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Miroslav Barta Miroslav Barta
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M. Bárta et al., The tomb of the sun priest Neferinpu (AS 37)

This publication is the latest monographic outcome of a long-term project of survey and research of the archaeological site of Abusir, focusing on a particular set of cemeteries located at Abusir South. So far, four volumes were published on selected tombs and tomb complexes located in Abusir South – Abusir V, Abusir XIII, Abusir XIX and Abusir XXII. The present volume of the Abusir series concentrates on the mastaba of Neferinpu (AS 37). It aims to present primary data and their basic analysis and interpretation acquired during the tomb examination by the Czech Institute of Egyptology...

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Ian                                          Shaw Ian Shaw
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Ancient Egyptian Warfare and Weapons

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Alessio Corsi Alessio Corsi
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The songstress Diesehebsed in the 'Chapel of Osiris-Onnophris in the Persea Tree' in Karnak

"The remains of the small chapel of 'Osiris-Onnophris in the Persea Tree' (Wsir-Wn-nfr Hry-ib pA iSd) lie inside the precinct of the temple of Amun in Karnak, just a few meters from the better known and preserved chapel of 'Osiris Ruler of the Eternity' (Wsir HqA-Dt). This chapel, built by the God's Wife Shepenwepet II, daughter of Pianky (25th Dynasty), has peculiar features: the songstress in the Interior of the Temple of Amun Diesehebsed is represented on the reliefs which cover the walls of the two halls of the chapel. This work is aimed at enlightening the personage of Diesehebsed,...

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Ruth Shahack-Gross
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Formation processes in Philistine hearths from Tell es-Safi/Gath (Israel): An experimental approach

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Ruth Shahack-Gross
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The taphonomy and preservation of wood and dung ashes found in archaeological cooking installations: case studies from Iron Age Israel

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Maria C. Gatto Maria C. Gatto
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Beyond the Shale: Pottery and Cultures in the Prehistory of the Egyptian Western Desert. In Bagnall, Davoli and Hope (eds), The Oasis Papers 6 2013

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Dylan Burns Dylan Burns
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Telling Nag Hammadi's Egyptian Stories

Commissioned critical response to recent articles challenging James M. Robinson's famous account of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Codices in Upper Egypt, 1945.

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Uroš                                          Matić Uroš Matić
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Uroš Matić. 2016. (De)queering Hatshepsut. Binary bind in archaeology of Egypt and kingship beyond the corporeal. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23

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Jack                                          Hunter Jack Hunter
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Engaging the Anomalous: Reflections from the Anthropology of the Paranormal

This review article looks at some of the parallels between the contents of this special issue on the paranormal and insights from the anthropology of religion, the anthropology of consciousness, transpersonal anthropology and the anthropology of the paranormal. The paper introduces the history of anthropology's engagement with the paranormal, from the early evolutionist perspectives of anthropology's pioneers to the most recent experiential approaches of the anthropology of consciousness. The paper concludes by highlighting the potential benefits of a cross-pollination of psychotherapeutic...

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Rune                                          Nyord Rune Nyord
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2014. Permeable containers: Body and cosmos in Middle Kingdom coffins

Middle Kingdom coffins with their extensive programmes of decoration and inscription constitute a rich source for studying Egyptian mortuary conceptions. Over the last decades this material has been the subject of a number of detailed studies, including two typological studies (Willems 1988; Lapp 1993) and a number of monographic case studies of individual coffins (Willems 1996; Meyer-Dietrich 2001, 2006). This surge of interest has gone a long way towards elucidating the religious, and especially ritual, context of the coffins. Nonetheless, certain significant questions are still left...

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