By Kathryn A. Bard
This student-friendly creation to the archaeology of historical Egypt courses readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman classes, and has now been up to date to incorporate fresh discoveries and new illustrations.
- beautifully illustrated with images, maps, and location plans, with extra illustrations during this new edition
- equipped into eleven chapters, overlaying: the historical past of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the traditional Egyptian language geography, assets, and atmosphere and 7 chapters equipped chronologically and dedicated to particular archaeological websites and evidence
- contains sections on salient issues comparable to the developing the good Pyramid at Giza and the method of mummification
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Extra info for An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (Second edition)
Many more prehistorians came to work in Egypt and northern Sudan in the 1960s in connection with the construction of the second High Dam at Aswan. Lower (northern) Nubia was eventually flooded by the waters of Lake Nasser, but before this occurred thousands of archaeological sites, from prehistory to the Ottoman period, were recorded and selectively excavated. Archaeologists and scholars from all over the world participated in this monumental undertaking, including prehistorians who had never worked before in Africa.
Paleo-ethnobotanists, who do such analyses, study the origins of agriculture and Neolithic cultures in Egypt, and also provide important economic information about agriculture and plant exploitation in pharaonic Egypt. Ethno-archaeologists study traditional crafts, housing and settlements, farming and food preparation, and other practices in rural Egypt, to help explain archaeological evidence through ethnographic analogy. There are scientists who study ancient deposits of pollen (palynology), which may yield environmental information.
Christie was married to Max Mallowan, a British archaeologist who worked in the Near East. She also set another of her mysteries, Death on the Nile (1937), in modern Egypt. More recently Elizabeth Peters (the pen name for Egyptologist Barbara Mertz) has published a highly successful series set in 23 24 Egyptian Archaeology: Definitions and History Edwardian England and Egypt, including Crocodile on the Sandbank (1975). Peters’s books revolve around the adventures of Amelia Peabody Emerson, an Egyptologist, archaeologist, and sleuth – and wife of an archaeologist whose character is freely based on Flinders Petrie.