The Basketry from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Catalogue and Analysis

André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram. With a contribution by Lucy Kubiak-Martens | 2022

The tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor (Egypt) by Howard Carted, yielded over 5000 items. Among the vast number of richly embellished precious objects, such as the…



Byblos. 's Werelds oudste havenstad

David Kertai met bijdragen van Jona Lendering | 2022

Byblos vertelt het bijzondere verhaal van een Libanese havenstad. Een epos dat ruim 8500 jaar geleden begint met een hoofdrol voor zeevaarders en handelslieden, koningen en farao’s, helden en gelukszoekers. Hun verhalen zijn onlosmakelijk verbonden…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…



Tracking the Neolithic in the Near East

Lithic Perspectives on Its Origins, Development and Dispersals

Edited by Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Osamu Maeda & Makoto Arimura | 2022

This book combines the latest studies of Near Eastern Neolithic lithics by leading international archaeologists to develop their analytical potential and advance our understanding of the world oldest farming societies of the Near East in…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…



Mensch-Tier-Verhältnisse in Monjukli Depe

Eine Analyse des sozialen Zusammenlebens in einer neolithisch-äneolithischen Siedlung in Turkmenistan

Jana Eger | 2022

Wie gestaltete sich das soziale Zusammenleben zwischen Menschen und nichtmenschlichen Arten als eine eng verwobene Gemeinschaft in prähistorischer Zeit? In verschiedensten Disziplinen der Geistes-, Sozial- und Lebenswissenschaften werden verstärkt gesellschaftliche Grundannahmen über nichtmenschliche Arten hinterfragt.…



Tomb 26 on Sai Island

A New Kingdom elite tomb and its relevance for Sai and beyond

Julia Budka | 2021

New Kingdom burial customs in Nubia (northern Sudan) are well traceable by means of large cemeteries, in particular Egyptian style rock-cut shaft tombs with pyramidal superstructures. These tombs and their contents have lately been discussed…



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The Basketry from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Catalogue and Analysis

André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram. With a contribution by Lucy Kubiak-Martens | 2022

The tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor (Egypt) by Howard Carted, yielded over 5000 items. Among the vast number of richly embellished precious objects, such as the…



Byblos. 's Werelds oudste havenstad

David Kertai met bijdragen van Jona Lendering | 2022

Byblos vertelt het bijzondere verhaal van een Libanese havenstad. Een epos dat ruim 8500 jaar geleden begint met een hoofdrol voor zeevaarders en handelslieden, koningen en farao’s, helden en gelukszoekers. Hun verhalen zijn onlosmakelijk verbonden…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…



Tracking the Neolithic in the Near East

Lithic Perspectives on Its Origins, Development and Dispersals

Edited by Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Osamu Maeda & Makoto Arimura | 2022

This book combines the latest studies of Near Eastern Neolithic lithics by leading international archaeologists to develop their analytical potential and advance our understanding of the world oldest farming societies of the Near East in…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…



Mensch-Tier-Verhältnisse in Monjukli Depe

Eine Analyse des sozialen Zusammenlebens in einer neolithisch-äneolithischen Siedlung in Turkmenistan

Jana Eger | 2022

Wie gestaltete sich das soziale Zusammenleben zwischen Menschen und nichtmenschlichen Arten als eine eng verwobene Gemeinschaft in prähistorischer Zeit? In verschiedensten Disziplinen der Geistes-, Sozial- und Lebenswissenschaften werden verstärkt gesellschaftliche Grundannahmen über nichtmenschliche Arten hinterfragt.…



Tomb 26 on Sai Island

A New Kingdom elite tomb and its relevance for Sai and beyond

Julia Budka | 2021

New Kingdom burial customs in Nubia (northern Sudan) are well traceable by means of large cemeteries, in particular Egyptian style rock-cut shaft tombs with pyramidal superstructures. These tombs and their contents have lately been discussed…






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