Ancient Nubia

Egypt's Rival in Africa

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Author: David B. O'Connor

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 178

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An informative introduction to the history and culture of ancient Nubia from the Bronze Age through the Christian period. The author places Nubia in its historical and cultural context as an important African civilization. This book accompanied a traveling exhibit of the same name and includes black-and-white photographs of more than 300 objects as well as a selection of color photographs. Detailed line drawings of wall paintings, cemeteries, town plans, and architectural reconstructions help reveal the complexity of Nubian society.

Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors

An Activity Guide

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Author: Marian Broida

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613740395

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Uses activities and handicraft projects to reinforce information about the clothing, architecture, writing, work, food, and religion of the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Nubians, and Hittites who lived in the Near East in ancient times.

Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur

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Author: Hartwig Altenmüller,Nicole Kloth

Publisher: Helmut Buske Verlag

ISBN: 3875489322

Category: History

Page: 382

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M. ABDELRAHIEM, The Inscriptions of the Alabaster Sanctuary of Osiris (Temple of Ramesses II at Abydos) H. ALTENMÜLLER, Der Konvoi der Sonnenschiffe in den Pyramidentexten N. BILLING, Writing an Image – The Formulation of the Tree Goddess Motif in the Book of the Dead, Ch. 59 A. BRAWANSKI, Die Wirbelsäulenverletzungen des Papyrus Edwin Smith (Fall 29–33) V. G. CALLENDER, Queen Tausret and the End of Dynasty 19 M. COENEN, The Documents of Breathing in the Royal Museum of Edinburgh M. FITZENREITER, Richtungsbezüge in ägyptischen Sakralanlagen oder: Warum im ägyptischen Tempel das Sanktuar hinten links in der Ecke liegt (Teil II) CH. GEISEN, Zur zeitlichen Einordnung des Königs Djehuti an das Ende der 13. Dynastie F.-R. HERBIN, Un texte de glorification K. JANSEN-WINKELN, Sprachliche Bemerkungen zu den ""Unterweltsbüchern"" M. EL-KHADRAGY / J. KAHL in collaboration with E.-M. ENGEL, The First Intermediate Period Tombs at Asyut Revisited N. KLOTH, Zur Überlieferung (auto-)biographischer Inschriften im Alten Reich K. KONRAD, Der Ptah des Amenemhet: Zur theologischen Konzeption einer Kniefigur am Opferbecken R. KRAUSS: August Böckh (1785–1867) und andere Autoren über den Beginn des ägyptischen Kalendertages nach Ptolemäus im Almagest S. L. LIPPERT / M. SCHENTULEIT: Ein Webstuhl mit Zubehör: Die spätdemotische Urkunde P. Berlin P 23779+30009 A. MANISALI: ""Imitate but innovate"" oder: Eine Götterbedrohung mit hymnischer Struktur im Papyrus Genf MAH 15274 L. D. MORENZ: Visuelle Poesie als eine sakrale Zeichen-Kunst der altägyptischen hohen Kultur J. F. QUACK: Der pränatale Geschlechtsverkehr von Isis und Osiris sowie eine Notiz zum Alter des Osiris G. ROSATI: A Group of Middle Kingdom Stelae from El Rizeiqat/El Gebelein H. SELIM: Three Unpublished Late Period Statues u.a.m.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Author: Margaret Bunson

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438109970

Category: History

Page: 481

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An A-Z reference providing concise and accessible information on Ancient Egypt from its predynastic cultures to the suicide of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony in the face of the Roman conquest. Annotation. Bunson (an author of reference works) has revised her 1991 reference (which is appropriate for high school and public libraries) to span Egypt's history from the predynastic period to the Roman conquest. The encyclopedia includes entries for people, sites, events, and concepts as well as featuring lengthy entries or inset boxes on major topics such as deities, animals, and the military. A plan and photograph are included for each of the major architectural sites.

Maat, The Moral Ideal in Ancient Egypt

A Study in Classical African Ethics

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Author: Maulana Karenga

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135937664

Category: History

Page: 480

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This work is a critical examination of Maat, the moral ideal in ancient Egypt. It seeks to present Maat in the language of modern moral discourse while at the same time preserving and building on its distinctiveness as a moral ideal capable of inspiring and maintaining ethical philosophic reflection.

Studien Zum Antiken Sudan

Akten Der 7. Internationalen Tagung Für Meroitische Forschungen Vom 14. Bis 19. September 1992 in Gosen/bei Berlin

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Author: Steffen Wenig

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447041393

Category: History

Page: 725

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Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature

BLACKENED BY THEIR SINS: Early Christian Ethno-Political Rhetorics about Egyptians, Ethiopians, Blacks and Blackness

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Author: Gay Byron

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134544006

Category: History

Page: 240

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How were early Christians influenced by contemporary assumptions about ethnic and colour differences? Why were early Christian writers so attracted to the subject of Blacks, Egyptians, and Ethiopians? Looking at the neglected issue of race brings valuable new perspectives to the study of the ancient world; now Gay Byron's exciting work is the first to survey and theorise Blacks, Egyptians and Ethiopians in Christian antiquity. By combining innovative theory and methodology with a detailed survey of early Christian writings, Byron shows how perceptions about ethnic and color differences influenced the discursive strategies of ancient Christian authors. She demonstrates convincingly that, in spite of the contention that Christianity was to extend to all peoples, certain groups of Christians were marginalized and rendered invisible and silent. Original and pioneering, this book will inspire discussion at every level, encouraging a broader and more sophisticated understanding of early Christianity for scholars and students alike.

An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

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Author: Kathryn A. Bard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118896114

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancientEgypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Romanperiods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries andnew illustrations. • Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and siteplans, with additional illustrations in this new edition • Organized into 11 chapters, covering: thehistory of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric andpharaonic chronology and the ancient Egyptian language; geography,resources, and environment; and seven chapters organizedchronologically and devoted to specific archaeological sites andevidence • Includes sections on salient topics such as theconstructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process ofmummification

Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set

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Author: Kevin Shillington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135456690

Category: History

Page: 1912

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Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries ranging from the earliest evolution of human beings in Africa to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this comprehensive three volume Encyclopedia is the first reference of this scale and scope. Also includes 99 maps.

Origini - XXXVI

Preistoria e protostoria delle civiltà antiche - Prehistory and protohistory of ancient civilizations

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Author: Lorna Anguilano,Francesca Balossi Restelli,Baruch Brandl,Salvatore Chilardi,Geoff Emberling,Maria Carmela Gatto,Enrico Giannitrapani,Filippo Iannì,Sara T. Levi,Maria Clara Martinelli,Alessia Masi,Pirhiya Nahshoni,Eliezer D. Oren,Mitchell S. Rothman,Laura Sadori,Giovanni Siracusano,Paola Vertuani,Cristiano Vignola,John Ll. Williams

Publisher: Gangemi Editore Spa

ISBN: 8849280246

Category: Social Science

Page: 260

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THIS ISSUE CONTAINS INVESTIGATING DOMESTIC ECONOMY AT THE BEGINNING OF THE LATE CHALCOLITHIC IN EASTERN ANATOLIA: THE CASE OF ARSLANTEPE PERIOD VIII Cristiano Vignola, Francesca Balossi Restelli, Alessia Masi, Laura Sadori, Giovanni Siracusano KURA ARAXES CULTURE AREAS AND THE LATE 4TH AND EARLY 3RD MILLENNIA BC POTTERY FROM VELI SEVIN’S SURVEYS IN MALATYA AND ELAZIg, TURKEY Mitchell S. Rothman CULTURAL ENTANGLEMENT AT THE DAWN OF THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY: A VIEW FROM THE NILE FIRST CATARACT REGION Maria Carmela Gatto PASTORAL STATES: TOWARD A COMPARATIVE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY KUSH Geoff Emberling A CLAY DOOR-LOCK SEALING FROM THE MIDDLE BRONZE AGE III TEMPLE AT TEL HAROR, ISRAEL Baruch Brandl, Eliezer D. Oren, Pirhiya Nahshoni CASE BASTIONE: A PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT IN THE EREI UPLANDS (CENTRAL SICILY) Enrico Giannitrapani, Filippo Iannì, Salvatore Chilardi, Lorna Anguilano OLD OR NEW WAVES IN CAPO GRAZIANO DECORATIVE STYLES? Sara T. Levi, Maria Clara Martinelli, Paola Vertuani, John Ll.Williams

Fortunes of Africa

A 5,000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour

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Author: Martin Meredith

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471135462

Category: History

Page: 768

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In this vast and vivid panorama of history, Martin Meredith, bestselling author of The State of Africa, follows the fortunes of Africa over a period of 5,000 years. With compelling narrative, he traces the rise and fall of ancient kingdoms and empires; the spread of Christianity and Islam; the enduring quest for gold and other riches; the exploits of explorers and missionaries; and the impact of European colonisation. He examines, too, the fate of modern African states and concludes with a glimpse into their future. This is history on an epic scale.

Musawwarat Es Sufra

A meroitic pottery workshop at Musawwarat es Sufra : preliminary report on the excavations 1997 in courtyard 224 of the great enclosure. III

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Author: David N. Edwards,Fritz Hintze

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447041348

Category: History

Page: 99

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Kush, the jewel of Nubia

reconnecting the root system of African civilization

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Author: Miriam Ma'at-Ka-Re Monges

Publisher: Africa World Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 212

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The great Chiekh Anta Diop gave African culture roots from which one can trace the branches. No African researcher since, however, has provided a comprehensive analysis connecting the ancient Nile Valley civilzation with the African cultural universe. From the pyramids of Egypt to the great walls of Zimbabwe, Western scholars have attributed the achievements of these prodigious indigenous African civilizations to people culturally and geographically alien to Africa. In the case of the ancient Nubian empire of Kush, however, which occupied the southern part of Kemet (ancient Egypt) and all of present-day Sudan, one expects reasonable scholars to attribute this African culture to an African people. Sadly, however, the dogmatic, eurocentric Hegelian analysis of Africa is still alive and well in even the most current research on Nubia and Kush. It is up to African scholars to reconstruct Kushite history using an Afrocentric approach in order to shed light on this vital part of our African heritage. The present much-needed work traces Diop's great "African cultural commonalities" of matriarchy, totemism, divine kingship, and cosmogony to the very core of Kushite culture. This work represents the cutting edge of a new generation of Afrocentric. scholarship whose mandate it is to provide a clearer picture of Africa's true nature and of its genuine contribution to World Civilization.

Expedition

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Archaeology

Page: N.A

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The Arts of Africa

An Annotated Bibliography

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art, African

Page: N.A

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Arts

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arts

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The Humanities

Cultural Roots and Continuities

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Author: Witt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780618045440

Category:

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