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Ancient egyptian coffins : past, present, future

Author: Helen Strudwick; Julie Dawson
Publisher: Oxford ; Philadelphia Oxbow Books 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A multi-disciplinary collection of papers focusing on the development of the coffin in ancient Egypt, the belief systems behind funerary practices involving their use, and new methods and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Strudwick; Julie Dawson
ISBN: 9781785709180 1785709186
OCLC Number: 1083287982
Description: xxiii, 221 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karte
Contents: Uta Siffert: Middle Kingdom mummy shaped coffins: investigating meaning and function Hans-Hubertus Munch: High class coffins? Some remarks on the black coffins of theEighteenth Dynasty from KV40 Lisa Sartini: The black coffins with yellow decoration of the New Kingdom: an original iconographic study Carolina Teotino: The apotropaic entourage of Osiris: The protective genii on sarcophagi and coffins of the Late and the Graeco-Roman Periods Asja Muller: Contextualising Roman Mummy Masks: The Cambridge Collection Andrzej Niwinski : Coffins of the 21-22 Dynasties as a source of information about the sacred landscape of Western Thebes Raphaele Meffre: The funerary ensemble of a Libyan princess of the beginning of the Twenty- second Dynasty and the iconography of early Twenty-second Dynasty cartonnages P. Buscaglia, M. Cardinali, T. Cavaleri, P. Croveri, G. Ferraris di Celle, A. Piccirillo and F. Zenucchini: Nesimenjem and the Valley of the Queens' Coffins Cynthia Sheikholeslami: A Libyan singer in the Karnak temple choir Fruzsina Bartos: Cartonnages with painted and moulded decoration from the Twenty-second Dynasty Susanna Moser :The coffin of the Anthropology Museum in Padua and the others: A peculiar type of Late to Ptolemaic Period wooden anthropoid coffins Yolanda de la Torre Robles: Late Period Coffins from Qubbet el-Hawa tomb 33 Marie Peterkova Hlouchova: Late Period wooden coffins from Abusir Jonathan P. Elias and Carter Lupton: Regional Identification of Late Period Coffins from Northern Upper Egypt Katalin Kothay: On the dating problems of the coffins of Gamhud Lisa Bruno, Anna Serotta and Yekaterina Barbash: Ancient Egyptian Coffins at the Brooklyn Museum: New Insights on Manufacture, History and Treatment Patricia Rigault : The rediscovery and the restoration of the outer coffin of Tanetmit (Louvre N2588) - Twenty-second Dynasty Marco Nicola, Simone Musso and Simone Petacchi: Non-invasive diagnostic techniques in the authentication and study of Egyptian coffins: the case of the anthropoid coffin of Pakharw, son of Panehesy and the cartonnage of Asetirdis in the Stibbert Museum, Florence Eman H.Zidan, Mohamed Gamal Rashed and Sabah Abd el Razzik: The conservation of some "unknown" wooden coffins: Re-contextualizing archaeological context, technical examination and conservation approaches Caroline Cartwright: Identifying Egyptian coffin woods using scanning electron microscopy N.M.N. El Hadidi, S. Darwish, M. Ragab, H. Abd El Gaoudi, S. Abd El-Razik, M. Abd Elrahman and K. Attia: Beyond the Visible, Merging scientific analysis and Traditional methods for the documentation of the anthropoid coffin of Amenemhat T. Cavaleri, P. Buscaglia, M. Cardinali, M. Nervo, M. Pisani, P. Triolo and M. Zucco: Multi and hyperspectral imaging and 3D techniques for discovering Egyptian coffins Alessia Amenta: The restoration of the coffin of Butehamon: New points for reflection from the scientific investigations Nour Mohamed Badr, Mona Fouad Ali, Nesrin M.N. El Hadidi, Hanaa El-Gaoudi, Mohamed Abd El Rahman with Raphaele Meffre: Egyptological and non-destructive analytical study of a Ptolemaic wooden coffin lid from Abusir el-Meleq in The Egyptian Museum, Cairo Antje Zygalski: Coffin lid of an unidentified person from the end of the Third Intermediate Period/beginning of the Late Period: Observations on wood and construction. Kara Cooney: Different patterns of coffin reuse from the Twentieth to Twenty-second Dynasties John H. Taylor: Decoding ancient Egyptian coffins: the judgement of the dead and their eternal destiny.
Responsibility: edited by Helen Strudwick and Julie Dawson.

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