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The Tomb Chamber of HSW The Elder
The Inscribed Material at Kom El-Hisn, Part 1: Illustrations

By David P. Silverman

The Tomb Chamber of HSW The Elder
Hardback, 146 pages £26.00
Published: 1988
ISBN: 9780936770178
Format: 286mm x 221mm
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Subjects: American Research Center in Egypt, Egyptology
Series: American Research Center in Egypt Reports


Egyptologists have often neglected important sites in the Delta, and in the case of the tomb of Hsw (located at the ancient site of Naukratis), the neglect is particularly glaring since the tomb was first recorded by Egyptologists in 1910 but never studied or analyzed. This is the largest and most significant of the monuments of the Pharaonic Period at Naukratis, and its study yields important critical material on the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom. A careful analysis of the tomb provides local variations of Coffin Texts, formulaic inscriptions, and iconographic details.







Foreword

Preface


Introduction

Outline for Illustrations

Figures




David P. Silverman is curator of the Egyptian section at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology




Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 146 pages
ISBN:
 9780936770178
Format:
 286mm x 221mm

BIC Code:
 HDDG
BISAC Code:
  HIS002030, SOC003000
Imprint:
 American Research Center in Egypt


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