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Egyptology Today

Egyptology Today

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by Richard H. Wilkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521682266

ISBN-13: 9780521682268

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Egyptology Today examines how modern scholars examine all aspects of ancient Egypt, one of the greatest of all ancient civilizations. In essays by a team of archaeologists, curators, scholars and conservators who are actively involved in research or applied aspects of Egyptology, this book looks at the techniques and methods that are used to increase our

Overview

Egyptology Today examines how modern scholars examine all aspects of ancient Egypt, one of the greatest of all ancient civilizations. In essays by a team of archaeologists, curators, scholars and conservators who are actively involved in research or applied aspects of Egyptology, this book looks at the techniques and methods that are used to increase our understanding of a distant culture that was as old to the Greeks and Romans as these cultures are to us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521682268
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
1,232,006
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: the past in the present: Egyptology today Richard H. Wilkinson; Part I. Methods: Paths to the Past: 1. Archaeology and Egyptology Kent Weeks; 2. History and Egyptology Donald Redford; 3. Medical science and Egyptology A. Rosalie David; Part II. Monuments: Structures for this Life and the Next: 4. Site survey in Egyptology Sarah Parcak; 5. Epigraphy and recording Peter Dorman; 6. Monument and site conservation Michael Jones; Part III. Art and Artifacts: Objects as Subject: 7. Art of ancient Egypt Rita Freed; 8. Ancient Egypt in museums today Arielle Kozloff; 9. Artifact conservation and Egyptology Susanne Gansicke; Part IV. Texts: The Words of Gods and Men: 10. The Egyptian language James P. Allen; 11. Ancient Egyptian literature John L. Foster and Ann L. Foster; 12. Egyptian religious texts Ronald Leprohon; Afterword: the past in the future: tomorrow's Egyptology Richard H. Wilkinson.

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