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Juan Carlos Moreno                                            Garcia Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia
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"Oracles, ancestor cults and letters to the dead: the involvement of the dead in the public and private family affairs in Pharaonic Egypt". In: A. Storch (ed.), Perception of the Invisible : Religion, Historical Semantics and the Role of Perceptive Verbs, Rüdiger Köppe, Cologne, 2010, p. 133-153.

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Dorian Fuller Dorian Fuller
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ADAPTING CROPS, LANDSCAPES, AND FOOD CHOICES: PATTERNS IN THE DISPERSAL OF DOMESTICATED PLANTS ACROSS EURASIA

After the domestication of plants and animals, the subsequent spread of agriculture represented a process of adaptation of both species and landscapes. Crop species moved beyond their original ecological limits, and their range expansion, when successful, was generally the result of adaptive post-domestication genetic changes on the part of the plants, human-induced changes in agricultural landscapes, and the dynamics of cultural food choice. This chapter explores the patterns by which agriculture became established as a consequence of the diffusion of domesticated plants (and sometimes...

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Antonio J. Morales Antonio J. Morales
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Second Season (2016): Freie Universität Berlin Mission to Deir el-Bahari (TT 313, TT 315)

Middle Kingdom Theban Project. Documentation and publication of late Eleventh Dynasty and Middle Kingdom tombs at Thebes. The Middle Kingdom Theban Project will focus on the conservation, reconstruction and management of the tombs of Henenu and Ipi (TT 313, TT 315): landscape, architecture, decoration, texts, and findings from each tomb, etc. In addition, we focus on the documentation, study, and publication of the chapel of Harhotep (CG 28023), another member of the Theban elite in the early Middle Kingdom. In addition, we also concentrate on the role of the tomb owners in the historical...

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Bettina Bader
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Children of other Gods: Social Interactions. In: P.P. Creasman, R.H. Wilkinson (eds), Pharaoh's Land and Beyond - Ancient Egypt and Its Neighbors, Oxford University Press 2017, 80-99.

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Juan Carlos Moreno                                            Garcia Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia
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"Building the Pharaonic state: Territory, elite, and power in ancient Egypt during the 3rd millennium BCE". In: J. A. Hill, Ph. H. Jones, A. J. Morales (eds.), Experiencing Power—Generating Authority : Cosmos and Politics in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Philadelphia, 2013, p. 185-217.

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Studi Poliziani di                                            Egittologia 1 Artists and                                            Painting in Ancient Egypt Studi Poliziani di Egittologia 1 Artists and Painting in Ancient Egypt
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L. Sist, The Use of Colors in Egyptian Statuary

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Peter Scholliers Peter Scholliers
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Food, Drink and Identity. Cooking, Eating and Drinking in Europe since the Middle Ages

" A refreshing addition to the field of food studies … This book makes an important contribution to food studies by placing food in the foreground of identity formation as well as explaining how various groups have used food at various times." (Journal of Social History)

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Hans Barnard Hans Barnard
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The preservation of exposed mudbrick architecture in Karanis (Kom Aushim), Egypt

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Filip Coppens Filip Coppens
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F. Coppens, The Wabet. Tradition and Innovation in Temples of the Ptolemaic and Roman Period

The volume provides an in-depth study of an architectural ensemble that consists of an open court and elevated chapel, better known as the wabet, and forms an essential part of the layout of a dozen temples in Egypt of the Thirtieth Dynasty and the Ptolemaic and Roman era (e.g Philae, Edfu, Dendara, Shanhur, and Deir Shalwit). The volume focuses on the ensemble's location, orientation, and layout, the designations in use to refer to the complex, and the decorative scheme applied to its walls in order to gain a better insight into the activities performed in the complex and its role within...

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Shelley Wachsmann Shelley Wachsmann
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Ahhotep's Silver Ship Model: The Minoan Context

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