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A pioneering Egyptologist, Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853–1942) excavated over fifty sites and trained a generation of archaeologists. The two excavation reports now reissued here together were written in collaboration with other experts. The first, published in 1907, describes digs at Giza and Rifeh, including the discovery of the Tomb of the Two Brothers, a well-preserved Middle Kingdom burial. The second report, co-authored with Ernest Mackay (1880–1943) and published in 1915, covers work at Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa. Petrie and his collaborators describe how they came to make their discoveries, shedding light on developing archaeological practices used in the early twentieth century. Each report includes a section of valuable illustrative material, such as photographs and drawings of artefacts. Petrie wrote prolifically throughout his long career, and a great many of his other publications - for both specialists and non-specialists - are also reissued in this series.
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- Date Published: September 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108066105
- length: 294 pages
- dimensions: 297 x 210 x 16 mm
- weight: 0.71kg
- contains: 166 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Part I. Gizeh and Rifeh: Introduction
1. The 1st dynasty, Gizeh
2. The 2nd and 3rd dynasties, Gizeh
3. The 4th-6th dynasties, Gizeh
4. The 6th dynasty, Zaraby and Zowyeh
5. The 9th-12th dynasties, Rifeh
6. The soul-houses, Rifeh
7. The 13th-16th dynasties, Rifeh
8. The 18th-20th dynasties, Rifeh
9. The classification of the pottery
10. Saite and later periods
11. The demotic papyri
12. The Coptic manuscripts
Part II. Heliolpolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa: Introduction
1. Heliopolis, the site
2. The early fort of Heliopolis
3. The obelisk of Tahutmes III
4. Later remains at Heliopolis
5. 3rd and 4th dynasty burials
6. Objects in the graves
7. Types of graves
8. The register
9. The small mastabas
11. Wooden coffins
12. 10th and 11th dynasty burials
13. Burials and temple of 25th dynasty
14. Later graves at Kafr Ammar and Atfieh
15. The dam in Wady Gerrawy
17. Skulls from Shurafa
18. Reports on early linens
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