Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis : Thebes, Karakhamun (Tt 223), and Karabasken (Tt 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty, Hardback Book

Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis : Thebes, Karakhamun (Tt 223), and Karabasken (Tt 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty Hardback

Edited by Elena Pischikova

Description

This volume is the first joint publication of the members of the American - Egyptian mission South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the State Ministry for Antiquities and Supreme Council of Antiquities, and directed by the editor.

The Project is dedicated to the clearing, restoration, and reconstruction of the tombs of Karabasken (TT 391) and Karakhamun (TT 223) of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty, and the tomb of Irtieru (TT 390) of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty, on the West Bank of Luxor.

Essays by the experts involved in the excavations and analysis cover the history of the Kushite ruling dynasties in Egypt and the hierarchy of Kushite society, the history of the South Asasif Necropolis and its discovery, the architecture and textual and decorative programs of the tombs, and the finds of burial equipment, pottery, and animal bones.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 312 pages, 80 b/w integrated
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9789774166181

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