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Rami van der Molen
The present volume is the long-awaited concordance to A. de Buck's 1961 seven-volume corpus Egyptian Coffin Texts, of vital importance for our understanding of classical Egyptian magic, grammar and literature.
This study provides the archaeological record and pictorial documentation of ornamental wall painting produced for Assyrian royal residences. It examines the changing trends in the decorative designs and selection of motifs, some with symbolic meaning. Many illustrations are from the excavation ...
This book uses insights from religious studies, literary theory, and the history of science for understanding the Sumerian composition Nanše and the Birds in the context of the Old Babylonian scribal school. It contains editions of all the relevant Sumerian texts.
Ellen Fowles Morris
This volume utilizes both archaeological and textual data pertaining to Egyptian military bases to examine the evolution of Egypt's foreign policy in the New Kingdom. The types of structures erected to house soldiers and administrators in Syria-Palestine, Nubia, and Libya differed in ways that ...
This book describes and classifies deviant behaviour in Pharaonic Egypt as well as society's sanctions in response to it. By downgrading traditional Roman law and considering all types of texts a deeper insight into Egyptian society is gained than has previously been achieved.
Edited by Gary N. Knoppers and Antoine Hirsch
These studies on the history, art, religions, and literature of Egypt and the ancient Near East include discussions of previously unpublished archaeological excavations and ancient inscriptions. Some essays engage specific literary texts; others are comparative, interpreting the finds, art, and ...
Herman Vanstiphout. Edited by Jerrold S. Cooper
This volume presents for the first time both the authoritative Sumerian text and an elegant English translation of four Sumerian epics, the earliest known in any language. The introduction discusses the intellectual and cultural context as well as the poetics and meaning of this epic cycle.
Donald B. Redford
This volume contains a description of the architecture and inscriptional content of the royal tomb, a catalogue of all artifacts, translation and commentary on inscriptions, publication and analysis of pottery, a bio-anthropological report on the human remains, a paleobotanical report, an ...
Andrew H. Gordon and Calvin W. Schwabe
A cross-disciplinary approach suggesting that the origin of ancient Egyptian medicine began with the domestication of cattle in Africa and the attempt to control disease. With the sacrifice of these animals, the Egyptians began to understand anatomy and physiology, which they then applied to humans.
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