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Aegeans in the Theban tombs

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Published by Peeters in Leuven .
Written in English



  • Egypt,
  • Aegean Sea Region,
  • Thebes (Egypt : Extinct city),
  • Thebes (Extinct city)


  • Tombs -- Egypt -- Thebes (Extinct city),
  • Mural painting and decoration, Egyptian -- Egypt -- Thebes (Extinct city),
  • Egypt -- Relations -- Aegean Sea Region.,
  • Aegean Sea Region -- Relations -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C.,
  • Thebes (Egypt : Extinct city),
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Shelley Wachsmann.
SeriesOrientalia Lovaniensia analecta ;, 20
LC ClassificationsDT73.T3 W33 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 146 p., lxx p. of plates :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2073764M
ISBN 109068310666
LC Control Number88104427

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The subject of Aegeans in Theban tombs has been gated by the Royal Ontario Museum. The tribute dealt with exhaustively,3 however the possibility of scene in the second of these tombs, Amenmose, reassessment continues to be fed by a constant flow (TT 89) has received scant attention,6 yet figures in 1 Main publications: TT = Theban Tomb. All three Underworld Books from the New Kingdom, i.e., the Amduat, the Book of Gates, and the Book of Caverns (henceforth simply Caverns), 1 made it into the Late Period Theban Tomb 33 of Petamenophis. The topic of these books is the travel of the sun god through the underworld and, more importantly, his interactions with its inhabitants. Rehak, P., Aegean Natives in the Theban Tomb Paintings: The Keftiu Revisited, in: The Aegean and the Orient in the Second Millennium The Book of the Dead in the burial chamber of Djehuty (TT 11), Egyptian Archaeology 42 (), The Wall Decoration of Three Theban Tombs . Summary. It is generally asserted that the representations of Aegeans in Theban private tombs cannot be regarded as a reliable historical source, since the gift-bearers of this independent region were depicted by Egyptian artists as tributaries.

I am very happy to say that I have just finished writing my latest book, Lost Tombs of Thebes: Life in Paradise, which will be published by Thames and Hudson. Beautifully illustrated with photographs by Sandro Vannini, the book tells the story of the private tombs in the Theban area at such sites as Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Dra Abu el-Naga, El. AEGEAN NATIVES IN THE THEBAN TOMB PAINTINGS 41 Egyptian paintings datable to ca. BC in absolute terms would coincide with the pottery phases LM/LH IIIA1. 24 At the same time, several Egyptologists have proposed lower chronologies for the 18th Dynasty (e.g., Kitchen, Helck). Most recently, a reassessment of the ultra-high Aegean chronology. The assemblage depicted in the tomb of Senenmut is found in elite burials of the Late Bronze Age I Aegean, and it can be interpreted as a diplomatic gift. The Theban Necropolis is located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor, in well as the more famous royal tombs located in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, there are numerous other tombs, more commonly referred to as Tombs of the Nobles (Luxor), the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the ancient city.

"Aegean Natives in the Theban Tomb Paintings: The Keftiu Revisited," in The Aegean and the Orient in the Second Millennium (Aegaeum 18), edited by E.H. Cline and D. Harris-Cline, Liège & Austin: Université de Liège and the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory, University of Texas at Austin. The early 18th dynasty ( BCE) was the height of international trade, diplomacy and Egyptian imperial expansion. During this time new images of foreigners bearing tribute became popular in the tombs of the necropolis at Thebes, the burial place of the Egyptian elite. This volume analyses the new presentation of foreigners in these s: 4. The Tomb of Amenemhet (Special Publications/The Theban Tomb Series) (v. 1) Hardcover – January 1, by N. de G. Davies (Author), A.H. Gardiner (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Author: N. de G. Davies, A.H. Gardiner. Five Theban Tombs. Being those of Mentuherkhepeshef, User, Daga, Nehemaway and Tati. A unique book. Written by Norman de Garis Davies. Twenty-first memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Published by the Offices of the Egpt Exploration Fund. Printed by William Clowes and sons. 49 pp. + 43 illustrations.