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Excavations Between Abu Simbel and the Sudan Frontier, Part 8
Meroitic Remains from Qustul Cemetery Q, Ballana Cemetery B, and a Ballana Settlement

By N. B. Millet and Bruce B. Williams

Excavations Between Abu Simbel and the Sudan Frontier, Part 8
Hardback, 458 pages £105.00
Published: 1991
ISBN: 9780918986719
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Subjects: Ancient Egypt, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Series: Oriental Institute Nubian Expedition

This volume, the fifth to publish the results of Seele's two seasons of excavations in Nubia, presents Meroitic materials from two large cemeteries and a small settlement at the southern end of Egyptian Nubia. The compactness of the cemeteries and diversity of their materials encouraged the use of a distribution study to distinguish four chronological phases extending from the second century b.c. to the end of the third century a.d. Many complete groups that were found in the cemeteries can be used to trace cultural changes in a region of considerable diversity. A wide range of pottery (especially painted pottery) and small objects trace important developments in the minor arts. Tabular registers detail each group with illustrations selected to help researchers develop new patterns of connection and understanding in Lower Nubia. A chapter on Meroitic inscriptions by Nicholas B. Millet is included.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 458 pages
ISBN:
 9780918986719

BIC Code:
 HD, HDD, HDDG
BISAC Code:
  HIS002030, SOC003000
Imprint:
 Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


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