Old Kingdom, new perspectives : Egyptian art and archaeology 2750-2150 BC / edited by Nigel Strudwick and Helen Strudwick.

Oxford, UK ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : Available direct from the David Brown Book Co., c2011.
Conference Name:
Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology Conference (2009 : Cambridge, England)
319 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Egypt -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Congresses.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Congresses.
Introduction / Nigel Strudwick and Helen Strudwick
Recent work in the tomb of Nebkauhor at Saqqara / Abdou el-Kerety
A new Old Kingdom rock-cut tomb from Abusir and its Abusir-Saqqara context / Miroslav Bárta
Mastaba core structure: new data from Fourth Dynasty elite tombs at Abu Rawash / Michel Baud and Eric Guerrier
The art of Egyptian hieroglyphs as seen by the Akhmim painters / V.G. Callender
Two cemeteries for one provincial capital? Deir el-Bersha and el-Sheikh Said in the fifteenth Upper Egyptian nome during the Old Kingdom / Marleen De Meyer
Blocks from the Unas causeway recorded in Cerný's notebooks at the Griffith Institute, Oxford / Andrés Diego Espinel
A spatial metaphor for chronology in the secondary cemeteries at Giza / May Farouk
The decorative programmes of the pyramid complexes of Khufu and Khafre at Giza / Laurel Flentye
Reading the Menkaure triads: part II (multi-directionality) / Florence Dunn Friedman
The death of the democratisation of the afterlife / Harold M. Hays
A new specific tomb type in Abusir? / Jaromír Krejcí
An afterworld for Netjerykhet / Kamil O. Kuraszkiewicz
Re-examining the Khentkaues town / Mark Lehner, Daniel Jones, Lisa Yeomans, Hanan Mahmoud and Kasia Olchowska
Searching for an undistorted template (digital epigraphy in action) / Jolana Malatkova
The "reserve heads": some remarks on their function and meaning / Massimiliano Nuzzolo
The evidence of images: art and working techniques in the mastaba of Mereruka / Gabriele Pieke
The concept of XPRR in Old Kingdom religious texts / Joanna Popielska-Grzybowska
Twisted kilts: variations in aspective representation in Old Kingdom mastaba chapels / Ann Macy Roth
And where are the viscera? reassessing the function of Old Kingdom canopic recesses and pits / Teodozja I. Rzeuska
Fixed rules or personal choice? on the composition and arrangement of daily life scenes in Old Kingdom elite tombs / Nico Staring
Village, town and barracks: a Fourth Dynasty settlement at Heit el-Ghurab, Giza / Ana Tavares
An Old Kingdom bakery at Sheikh Said south: preliminary report on the pottery corpus / Stefanie Vereecken
Why was the Fifth Dynasty cemetery founded at Abusir? / Miroslav Verner and Vladimír Bruna
The economic connection between the royal cult in the pyramid temples and the sun temples in Abusir / Hana Vymazalová
The Ancient Egypt Research Associates settlement site at Giza: the Old Kingdom ceramic distribution / Anna Wodzinska
Zss wad scenes of the Old Kingdom revisited / Alexandra Woods.
Proceedings of the Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology Conference, held May 20-23, 2009 at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Includes bibliographical references.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Strudwick, Nigel.
Strudwick, Helen.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
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