      Book Recommended

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

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

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

      Book Recommended

    15. The evolution of early Egyptian civilization: issues and evidence - R. Wenke 1991

      Article Recommended Digitised reading

    16. Extended reading 10 items
      1. The mind of Egypt: history and meaning in the time of the Pharaohs - Assmann, Jan 2003

        Book Optional

      2. Reuse and Restoration - P. Brand 2010

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      3. The Cambridge companion to historical archaeology - Hicks, Dan, Beaudry, Mary Carolyn c2006

        Book Optional

      4. Theories, models and concepts in ancient history - Morley, Neville 2004

        Book Optional

      5. Archaeology and ancient history: breaking down the boundaries - Sauer, Eberhard W. 2004

        Book Optional

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

        Book Optional

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

        Book Optional

  7. Lecture 6: Egyptian art and technology 42 items
    1. Principles of Egyptian art - Gay Robins

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Craft production and technology - A. Stevens, M. Eccleston

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Stone - B.G. Aston, A. James, I. Shaw

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

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

      Book Recommended

    5. The disjunction of text and image in Egyptian art - B. M. Bryan

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Quarrying and mining (stone) - E. Bloxam 2010

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    7. The canonical tradition in ancient Egyptian art - Davis, Whitney 1989

      Book Recommended

    8. Art of Ancient Egypt - R. Freed

      Chapter Recommended

    9. Proportionality in mind and space in ancient Egypt - , B. Kemp, P. Rose 1991

      Article Recommended Digitised reading

    10. Amarna art - D. Laboury 2011

      Article Recommended Electronic resource

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

      Book Recommended

    12. Faience Technology - P. T. Nicholson 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    13. Pottery Production - P. T. Nicholson 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    14. Proportion and style in ancient Egyptian art - Robins, Gay, Fowler, Ann S. 1994

      Book Recommended

    15. The art of ancient Egypt - Robins, Gay 1997

      Book Recommended

    16. Bread Making and Social Interactions at the Amarna Workmen's Village, Egypt - Delwen Samuel Jun., 1999

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    17. Principles of Egyptian art - Schäfer, Heinrich, Gombrich, E. H., Brunner-Traut, Emma, Baines, John 2002

      Book Recommended

    18. The art and architecture of ancient Egypt - Smith, William Stevenson, Simpson, William Kelly 1998

      Book Recommended

    19. Predynastic art - D. Wengrow 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    20. Extended reading 22 items
      1. An Introduction to ancient Eqyptian pottery - Nordström, Hans-Åke, Arnold, Dorothea, Bourriau, Janine, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1993-

        Book Optional

      2. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms - Aston, Barbara G., Universität Heidelberg, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1994

        Book Optional

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

        Book Optional

      4. Old Kingdom Basalt Quarrying Activities at Widan el-Faras, Northern Faiyum Desert - Elizabeth Bloxam and Per Storemyr

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      5. Mumienporträts: Chronologie und kultureller Kontext - Borg, Barbara, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut c1996

        Book Optional

      6. Painted Funerary Portraits - B. Borg 2010

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      7. Graffiti (figural) - E. Cruz-Uribe 2008

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      8. Portrait versus Ideal Image - D. Laboury 2010

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      9. Pottery Making in Upper Egypt: An Ethnoarchaeological Study - Paul Nicholson and Helen Patterson Oct., 1985

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      10. Ceramic Technology in Upper Egypt: A Study of Pottery Firing - Paul T. Nicholson and Helen L. Patterson Jun., 1989

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      11. Kilns and firing structures - P. T. Nicholson 2010

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      12. How the Ancient Egyptians Brewed Beer - Williams, Nigel

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      13. Glass production - A. Shortland 2009

        Chapter Optional Electronic resource

      14. The wearing of sandals in Old Kingdom tomb decoration - , R. Siebels 1990-, 1996

        Article Optional Digitised reading

      15. The sociology of art: a reader - Tanner, Jeremy 2003

        Book Optional

      16. Egyptian models and scenes - Tooley, Angela M. J. c1995

        Book Optional

      17. Elite art and architecture - Bruce G. Trigger

        Chapter Optional

      18. Manuel d'archéologie égyptienne - Vandier, Jacques 1952-78

        Book Optional

      19. A manual of Egyptian pottery - Wodzińska, Anna 2009-2010

        Book Optional

  8. Lecture 7: Methods and theories in Egyptian archaeology (group 1) and visit to the Petrie Museum (group 2) 44 items
    1. Essential reading: theories and methods 2 items
      1. Egyptian archaeology: definitions and history - Kathryn A. Bard

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. Common sense is not enough - Matthew Johnson

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Other reading: theories and methods 12 items
      1. Ancient Egypt and African sources of civilisation - Robin M. Derricourt

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. Ancient Egypt in medieval Arabic writings - O. Eldaly

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      3. Political Systems and Archaeological Data in Egypt: 2600-1780 B.C. - O'Connor, David Jun., 1974

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Theories of state formation - E. C. Kohler

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

      5. Anthropology and Egyptology: a developing dialogue - Lustig, Judith c1997

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      7. Object worlds in ancient Egypt: material biographies past and present - Meskell, Lynn 2004

        Book Recommended

      8. Site survey in Egyptology - S. H. Parcak

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      9. Indigenous Egyptology: The Decolonization of a Profession? - Reid, Donald M. Jun., 1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. Extended reading: theories and methods 14 items
      1. Reading the past: current approaches to interpretation in archaeology - Hodder, Ian, Hutson, Scott 2003

        Book Optional

      2. Archaeological theory: an introduction - Johnson, Matthew 2010

        Book Optional

      3. A companion to social archaeology - Meskell, Lynn, Preucel, Robert W. 2004

        Book Optional

      4. Production and distribution: chapter 15 - Clive Orton, et al.

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      5. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice - Renfrew, Colin, Bahn, Paul G. 2004

        Book Optional

      6. Order, legitimacy, and wealth in ancient states - Van Buren, Mary, Richards, Janet E. 2000

        Book Optional

      7. Afterword - Edward W. Said

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading. The afterword is in the 1995 and later reprints, not in the earlier 1978 edition.

      8. Understanding early civilizations: a comparative study - Trigger, Bruce G. c2003

        Book Optional

      9. A history of archaeological thought - Trigger, Bruce G. 2006

        Book Optional

      10. Egyptology and the social sciences: five studies - Weeks, Kent R., Bietak, Manfred 1979

        Book Optional

      11. State formation in Egypt: chronology and society - Wilkinson, Toby A. H. 1996

        Book Optional

    4. Essential reading: visit to the Petrie Museum 2 items
      1. Ancient Egypt in the Museum: concepts and constructions - C. Riggs

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. Other reading: visit to the Petrie Museum 7 items
      1. Memorabilia: archaeological materiality and national identity in Egypt - F. Hassan

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      2. Egypt in the memory of the world - F. Hassan

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

      3. Introduction: Thinking through things - Martin Holbraad, Sari Wastell, Amiria J. M. Henare

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

      4. The cultural biography of things: commodization as process - I. Kopytoff

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

      5. The intersections of identity and politics in archaeology - L. Meskell 2002

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. Art or archaeology: how display defines the object - Victoria Newhouse

        Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Extended reading: visit to the Petrie Museum 7 items
      1. Digging it! - R. Atkinson 2011

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      2. Hidden hands: Egyptian workforces in Petrie excavation archives, 1880-1924 - Quirke, Stephen c2010

        Book Optional

      3. Re-constructing archaeology: theory and practice - Shanks, Michael, Tilley, Christopher Y. 1992

        Book Optional E-BOOk

      4. New perspectives - S. Stephens 2008

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      5. The Use of the Pharaonic Past in Modern Egyptian Nationalism - Wood, Michael

        Article Optional Electronic journal

  9. Lecture 8: Methods and theories in Egyptian archaeology (group 1) and visit to the Petrie Museum (group 2) 1 item
      • See session 7. Groups switch.

    1. Readings 0 items
      See readings for session 7
  10. Lecture 9: Egyptian society and foreign relations 23 items
    1. Egypt and Canaan during the Middle Bronze Age - Manfred Bietak Feb., 1991

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Social structure and daily life: Pharaonic - E. Frood

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Kinship and Family Relations - M. Campagno 2009

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    4. Social structure and daily life: Graeco-Roman - E. Cruz-Uribe

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Experiencing gender: identity, sexuality and the body - Roberta Gilchrist

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Class and society: position and possessions - W. Grajetzki

      Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

    7. Ethnic diversity in ancient Egypt - M.A. Leahy

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    8. An Archaeology of Social Relations in an Egyptian Village - Meskell, Lynn Sep., 1998

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    9. Canaan in Egypt: Archaeological evidence for a social phenomenon - R. Sparks

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    10. Sex and Gender - D. Sweeney 2011

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    11. Extended reading 13 items
      1. Nubia: corridor to Africa - Adams, William Yewdale 1984

        Book Optional

      2. Relations between Egypt and Kerma during the Middle and New Kingdoms - J. Bourriau

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      3. The Persian occupation of Egypt - E. Bresciani

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      4. Companion encyclopedia of anthropology - Ingold, Tim 2002

        Book Optional

      5. The black Pharaohs: Egypt's Nubian rulers - Morkot, Robert George 2000

        Book Optional

      6. Punt and Aksum: Egypt and the Horn of Africa - J. Phillips 1997

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      7. Egypt, Canaan and Israel in ancient times - Redford, Donald B. [1995], c1992

        Book Optional

      8. Foreigners in Egypt - T. Schneider

        Chapter Optional E-BOOK

      9. The development of rank societies - S. Shennan

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      10. Sociopolitical organization - Bruce G. Trigger

        Chapter Optional

      11. Gender in ancient Egypt - T. Wilfong

        Chapter Optional E-BOOK

  11. Lecture 10: Writing and texts in ancient Egypt 26 items
    1. Language and writing - A. Jeffrey Spencer

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Literature - J. P., Allen

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    3. The Earliest Egyptian Writing: Development, Context, Purpose - J. Baines

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    4. Origins of Egyptian Writing - K. Bard

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

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

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    6. Chapter 1: Hieroglyphs - M. Collier, W. Manley

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    7. Egyptian hieroglyphs - Davies, W. V., British Museum 1987

      Book Recommended

    8. Ancient Egyptian literature - J. L. Foster, A. L. Foster

      Chapter Recommended

    9. Education and Apprenticeship - N. Lazaridis 2010

      Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

    10. Does she or doesn't she? Female literacy in Ancient Egypt - S. B. Shubert

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    11. Scribal Training in Ancient Egypt - Williams, Ronald J. Jun., 1972

      Article Recommended Electronic journal

    12. Libraries and archives: The organization of collective wisdom in ancient Egypt - K. Zinn

      Chapter Recommended Digitised reading

    13. Extended reading 13 items
        • See also 'texts in translation' and 'basic texts'

      1. Between artifacts and texts: historical archaeology in global perspective - Andrén, Anders, Crozier, Alan c1998

        Book Optional

      2. Literacy and Ancient Egyptian Society - John Baines Sep., 1983

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      3. Forerunners of Narrative Biographies - J. R. Baines

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      4. The tyranny of the alphabet - R. Harris

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      5. Ancient Egyptian: a linguistic introduction - Loprieno, Antonio 1996

        Book Optional

      6. What Was an Author? - Nesbit, Molly

        Article Optional Electronic journal

      7. Poetry and culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt: a dark side to perfection - Parkinson, R. B. 2010

        Book Optional

      8. Re-materialising script and image - K. E. Piquette

        Chapter Optional Digitised reading

      9. The Emergence of Writing in Egypt - Ray, John D. Feb., 1986

        Article Optional Electronic journal

  12. Essay 2: How can we approach ancient Egypt through objects? 54 items
      • Choose ONE set of objects from the list below, describe the objects with the help of the Petrie Museum online catalogue and the excavation reports and discuss the relevance of different archaeological contexts for interpretation.
      • Use the sample in order to address wider issues in Egyptian Archaeology, such as society, history, technology, art, texts in archaeology, cultural heritage, methodology or interpretive frameworks.

    1. Set 1 14 items
      1. UC16083: Inscribed pot, clay, Tarkhan, Early Dynastic 2 items
        1. Tarkhan I and Memphis V - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Wainwright, G. A., Gardiner, Alan Henderson 1913

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGE 9 AND PLATES 31.68, 56.76B, 61, 70

        2. Tarkhan: a cemetary at the time of Egyptian state formation - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

          Book Recommended

      2. UC16167: Model boat, wood, Sedment, First Intermediate Period 4 items
        1. Sedment - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Brunton, Guy, British School of Archaeology in Egypt, Egyptian Research Account 1924

          Book Essential PAGE 7 AND PLATES 26.10, 39

        2. Sedment: burials of Egyptian farmers and noblemen over the centuries - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2005

          Book Recommended

        3. Egyptian models and scenes - Tooley, Angela M. J. c1995

          Book Recommended

        4. Sedment - M. Serpico

          Chapter Recommended Digitised reading. ESPECIALLY 108-111.

      3. UC15904: Inscribed vase, alabaster, Koptos, New Kingdom 3 items
        1. Koptos - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Hogarth, D. G. 1896

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 13-15.

        2. Foundation deposits in ancient Egypt - Weinstein, James Morris 1973

          Book Recommended

      4. UC59432: Inscribed bandage, linen, Hawara, Roman period 4 items
        1. Roman portraits and Memphis (4) - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, British School of Archaeology in Egypt, Egyptian Research Account 1911

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 1-5, 22 AND PLATES 13, 24.5

        2. Portraits and masks: burial customs in Roman Egypt - Bierbrier, M. L. c1997

          Book Recommended

        3. The mummy in ancient Egypt: equipping the dead for eternity - Ikram, Salima, Dodson, Aidan 1998

          Book Recommended

      5. UC8009: (1) Figurine, bronze, no provenance, no excavation report. (2) Roasted locusts, Western Desert, Old Kingdom 1 item
        1. Khufu's 'mefat' expeditions into the Libyan Desert - R. Kuper, F. Forster 2003

          Article Essential Digitised reading. OBJECTS ARE DEPICTED ON PAGE 28 TOP RIGHT.

    2. Set 2 15 items
      1. UC16086: Inscribed pot, clay, Tarkhan, Early Dynastic 2 items
        1. Tarkhan I and Memphis V - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Wainwright, G. A., Gardiner, Alan Henderson 1913

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGE 9 AND PLATES 31.71, 61, 70.

        2. Tarkhan: a cemetary at the time of Egyptian state formation - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

          Book Recommended

      2. UC14498: Inscribed statue, stone, Qau, Middle Kingdom 2 items
        1. Antaeopolis: the tombs of Qau - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1930

          Book Essential PAGES 2, 10 AND PLATES 3-4.

      3. UC401: Inscribed relief, limestone, Amarna, New Kingdom 3 items
        1. Tell El Amarna - Petrie, W. M. Flinders c1974

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 8-11 and plates 12.3-4.

        2. Egyptian stelae, reliefs and paintings from the Petrie Collection - Stewart, H. M., Petrie Museum of Egyptology 1976-1983

          Book Recommended VOLUME 1: NEW KINGDOM, PAGE 10, PLATE 6

      4. UC19613: Mummy portrait, encaustic wax, Hawara, Roman period 6 items
        1. Roman portraits and Memphis (4) - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, British School of Archaeology in Egypt, Egyptian Research Account 1911

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 1-5 AND PLATE 6.40.

        2. Portraits and masks: burial customs in Roman Egypt - Bierbrier, M. L. c1997

          Book Recommended

        3. Painted Funerary Portraits - B. Borg 2010

          Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

        4. The mummy in ancient Egypt: equipping the dead for eternity - Ikram, Salima, Dodson, Aidan 1998

          Book Recommended

        5. Portrait versus Ideal Image - D. Laboury 2010

          Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

        6. More images of Mummy portraits available at:

      5. UC27859: (1) Hair, provenance unknown, no excavation report. (2) Seal impressions, clay, Abydos, Middle Kingdom 2 items
        1. A Middle Kingdom town at south Abydos - J. Wegner 2000

          Article Essential Digitised reading. OBJECTS ARE DEPICTED ON PAGE 10 TOP.

    3. Set 3 12 items
      1. UC17754: Mirror, bronze, Qau, Old Kingdom 2 items
        1. Qau and Badari I - Brunton, Guy, Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Gardiner, Alan Henderson, British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1927

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 2-4, 30 AND PLATES 7, 8, 39.10, 45.

        2. Qau and Badari II - Brunton, Guy, Egyptian Research Account, British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1928

          Book Recommended E-BOOK. PLATE 57.

      2. UC18744: Figurine, faience, Harageh, Middle Kingdom 2 items
        1. Harageh - Engelbach, Reginald, Gunn, Battiscombe G., Egyptian Research Account, British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1923

          Book Essential PAGE 12 AND PLATES 14.6, 61.

        2. Harageh: an Egyptian burial ground for the rich, around 1800 BC - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

          Book Recommended

      3. UC14375: Inscribed block, sandstone, Thebes, New Kingdom 1 item
        1. Six temples at Thebes, 1896 - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Spiegelberg, Wilhelm 1897

          Book Essential PAGES 16 FOLLOWING AND PLATE 17.11.

      4. UC59441: Inscribed label, wood, Hawara, Roman period 4 items
        1. Roman portraits and Memphis (4) - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, British School of Archaeology in Egypt, Egyptian Research Account 1911

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 1-5, 22 AND PLATES 13, 24.16.

        2. Portraits and masks: burial customs in Roman Egypt - Bierbrier, M. L. c1997

          Book Recommended

        3. The mummy in ancient Egypt: equipping the dead for eternity - Ikram, Salima, Dodson, Aidan 1998

          Book Recommended

      5. UC28306iv: Sandals, provenance unknown, no excavation report 2 items
        1. The wearing of sandals in Old Kingdom tomb decoration - R. Siebels 1996

          Article Essential Digitised reading

        2. Pharaonic Egyptian clothing - Vogelsang-Eastwood, Gillian 1993

          Book Recommended

      6. Pots, clay, Buto, Predynastic 1 item
        1. Canaanites at Buto in the early fourth millennium BC - D. Faltings 1998

          Article Essential Digitised reading

    4. Set 4 12 items
      1. UC25504: Vase, alabaster, Mostagedda, Old Kingdom 2 items
        1. Mostagedda and the Tasian culture - Brunton, Guy, Morant, G. M. 1937

          Book Essential PAGE 99 AND PLATES 2, 64.4, 46.

        2. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms - Aston, Barbara G., Universität Heidelberg, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut 1994

          Book Recommended

      2. UC18745: Figurine, faience, Harageh, Middle Kingdom 2 items
        1. Harageh - Engelbach, Reginald, Gunn, Battiscombe G., Egyptian Research Account, British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1923

          Book Essential PAGE 12 AND PLATES 3, 14.9, 58.

        2. Harageh: an Egyptian burial ground for the rich, around 1800 BC - Grajetzki, Wolfram 2004

          Book Recommended

      3. UC2157: Mould, clay, Amarna, New Kingdom 2 items
        1. Tell El Amarna - Petrie, W. M. Flinders c1974

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 8-11 and plates 17.296.

      4. UC19608: Mummy portrait, stucco, Hawara, Roman period 5 items
        1. Roman portraits and Memphis (4) - Petrie, W. M. Flinders, British School of Archaeology in Egypt, Egyptian Research Account 1911

          Book Essential E-BOOK. PAGES 1-5, 22 AND PLATE 7.52.

        2. Portraits and masks: burial customs in Roman Egypt - Bierbrier, M. L. c1997

          Book Recommended

        3. Painted Funerary Portraits - B. Borg 2010

          Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

        4. The mummy in ancient Egypt: equipping the dead for eternity - Ikram, Salima, Dodson, Aidan 1998

          Book Recommended

        5. Portrait versus Ideal Image - D. Laboury 2010

          Chapter Recommended Electronic resource

      5. UC51997: (1) Resin, provenance unknown, no excavation report. (2) Inscribed tablet, clay, Tell el-Dab'a, Second Intermediate Period 1 item
        1. Hyksos palace at Avaris - M. Bietak 2011

          Article Essential Digitised reading. PAGE 41, TOP LEFT.

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