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.
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- 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
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
Part II: List of plates
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
Part III: List of plates
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
Find resources associated with this titleYour search for '' returned .
Type Name Unlocked * Format Size
This title is supported by one or more locked resources. Access to locked resources is granted exclusively by Cambridge University Press to lecturers whose faculty status has been verified. To gain access to locked resources, lecturers should sign in to or register for a Cambridge user account.
Please use locked resources responsibly and exercise your professional discretion when choosing how you share these materials with your students. Other lecturers may wish to use locked resources for assessment purposes and their usefulness is undermined when the source files (for example, solution manuals or test banks) are shared online or via social networks.
Supplementary resources are subject to copyright. Lecturers are permitted to view, print or download these resources for use in their teaching, but may not change them or use them for commercial gain.
If you are having problems accessing these resources please contact email@example.com.
Sorry, this resource is locked