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The Classic Christian Townsite at Arminna West

By Kent R. Weeks

The Classic Christian Townsite at Arminna West
Hardback, 103 pages £8.00
Published: 1967
ISBN: 9781931707152
Format: 337mm x 266mm
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Subjects: Archaeology, Egyptology, Yale Egyptology
Series: Publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt, Yale Egyptological Studies

An illustrated report on the 1963 excavation of a town in Lower Nubia which dated to the Christian Period which reached its zenith between c.AD 850 and 1100. Includes a general discussion of the town's history and its relations with Egypt and the rest of Nubia.

Expedition Staff

List of Figures, Tables, and Plates

Abbreviations and Literature Cited

Director's Preface


Part 1. Introduction: The Place of Arminna West in the History of Lower Nubia

Part 2. Architecture and Stratigraphy

Chapter One: Upper Building Level

Chapter two: Middle and Lower Building Levels

Part 3. The Pottery

Chapter One: Introduction

Chapter Two: Christian and X-Group Pottery

Chapter Three: Meroitic Pottery

Part 4. Small Objects



Kent R. Weeks is professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo.

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 103 pages
 337mm x 266mm

BIC Code:
  HIS002030, HIS026000, SOC003000
 Yale Egyptological Publications


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