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Ehnasya, The Labyrinth, Gerzeh and Mazghuneh (W Flinders Petrie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108066204
Ehnasya, The Labyrinth, Gerzeh and Mazghuneh (W Flinders Petrie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108066204
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Title: Ehnasya, The Labyrinth, Gerzeh and Mazghuneh

Author: Petrie, W Flinders

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2013

Paperback; ISBN: 9781108066204

Volumes: 1; Pages: 226

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A pioneering Egyptologist, Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942) excavated over fifty sites and trained a generation of archaeologists. This reissue brings together two of the well-illustrated excavation reports that he prepared with collaborators. The first, originally published in 1905, documents his work at Ehnasya (or Herakleopolis Magna), ranging in its coverage from the twelfth-dynasty temple to the houses of the Roman period. The text includes material by C. T. Currelly (1876-1957) on the various cemeteries. The second report, from 1912, records the findings from a number of sites. Petrie discusses the labyrinth located in the Faiyum; Gerald Wainwright (1879-1964) notes the discovery at Gerzeh of early examples of iron and ceramic artefacts; and the cemeteries and pyramids of Mazghuna are examined by Ernest Mackay (1880-1943). Petrie wrote prolifically throughout his long career, and a great many of his other publications are also reissued in this series.Table of ContentsPart I. Ehnasya: Introduction1. The site before the temple2. The temple of the 12th dynasty3. The temple of the 18th dynasty4. The temple of the 19th dynasty5. The later temples6. Description of plates and objects7. The Roman houses8. The pottery9. The cemeteries of Sedment and Gurob10. The site of ButoIndexPlatesPart II. The Labyrinth, Gerzeh and Mazghuneh:1. The site of El Gerzeh2. The sequence dating3. The burials4. Evidences of mutilation of bodies5. The ritual of dismemberment6. The iron beads7. The new types of pottery8. Objects from the pre-dynastic cemetery9. The work at Meydum10. The Labyrinth11. Tombs of the 12th dynasty12. The cemeteries of Mazghuneh13. The south pyramid of Mazghuneh14. The north pyramid of MazghunehIndexPlates.
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