Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century: Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, Cairo, 2000, Volume 2

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American Univ in Cairo Press, 2003 - History - 1693 pages
This comprehensive three-volume set marks the publication of the proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Egyptologists, held in Cairo in 2000. This massive and impressive 1693-page work encompasses the research of over 350 of the world's leading Egyptologists--writing in English, French, or German--and contains over 600 illustrations. A dedicated team of editors, proofreaders, and designers worked hard for three years to bring all the disparate elements of this publication--including photographs, tables, graphs, hieroglyphs, hieratic script, and Greek, Arabic, Coptic, and Hebrew fonts--together to create a work that is a benchmark in Egyptological publishing. Organized thematically to reflect the breadth and depth of the material presented at the Congress, these papers provide a survey of current Egyptological research at the dawn of the twenty-first century. The proceedings include the eight 'Millennium Debates' led by esteemed Egyptologists, addressing key issues in the field, as well as nearly every paper presented at the Congress. The 248 papers cover the whole spectrum of Egyptological research, and contain many photographs, maps, and plans, that are published here for the first time. Grouped under the themes of archaeology, history, religion, language, conservation, and museology, these contributions together form the most comprehensive picture of Egyptology today. Contributors include: John Baines, Zahi Hawass, Antonio Loprieno, William J. Murnane, Aly Radwan, Donald Redford, Edna Russmann, Helmut Satzinger, Regine Schulz, W. Kelly Simpson, Hourig Sourouzian, Herman te Velde, Kent Weeks
 

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Contents

E R RUSSMANN
23
ELABBADI On the Transmittance of Egyptian Learning into Greek
59
ABDEL GHANI Antaiopolite Nome and its Administrative Changes
72
F ABOU BAKR The Role of Public Doctors in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt
88
S ALLAM The Tax Exemption of Horemheb
103
New Data
129
A S VON BOMHARD The Egyptian Calendar
143
A Test Case
154
K HARTWIG Style and Visual Rhetoric in Theban Tomb Painting
298
Heiden New Aspects on the Treatment of the Cult Statue
308
P HUBAI Religionswechsel in Ägypten der Römerzeit
316
F H HUSSIEN S SHABAAN Z HAWASS A M SARRY El Din Anthropological
324
The Popular Vision in Egyptian Art
340
KOUSOULIS The Function of hk3 as a Mobilized Form in a Theological
362
J PH LAUER Sur les figurations de hebsed dans le complexe funéraire
377
G MENCI New Evidence for the Use of the Greek Reed Pen in
397

Further Investigation
181
A Dodson The Burial of Members of the Royal Family During
187
EATONKRAUSS Restorations and Erasures in the PostAmarna Period
203
ERTMAN The Identity of the King and Queen on Tutankhamuns
209
GALÁN Amenhotep Son of Hapu as Intermediary between
221
J GEE B3 Sending and Its Implications
230
K GOEBS Níswt nḥḥKingship Cosmos and Time
238
G W GOUDCHAUX Bronze Statuettes of a Prince of Armenia
254
J Cl Goyon Le rituel du shtp shmt au changement de cycle annuel
261
Some Thoughts on Comparisons
269
H GYŐRY Interaction of Magic and Science in Ancient Egyptian Medicine
276
HAGGAG Two Religious Buildings at Byzantine Marea
284
N B Hansen Leaping Lizards Poison Geckos in Ancient
290
A NIWINSKI The Twentyfirst Dynasty on the Eve of
416
J PHILLIPS Egypt Nubia and Ethiopia
434
Poo Egyptology and Comparative Ancient History
448
S Rzepka Methods of Optimising Sculptors Work During
467
G SCANDONE Matthiae Les rapports entre Ebla et lEgypte a lAncien
487
A Shata Damietta as a Gateway to Egypt in Ancient
501
A SUGI The Iconographical Representation of the Sun God
514
détails sur le culte memphite
527
TUCKER Z HAWAss Integrating History and Health for the Roman
543
E J WALTERS Women in the Cult of Isis at Hierakonopolis
558
A Secret Alliance
582
A P ZINGARELLI Local Exchange in New Kingdom Egypt 580
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Zahi Hawass is director-general of the Giza Pyramids and Saqqara. He is the author of The Secrets of the Sphinx (AUC Press, 1998), Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt (AUC Press, 1999) and The Valley of the Golden Mummies (AUC Press, 2000). Lyla Pinch Brock is an archaeologist specializing in epigraphy who has lived and worked in Egypt since 1989. She is the Assistant Director of the Tell Borg Project and Co-Director of the Theban Tombs Project for the Royal Ontario Museum. She is also the illustrator of The Shipwrecked Sailor (AUC Press, 1998).

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