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The Cemeteries of Abydos

The Cemeteries of Abydos

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  • Date Published: January 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108061315

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  • Originally published between 1913 and 1914 for the Egypt Exploration Fund, these three excavation reports relating to the necropolis at Abydos are now reissued together in one volume. Following the important work carried out by Flinders Petrie - his two reports on The Royal Tombs (1900–1) and the three-part Abydos (1902–4) are also reissued in this series - Édouard Naville (1844–1926) began further excavation and recording of the site's cemeteries with Thomas Eric Peet (1882–1934) and others. Each report contains a section of valuable illustrative material, such as photographs and drawings of the discovered artefacts. Part 1, covering the 1909–10 season, includes chapters on pottery and mummified dogs. Part 2, written up by Peet, covers all the tomb work carried out between 1909 and 1912. Part 3, co-authored with W. L. S. Loat, covers the 1912–13 season, notably the discovery of an ibis cemetery.

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    • Date Published: January 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108061315
    • length: 378 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.91kg
    • contains: 26 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I: List of plates
    Preface
    1. The mixed cemetery (E) general character
    2. The mixed cemetery - description
    3. Umm el-Ga'ab
    4. The pottery etc. of Umm el-Ga'ab
    5. Report on a small collection of mummy dogs
    6. Description of the plates
    Index
    Plates
    Part II: List of plates
    Preface
    Introduction
    1. The predynastic settlement
    2. The predynastic cemetery U
    3. Cemetery E
    4. Cemetery S
    5. Cemetery D
    6. The north cemetery
    7. The south cemetery
    8. Vaulted tombs of the late dynasties
    9. The well and the dog hypogeum
    10. The inscriptions
    Appendix. Demotic ostraca
    List of museums with objects allotted to them
    Index
    Plates
    Part III: List of plates
    Introduction
    1. The predynastic grain kilns
    2. The tombs of the 3rd and 4th dynasties
    3. The tombs of the Middle Kingdom
    4. The tombs of the XVIIIth dynasty and later
    5. The inscriptions
    6. The ibis cemetery
    List of objects sent to various museums
    Index
    Plates.

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    Édouard Naville, T. Eric Peet

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