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Dendereh 1898 (W Flinders Petrie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108067270
Dendereh 1898 (W Flinders Petrie) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 9781108067270
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Title: Dendereh 1898

Author: Petrie, W Flinders

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2013

Paperback; ISBN: 9781108067270

Volumes: 1; Pages: 188

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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 excavation report, first published in 1900, documents and illustrates the findings made at the cemetery of Dendera, until then neglected by archaeologists in favour of the more famous temple site. The work includes descriptions of the tombs and a chapter by Francis Llewellyn Griffith (1862?1934) on the inscriptions. Also covered are the pottery, funereal furniture and animal catacombs. The discoveries date from the Old Kingdom right through to the Roman period. The extensive section of plates includes plans of the tombs along with drawings and photographs of the many artefacts found within. Petrie wrote prolifically throughout his long career, believing that insights gained from his digs should be shared as swiftly as possible. A great many of his other publications - for both specialists and non-specialists - are also reissued in this series.Table of ContentsIntroduction1. Tombs of the Old Kingdom2. Tombs of VIIth-XIth dynasties3. The pottery4. Funereal furniture5. Catacombs of sacred animals6. The later burials7. Bronzes, glass, and coins8. The inscriptions9. Report on animals10. Report on metals
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