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  1. Basic reading 71 items
    1. Introductions and overviews: Ancient Egypt 19 items
      1. Visual and written culture in ancient Egypt - John Baines 2007

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

      5. Ancient Egyptian chronology - Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David Warburton, Marianne Eaton-Krauss 2006

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

        Book 

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

        Book  E-BOOK

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

        Book 

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

        Book  E-BOOK

      13. Egyptian archaeology - Willeke Wendrich 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book  E-BOOK

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book  E-BOOK

      17. 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. Sources for maps, with useful background and bibliographies 2 items
      1. Cultural atlas of Ancient Egypt - John Baines, Jaromír Málek 2000

        Book 

      2. The Penguin historical atlas of ancient Egypt - Bill Manley, Swanston Graphics Limited 1996

        Book 

    4. 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: sharing our worlds - Joy Hendry 2008

        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 

    5. 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 

    6. 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  OPEN ACCESS E-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

    7. Databases, online catalogues, open access resources, link lists 7 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. Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB): Oxford Online Bibliography

        Website  ACCESS AVAILABLE THROUGH DATABASES LISTING ON UCL LIBRARY SERVICES WEB PAGES

      5. Egyptology Resources Welcome

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

    8. Libraries and other resources 5 items
  2. Session 1 – Concepts of society, archaeological interpretation and the writing of history: An overview 52 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Introduction - J. Assmann

        Chapter Essential

      2. Introduction - V. E. Bonnell, L. Hunt

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      3. Microhistory - Moreno García, Juan Carlos

        Webpage Essential Electronic resource

    2. Society and culture, and the study of past societies and cultures: General 6 items
      1. Sociology and culture - Bennett, T.

        Chapter 

      2. The interpretation of cultures: selected essays - Geertz, Clifford. c1973.

        Book  e-book

      3. Introduction to culture - Ingold, T.

        Chapter 

      4. The concepts of culture - Sewell, W.H.

        Chapter  e-book

    3. Writing history: Cultural history 5 items
      1. 4. A new paradigm? - P. Burke

        Chapter 

      2. Cultural history: between practices and representations - Roger Chartier 1993

        Book  pp. 1-16

      3. From social history to the history of society - Hobsbawm, E.J. 1972

        Chapter 

    4. Writing history: Microhistory 4 items
      1. The return of Martin Guerre - Natalie Zemon Davis 1983

        Book 

      2. Montaillou: Cathars and Catholics in a French village, 1294-1324 - Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Barbara Bray 1980

        Book 

      3. Small worlds: method, meaning, and narrative in microhistory - James Brooks, Christopher R. DeCorse, John Walton 2008

        Book 

    5. Writing history: Historical anthropology and sociology 3 items
      1. Outline of a theory of practice - Pierre Bourdieu, Richard Nice 2013, c1972 (electronic resource)

        Book  E-BOOK

    6. Ethnoarchaeology: Theory and methods 8 items
      1. Ethnoarchaeology in action - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book  E-BOOK

      2. Thinking from things: essays in the philosophy of archaeology - Alison Wylie c2002

        Book  Electronic journal

    7. Ethnoarchaeology and the 'survivalist' perspective: examples from Egypt 8 items
      1. The fellahin of Upper Egypt - Winifred S. Blackman c2000

        Book 

      2. The potters of Deir Mawas, an ethnoarchaeological study - P. T. Nicholson

        Chapter 

      3. The world according to basketry: an ethno-archaeological interpretation of basketry production in Egypt - Willeke Wendrich 1999

        Book  E-BOOK. CHAPTER 2, THE FABRIC OF ARCHAEOLOGY, PP. 5-23.

    8. Egyptology and the social sciences 4 items
      1. Egyptology and the social sciences: thirty years on - J. Baines

        Chapter 

      2. Egyptian archaeology and social anthropology - R. Bussmann

        Chapter  E-BOOK

    9. History and archaeology: written and material culture 11 items
      1. Archaeology and historiography - G. Halsall

        Chapter 

      2. Archaeology and history - M. Johnson

        Chapter 

      3. Archaeology and text - John Moreland 2001

        Book 

      4. The writing of the history of ancient Egypt - D. B. Redford

        Chapter 

      5. Archaeology and ancient history: breaking down the boundaries - Eberhard W. Sauer 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book  E-BOOK

  3. Session 2 – Understanding state formation 71 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. The Egyptian Predynastic and State Formation - Alice Stevenson 12/2016

        Article  Electronic journal

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

        Book  READ CHAPTER 1, CHAPTER 4 AND CHAPTER 7

    2. State formation from Egyptological perspectives 12 items
      1. Predynastic Egypt - Barbara Adams 2011, c1988

        Book 

      2. Protodynastic Egypt - Barbara Adams, Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz 1997

        Book 

      3. Factors of state formation in Protodynastic Egypt - B. Andelkovic

        Chapter 

      4. An introduction to the archaeology of Ancient Egypt - Kathryn A. Bard 2015

        Book  E-BOOK. READ CHAPTER 5: PP. 93-131.

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

        Book  READ CHAPTERS 3-5

      6. Theories of state formation - C. Kohler

        Chapter  E-BOOK

      7. Aspects of early Egypt - A. Jeffrey Spencer, British Museum 1996

        Book 

      8. Before the pyramids: the origins of Egyptian civilization - Emily Teeter, University of Chicago. Oriental Institute. Museum 2011

        Book  OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

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

        Book 

    3. The emergence of writing 2 items
    4. Settlement patterns and the formation of the habitation record 9 items
      1. The Predynastic of Egypt - Fekri A. Hassan 1988-6

        Article  Electronic journal

      2. Town and state in the early Old Kingdom - S. J. Seidlmayer

        Chapter 

    5. The growth of interregional networks 8 items
      1. Egypt and the Levant: interrelations from the 4th through the early 3rd millennium BCE - Edwin C. M. van den Brink, Thomas Evan Levy 2002

        Book 

      2. More corridors to Africa - S. Kropelin, R. Kuper 2007

        Article 

      3. Egypt and Mesopotamia - A. Stevenson

        Chapter  E-BOOK

    6. The Middle Nile Valley in the4th and 3rd millennia BC 4 items
      1. The Nubian past: an archaeology of the Sudan - David N. Edwards 2004

        Book  Read pp 56-74

      2. Early States along the Nile - D O'Connor

        Chapter 

    7. Interpretting the predynastic funerary record 13 items
      1. Elite graves at Hierakonpolis - B Adams

        Chapter 

      2. Measuring social inequality at Armant - W.A. Griswold

        Chapter 

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

        Book 

    8. Key Site: Hierakonpolis 10 items
      1. Ancient Hierakonpolis - Barbara Adams, F. W. Green, Petrie Collection of Egyptian Antiquities c1974

        Book 

      2. Ancient Nekhen: Garstang in the City of Hierakonpolis - Barbara Adams, John Garstang 1995

        Book 

      3. Excavation of the archaic remains east of the niched gate, season of 1981 - Walter Ashlin Fairservis, Jonathan Brookner 1986

        Book 

      4. Hierakonpolis - James Edward Quibell, F. W. Green, W. M. Flinders Petrie, Egyptian Research Account 02/1900

        Book  Part 1

      5. Hierakonpolis - James Edward Quibell, F. W. Green, W. M. Flinders Petrie, Egyptian Research Account 1989

        Book  Vol 1 and 2

      6. See also: www.hierakonpolis-online.org

    9. Key site: Abydos 11 items
      1. See also: https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/amelineau1899ga

         

         

      2. See also: https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/amelineau1904bd3_1

      3. Umm el-Qaab: I: Das prädynastische Königsgrab U-j und seine frühen Schriftzeugnisse - Günter Dreyer, Ulrich Hartung, Frauke Pumpenmeier, Friedel Feindt 1998

        Book 

      4. The royal tombs of the first dynasty: Part 1 - W. M. Flinders Petrie, F. Ll Griffith, Egypt Exploration Fund 1900

        Book 

      5. The royal tombs of the earliest dynasties: Part 2: Extra plates - W. M. Flinders Petrie, F. Ll Griffith, Egypt Exploration Fund 1901

        Book 

      6. Abydos 1 - W. M. Flinders Petrie, Edward Russell Ayrton, C. T. Currelly, Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall 04/1902

        Book 

      7. Abydos 2 - W. M. Flinders Petrie, Edward Russell Ayrton, C. T. Currelly, Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall 04/1902

        Book 

  4. Session 3 – Conceptualising ancient Egyptian kingship (SQ) 35 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Kingship and legitimation - J Richards

        Chapter 

      2. Rank and favour at the early Ramesside court - C Raedler

        Chapter 

      3. Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology - Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer 1996

        Book  Pp 310-311

      4. Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology - Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer 1996

        Book  Pp 527-530

    2. On ancient Egyptian kingship 18 items
      1. Origins of Egyptian kingship - J Baines

        Chapter 

      2. The Flavians: Pharonic kingship between Egypt and Rome - G Capriotti Vittozzi

        Chapter 

      3. Egyptian royal residences: 4. Symposium zur ägyptischen Königsideologie = 4th Symposium on Egyptian Royal Ideology : London, June, 1st-5th 2004 - Rolf Gundlach, John H. Taylor, Symposium zur Ägyptischen Königsideologie 2009

        Book 

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

        Book 

      5. Ancient Egyptian administration - Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia 2013

        Book  Pp 831-899 The Ramesside State Pp 259-261 The Royal Command Pp 259-340 Distinguishing the concept of kingly utterance from juridical or legal "decree"

      6. Kingship and legitimation - J Richards

        Chapter 

      7. Royal authority in Egypt's eighteenth dynasty - Garry J. Shaw 2008

        Book 

    3. Social anthropological studies on ' divine kingship' in Africa 6 items
      1. Divine kingship in Africa - William Buller Fagg, British Museum 1970

        Book 

      2. Dual classification reconsidered: Nyamwezi sacred kingship and other examples - Serge Tcherkézoff c1987 (electronic resource)

        Book  E Book - Read Chapter 4 'Hierarchy and power: Kingship captures the kings' Pp 69-85

    4. Cross-cultural and comparative perspectives 7 items
      1. Religion and power: divine kingship in the ancient world and beyond - Nicole Maria Brisch 2008

        Book 

      2. Rituals of royalty: power and ceremonial in traditional societies - David Cannadine, S. R. F. Price 1987

        Book 

      3. On Kings - David Graeber, 1930- Sahlins, Marshall 2017

        Book  E Book - Pp 1-22

      4. The character of kingship - Declan Quigley 2005

        Book  See the introduction by Quigley, and note the differences in interpretation between Luc de Heusch and Scubia

  5. Lecture 4: Representations of society 58 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Why a theory of social representations? - S. Moscovici

        Chapter Essential

    2. Representations 3 items
      1. Representations of the social: bridging theoretical traditions - Kay Deaux, Gina Philogène 2001

        Book Recommended

      2. The work of representations - S. Hall

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Social representations: explorations in social psychology - Serge Moscovici, Gerard Duveen 2000

        Book Recommended

    3. Studies in Egyptian tomb decoration 25 items
      1. Egyptian art: principles and themes in wall scenes - Leonie Donovan, June B. Anderson 2000

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      3. Memory and knowledge in Egyptian tomb painting - B. Bryan

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Egyptian women of the Old Kingdom and of the Heracleopolitan Period - Henry George Fischer 2000

        Book Recommended

      5. Tomb painting and identity in Ancient Thebes, 1419-1372 BCE - Melinda K. Hartwig c2004

        Book Recommended

      6. The cosmos of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan - Janice Kamrin 1999

        Book Recommended

      7. Portrait versus Ideal Image - Laboury, Dimitri

        Webpage Recommended ELECTRONIC RESOURCE

      8. Ancient Egyptian sexuality - G. Robins 1988

        Article Recommended Paper journal

      9. The wearing of sandals in Old Kingdom tomb decoration - R. Siebels 1996

        Article Recommended Paper journal

      10. Ideal and reality in Old Kingdom private funerary cults - Y. Shirai

        Chapter Recommended

      11. The depiction of wives of tomb owners in the later Old Kingdom - J. Swinton 2003

        Article Recommended Paper journal

      12. Elements pour une semiologie de l'image egyptienne - R. Tefnin 1991

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Agency in Old Kingdom elite tomb programs: traditions, locations and variable meanings - D. Vishak

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS ELECTRONIC RESOURCE

      14. Locality and community in Old Kingdom provincial tombs: The cemetery at Qubbet el Hawa - Vischak, Deborah 2006

        Book Recommended ELECTRONIC RESOURCE

      15. Iconography of Old Kingdom elite tombs: analysis & interpretation, theoretical and methodological aspects - René van Walsem, René van Walsem 2005

        Book Recommended

    4. Key Site: Beni Hassan 15 items
      1. Beni Hasan: Part 4 - F. Ll Griffith, Egypt Exploration Fund 1900

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended

      3. Beni Hasan: Part 3 - F. Ll Griffith, Egypt Exploration Fund 1896

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      4. The cosmos of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan - Janice Kamrin 1999

        Book Recommended

      5. Beni Hassan: Volume I: The tomb of Khnumhotep II - Naguib Kanawati, Linda Evans, Australian Centre for Egyptology 2014

        Book Recommended

      6. Beni Hassan: Volume III: The tomb of Amenemhat - Naguib Kanawati, Linda Evans, Australian Centre for Egyptology 2016

        Book Recommended

      7. Beni Hassan: art and daily life in an Egyptian province - Naguib Kanawati, Alexandra Woods 2010

        Book Recommended

      8. Beni Hassan: Volume II: Two Old Kingdom tombs - Miral Lashien, Anna-Latifa Mourad, Ashraf Senussi, S. Shafik 2016

        Book Recommended

      9. The great inscriptions of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hasan - A. B. Lloyd

        Chapter Recommended

      10. Beni Hasan: Part 1 - Percy E. Newberry, G. Willoughby Fraser, Egypt Exploration Fund 1893

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      11. Beni Hasan: Part 2 - Percy E. Newberry, G. Willoughby Fraser, Egypt Exploration Fund 1894

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      12. Die Felsgräber von Beni Hassan in Mittelägypten - Abdel Ghaffar Shedid 1994

        Book Recommended

    5. Key site: Thebes 13 items
      1. Das Grab des Userhat: (TT56) - Christine Beinlich-Seeber, Abdel Ghaffar Shedid 1987

        Book Recommended

      2. Paintings from the tomb of Rekh-mi-Rēʻ at Thebes - Norman de Garis Davies, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Egyptian Expedition 1935

        Book Recommended

      3. Das Grab des Neferrenpet gen. Kenro (TT178) - Eva Hofmann 1995

        Book Recommended

      4. Overcoming death - the private tombs at Thebes - F. Kampp-Seyfried

        Chapter Recommended

      5. City of the dead: Thebes in Egypt - Lise Manniche c1987

        Book Recommended

      6. The painted tomb chapel of Nebamun - R. B. Parkinson, Kevin Lovelock 2008

        Book Recommended

  6. Lecture 5: Cultural constructions of death 42 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Redefining funerary objects - G. Pinch

        Chapter Essential

    2. Cultural economy of death 4 items
      1. The cultural biography of objects - Chris Gosden, Yvonne Marshall 10/1999

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

    3. Conceptualisations of ancient Egyptian constructions of death 34 items
      1. Some aspects of the non-royal afterlife in the Old Kingdom - J. P. Allen

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Forerunners of narrative biographies - J. Baines

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Man and his double in Egyptian ideology of the Old Kingdom - Andrey O. Bolshakov 1997

        Book Recommended

      4. How much did a coffin cost? The social and economic aspects of funerary arts in Ancient Egypt - K. M. Cooney

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The representations of statuary in private tombs in the Old Kingdom - Marianne Eaton-Krauss 1984

        Book Recommended

      6. The letter to Ikhtay's coffin: oLouvre inv. no. 698 - P. J. Frandsen

        Chapter Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      9. THE LIVING AND THE DEAD IN OLD KINGDOM TOMB SCENES - Kanawati, Naguib

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      10. Tomb robbers and their booty in Ancient Egypt - J. Phillips

        Chapter Recommended

      11. Magic in ancient Egypt - Geraldine Pinch c2006

        Book Recommended

      12. The Valley of the Kings: the decline of a royal necropolis - Nicholas Reeves 1990

        Book Recommended

      13. The mechanics of ancient Egyptian magical practice - Robert Kriech Ritner, University of Chicago. Oriental Institute 1993

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      14. Death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt - John H. Taylor 2001

        Book Recommended

      15. Affairs and scandals in Ancient Egypt - Pascal Vernus 2003

        Book Recommended

      16. The Inspection of a Tomb at Deir El-Medîna (O. Wien Aeg. 1) - L. M. J. Zonhoven 08/1979

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

  7. Week 6: Models of social and spatial organisation: elite and non-elite, court and province, Great and Little traditions 59 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Great and little traditions in Egyptology - Ullmann, Martina [Hrsg.] 2018

        Book Essential Electronic resource

    2. Society and hierarchy (see also section 'Basic Reading') 5 items
      1. Class and stratification: an introduction to current debates - Rosemary Crompton 1993

        Book Recommended ESPECIALLY CHAPTER 1

      2. Some thoughts on the study of hierarchies - M. W. Diehl

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Reassembling the social: an introduction to actor-network-theory - Bruno Latour, American Council of Learned Societies 2005

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      4. The development of rank societies - S. Shennan

        Chapter Recommended

    3. Models of ancient Egyptian social structure 6 items
      1. Order, legitimacy and wealth in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia - J. Baines, N. Yoffee

        Chapter Recommended

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

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. READ PP. 294-317 ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASSIFICATION OF NEW KINGDOM SOCIETY

      3. Legal and social institutions of pharaonic Egypt - D. Lorton

        Chapter Recommended

      4. New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period - D. O'Connor

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended

    4. Understanding literacy in ancient Egypt 4 items
      1. Cultural memory and early civilization: writing, remembrance, and political imagination - Jan Assmann 2011

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. READ PP. 125-131.

      2. Four notes on literacy - J. R. Baines, C. J. Eyre 1983

        Article Recommended

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

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Literature, literacy and literati - L. H. Lesko

        Chapter Recommended

    5. Analyses of ancient Egyptian social structure 23 items
      1. Tomb and social status: the textual evidence - N. Alexanian

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Heqanakht papyri - James P. Allen, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 2002

        Book Recommended

      3. Contextualising Egyptian representations of society and ethnicity - J. Baines

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Kinship and Family Relations - Campagno, Marcelo P

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

      5. Society and individual in early Egypt - D. B. O'Connor

        Chapter Recommended

      6. A model for the political structure of ancient Egypt - E. Cruz-Uribe

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Measuring social inequality at Armant - W. A. Griswold

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Soziale Stellung Und Grablage - Wolfgang Helck 01/01/1962

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      9. Rank, roles and rights - B. S. Lesko

        Chapter Recommended

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

        Book Recommended

      11. Ancient Egyptian administration - Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia 2013

        Book Recommended SEE ESPECIALLY PP. 831-899, PP. 258-261 AND PP. 259-340.

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

        Book Recommended

      13. Society and death in ancient Egypt: mortuary landscapes of the Middle Kingdom - Janet E. Richards 2005

        Book Recommended

    6. Great and Little traditions: social anthropology 6 items
      1. Village studies - L. Dumont, D. Pocock 1958

        Article Recommended

      2. The Logic of Writing and the Organization of Society - Jack Goody 1986

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. ESPECIALLY PP. 22-26.

      3. Little communities in an indigenous civilization - M. Marriott

        Chapter Recommended INST ARCH TEACHING COLLECTION 3770

      4. Demons and the Devil: moral imagination in modern Greek culture - Charles Stewart 1991

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      5. Great and Little traditions - C. Stewart

        Chapter Recommended

    7. References to Great and Little Traditions in Egyptian archaeology 8 items
      1. Egyptian archaeology and social anthropology - R. Bussmann

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. READ PP. 111-135, 141-143.

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

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. READ PP. 541-543.

      4. Religion in Roman Egypt: assimilation and resistance - David Frankfurter c1998

        Book Recommended READ PP. 6-7, 33-36, 87-98.

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

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Tradition and innovation: the Middle Kingdom - J. Wegner

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

    8. Great and Little traditions? Examples from the funerary sphere 5 items
      1. Tomb treasures of the late Middle Kingdom: the archaeology of female burials - Wolfram Grajetzki 2014

        Book Recommended E-BOOK. READ PP. 17-35, 71-81, 147-154.

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

        Book Recommended

      3. The tomb of Senebtisi at Lisht - A. C. Mace, Herbert E. Winlock, Grafton Elliot Smith 1916

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      4. Riqqeh and Memphis 6 - Reginald Engelbach, Margaret Alice Murray, Hilda Petrie, W. M. Flinders Petrie 1915

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

  8. Lecture 7: Quantifying society, agency and everyday life 88 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Private religion at the 'Horizon of the Aten' - A. Stevens

        Chapter Essential

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

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

    2. Social practice, agency and the individual: General 6 items
      1. An Introduction to the work of Pierre Bourdieu: the practice of theory - Pierre Bourdieu, Richard K. Harker, Cheleen Mahar, Chris Wilkes 1990

        Book Recommended

      2. Sociological theory - Richard Munch c1994

        Book Recommended READ CHAPTER 'POWER AND THE REPRODUCTION OF SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND CULTURE: PIERRE BOURDIEU', PP. 139-157.

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

        Book Recommended READ CHAPTER ON 'AGENT AND AGENCY', PP. 3-11.

      4. Toward a Theory of Social Practices - Andreas Reckwitz 05/2002

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      5. Culture & power: the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu - David Swartz 1997

        Book Recommended READ CHAPTER 'HABITUS: A CULTURAL THEORY OF ACTION', PP. 95-116

    3. Social practice, agency and the individual: Egypt 8 items
      1. The mind of Egypt: history and meaning in the time of the Pharaohs - Jan Assmann 2003

        Book Recommended CHAPTERS ON MIDDLE KINGDOM AND NEW KINGDOM PERSONAL PIETY

      2. Society and individual in early Egypt - D. B. O'Connor

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Individual and society in Middle Kingdom literature - R. B. Parkinson

        Chapter Recommended

    4. Religious practices in ancient Egypt: evidence and discussions 19 items
      1. Practical Religion and Piety - John Baines 1987

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Society, morality and religious practice - J. Baines

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Magical practices among the villagers - J. F. Borghouts

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Hieratic papyri in the British Museum: fourth series, oracular amuletic decrees of the late New Kingdom - I. E. S. Edwards, British Museum. Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities 1960

        Book Recommended

      5. Aspects of domestic life and religion - F. M. D. Friedman

        Chapter Recommended

      6. The graffiti on the Khonsu Temple roof at Karnak: a manifestation of personal piety - Helen Jacquet-Gordon, University of Chicago. Oriental Institute 2004

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      7. Household and domestic religion in ancient Egypt - B. Lesko

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

      8. Votive offerings to Hathor - Geraldine Pinch 1993

        Book Recommended

      9. Votive Practices - Pinch, Geraldine

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

      10. The mechanics of ancient Egyptian magical practice - Robert Kriech Ritner, University of Chicago. Oriental Institute 1993

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended

      12. Ex-votos of the Poor - Alan R. Schulman 1967

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      13. Domestic religious practices - Stevens, Anna

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

      14. Female figurines from the Mut Precinct: context and ritual function - Elizabeth A. Waraksa c2009

        Book Recommended

    5. Archaeology and ritual: General introductions 3 items
      1. The Archaeology of Religious Ritual - Fogelin, Lars

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Archaeology, ritual, religion - Timothy Insoll 2004

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended ESPECIALLY INTRODUCTION AND CHAPTER 1

    6. Egyptian 'magic' and 'folk religion' 5 items
      1. How Religious were the Ancient Egyptians? - Barry J. Kemp 1995-4

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      2. Magie et magiciens dans l'Égypte ancienne - Yvan Koenig c1994

        Book Recommended

      3. Magic in ancient Egypt - Geraldine Pinch c2006

        Book Recommended

      4. Through a glass darkly: magic, dreams and prophecy in ancient Egypt - Kasia Maria Szpakowska 2006

        Book Recommended

    7. Egyptian 'folk culture' and daily life 9 items
      1. The archaeology of ancient Egypt: beyond pharaohs - Douglas J. Brewer 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Everyday life in ancient Egypt - Lionel Casson, Lionel Casson c2001

        Book Recommended

      3. Civiltà degli egizi - Anna Maria Donadoni Roveri, Museo egizio di Torino, Istituto bancario San Paolo di Torino c1987-

        Book Recommended

      4. Village life in ancient Egypt: laundry lists and love songs - A. G. McDowell 1999

        Book Recommended

      5. An archaeology of social relations in an Egyptian village - Lynn Meskell 1998-9

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. The material world of ancient Egypt - William H. Peck 2013

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended

      8. Models of daily life in ancient Egypt: from the tomb of Meket-Rēʻ at Thebes - Herbert E. Winlock 1955

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

    8. Key site: Amarna 34 items
      1. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology

        Journal Recommended Electronic journal. ANNUAL EXCAVATION REPORTS ON AMARNA FROM 1977.

      2. Die Wohnhaüser in Tell el-Amarna - Ludwig Borchardt, Herbert Ricke, Fritz Volkmar, Rainer Stadelmann c1980

        Book Recommended

      3. Status Symbols in the Architecture of El-'Amarna - P. T. Crocker 1985

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part 1: The tomb of Meryra - Norman de Garis Davies, Egypt Exploration Fund 1903

        Book Recommended

      5. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part 2: The tombs of Panehesy and Meryra 2 - Norman de Garis Davies, Egypt Exploration Fund 1905

        Book Recommended

      6. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part 3: The tombs of Huya and Ahmes - Norman de Garis Davies, Seymour de Ricci, Egypt Exploration Fund 1905

        Book Recommended

      7. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part IV: Tombs of Penthu, Mahu, and others - Norman de Garis Davies, Egypt Exploration Fund 1906

        Book Recommended

      8. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part 5: Smaller tombs and boundary stelae - Norman de Garis Davies, Egypt Exploration Fund 1908

        Book Recommended

      9. The rock tombs of El Amarna: Part 6: Tombs of Parennefer, Tutu and Aÿ - Norman de Garis Davies, Egypt Exploration Fund 1908

        Book Recommended

      10. Excavations in the royal necropolis at El-'amarna, 1984 - Aly El-Khouly, Geoffrey Thorndike Martin 1987

        Book Recommended

      11. Amarna reports - Barry J. Kemp, Egypt Exploration Society 1984-

        Book Recommended

      12. The city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and its people - Barry J. Kemp 2012

        Book Recommended

      13. A survey of the ancient city of El-'Amarna - Barry J. Kemp, Salvatore Garfi, Egypt Exploration Society c1993

        Book Recommended

      14. Busy lives at Amarna: excavations in the main city : (grid 12 and the House of Ranefer, N49.18) - Barry Kemp, Anna Stevens, Egypt Exploration Society, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research c2010

        Book Recommended

      15. The sacred landscape - M. Mallinson

        Chapter Recommended

      16. The Royal Tomb at el-ʻAmarna - Geoffrey Thorndike Martin, Egypt Exploration Society 1974-1989

        Book Recommended

      17. The Amarna letters - William L. Moran c1992

        Book Recommended

      18. The boundary stelae of Akhenaten - William J. Murnane, Charles Cornell Van Siclen 1993

        Book Recommended

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

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      20. The City of Akhenaten - T. Eric Peet, J. D. S. Pendlebury, Jaroslav Černý, Henri Frankfort 51/1923

        Book Recommended

      21. Tell el-Amarna - J. D. S. Pendlebury 1935

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      22. Tell El Amarna - W. M. Flinders Petrie, A. H. Sayce, F. Ll Griffith, F. C. J. Spurrell 1894

        Book Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOIK

      23. Tell El Amarna - W. M. Flinders Petrie c1974

        Book Recommended

      24. The commoners of Tell el-Amarna - J. Rose, M. Zabecki

        Chapter Recommended

      25. Settlement structure and social interaction at el-Amarna - K. Spencer

        Chapter Recommended

      26. AMARNA - CHRISTIAN TIETZE 1985-01-1

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      27. Amarna (Teil II) - CHRISTIAN TIETZE 1986-01-1

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      28. Amarna: Lebensräume – Lebensbilder – Weltbilder - Christian Tietze, Gustav-Lübcke-Museum Hamm 2010

        Book Recommended

  9. Lecture 8: The past as a resource: Archaism and imitation 51 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. Memory and renewal: the Ethiopian and Saite renaissance - J. Assmann

        Chapter Essential

      2. Consolidation, innovation and renaissance - P. Wilson

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

    2. Mimesis, renaissance, archaism in literary and art theory 6 items
      1. Mimesis: culture, art, society - Gunter Gebauer, Christoph Wulf 1995

        Book Recommended

      2. Mimesis - Matthew Potolsky 2006

        Book Recommended

      3. Renaissance and Renascences - Panofsky, Erwin

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      4. Renaissance and renascences in Western art - Erwin Panofsky, American Council of Learned Societies 1972, c1960

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      5. Archaism, modernism, and the art of Paul Manship - Susan Rather 1993

        Book Recommended

      6. Philosophical hermeneutics and literary theory - Joel Weinsheimer c1991

        Book Recommended READ CHAPTER 6, THE QUESTION OF THE CLASSIC, PP. 124-158

    3. Egyptian Late Period: Royal Sculpture 3 items
      1. Egyptian sculpture of the late period, 700 B.C. to A.D. 100 - Bernard V. Bothmer, Elizabeth Riefstahl, Brooklyn Museum 1969

        Book Recommended

      2. Egyptian royal sculpture of the late period, 400-246 B.C - Jack A. Josephson, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut. Abteilung Kairo 1997

        Book Recommended

    4. Memory and Egyptian attitudes to the past 18 items
      1. A monument of Khaemwaset honoring Imhotep - J. P. Allen

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      2. Ancient Egyptian concepts and uses of the past - J. Baines

        Chapter Recommended

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

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Greco-Roman uses and abuses of Ramesside traditions - R. S. Bianchi

        Chapter Recommended

      5. Representations of the past in New Kingdom literature - H. Fischer-Elfert

        Chapter Recommended

      6. The Royal canon of Turin - Alan H. Gardiner 1959

        Book Recommended

      7. History and stories in ancient Egypt: theoretical issues and the myth of the eternal return - R. B. Gozzoli

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION

      8. Die gute Reputation des Konigs 'Snofru' - E. Graefe

        Chapter Recommended

      9. Awareness of the past in Deir el-Medina - A. McDowell

        Chapter Recommended

      10. The historiography of ancient Egypt - D. B. Redford

        Chapter Recommended

      11. History and Egyptology - D. B. Redford

        Chapter Recommended

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

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION

      13. Chronology and periodization - A. J. Spalinger

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

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

        Book Recommended

    5. Canonisation, classicism and archaism in Egypt 18 items
      1. Five steps of canonization - J. Assmann

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      2. Reuse and Restoration - Brand, Peter

        Webpage Recommended Electronic resource

      3. Replications: archaeology, art history, psychoanalysis - Whitney Davis, Richard W. Quinn c1996

        Book Recommended

      4. Archaism and modernism in the reliefs of Hesy-Ra - W. Davis

        Chapter Recommended

      5. PROLEGOMENA ZUR UNTERSUCHUNG SAITISCHER "KOPIEN" - Peter Der Manuelian 1983

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      6. Remarks on continuity in Egyptian literary tradition - R. Jasnow

        Chapter Recommended OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK

      7. Archaism - J. A. Josephson

        Chapter Recommended E-BOOK

      8. Defining Egyptian literature - A. Loprieno

        Chapter Recommended

      9. Archaism and innovation: studies in the culture of Middle Kingdom Egypt - David P. Silverman, William Kelly Simpson, Josef W. Wegner 2009

        Book Recommended

      10. The elite late period Egyptian tombs of Memphis - Michael Stammers 2009

        Book Recommended ESPECIALLY CHAPTER 6, 'ARCHAISM', PP. 83-88.

      11. Pharaonic renaissance: archaism and the sense of history in ancient Egypt - Francesco Tiradritti, Szépművészeti Múzeum (Hungary) 2008

        Book Recommended

      12. Egyptian saints: deification in Pharaonic Egypt - Dietrich Wildung 1977

        Book Recommended

      13. Imhotep und Amenhotep: Gottwerdung im alten Ägypten - Dietrich Wildung 1977

        Book Recommended

    6. Imitation 3 items
      1. An Egyptian imitation of an imported two-handled jar from the Levant - K. N. Sowada

        Chapter Recommended

  10. Lecture 9: (Re)constructing identities 83 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Introduction - M. Diaz-Andreu, S. Lucy

        Chapter Essential

      2. Identity in Roman Egypt - K. Vandorpe

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

    2. Archaeological, sociological and anthropological approaches to identity 10 items
      1. Ethnic groups and boundaries: the social organization of culture difference - Fredrik Barth 1998

        Book Recommended

      2. Beyond "identity" - Rogers Brubaker, Frederick Cooper 2000

        Article Recommended Electronic journal

      3. Questions of Cultural Identity: SAGE Publications - Stuart Hall, Paul Du Gay 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended E-BOOK

      4. Social identity - Richard Jenkins 2008

        Book Recommended E-BOOK