Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000 BC-AD 1150
C. 3000 B.C.-A.D. 1150
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Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000 BC-AD 1150 by Geoffrey Thorndike Martin
Book DescriptionThe volume provides a detailed catalogue of 127 stelae (many funerary) deriving from the Nile Valley, now part of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The stelae are written in various scripts - Egyptian hieroglyphic, hieratic and demotic, Carian, Greek, Coptic and early Arabic - and cover a date-range of over 4000 years. Few museums have published their complete holdings of such material, and the carefully described and translated information from these stelae throws a flood of light on the history, religion, funerary customs, art and iconography, daily life and administrative systems of ancient Egypt and Nubia. Each entry has a photograph of the stela as well as a meticulous line-drawing which enables the texts and iconography to be understood and interpreted. Full museological details such as material, precise measurements, provenance (where known), mode of acquisition and dating are provided. The volume will interest specialists as well as a wider public concerned with Egyptology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521842907
(276mm x 219mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Geoffrey Thorndike Martin
Hidden Tombs of Memphis, Paperback (February 1992)
Describes discoveries made since 1976 at Saqqarah outside of Memphis, and the light they shed on ancient Egyptian society.
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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Thorndike Martin
Edwards Professor of Egyptology Emeritus, University College London; Fellow-Commoner, Christ's College, Cambridge
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