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The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

by Ian Shaw


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ISBN-13: 9780192804587
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/19/2004
Edition description: New
Pages: 552
Sales rank: 355,253
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Ian Shaw studied Archaeology and Egyptology at Cambridge University, gaining a PhD on the archaeological remains at Tell el-Amarna. He later undertook research into Egyptian quarrying and mining sites as a British Academy Research Fellow at New Hall, Cambridge. His other publications include Ancient Egyptian Warfare and Weapons (1992), The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (1995), The Dictionary of Archaeology (1999), and Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (2000)

Table of Contents

List of Platesxi
List of Maps and Plansxiii
List of Contributorsxv
1.Introduction: Chronologies and Cultural Change in Egypt1
2.Prehistory: From the Palaeolithic to the Badarian Culture (c.700,000-4000 BC)16
3.The Naqada Period (c.4000-3200 BC)41
4.The Emergence of the Egyptian State (c.3200-2686 BC)57
5.The Old Kingdom (c.2686-2160 BC)83
6.The First Intermediate Period (c.2160-2055 BC)108
7.The Middle Kingdom Renaissance (c.2055-1650 BC)137
8.The Second Intermediate Period (c.1650-1550 BC)172
9.The 18th Dynasty before the Amarna Period (c.1550-1352 BC)207
10.The Amarna Period and the Later New Kingdom (c.1352-1069 BC)265
11.Egypt and the Outside World308
12.The Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)324
13.The Late Period (664-332 BC)364
14.The Ptolemaic Period (332-30 BC)388
15.The Roman Period (30 BC-AD 395)414
Further Reading438

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