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The tomb of the dogs at Asyut : faunal remains and other selected objects / Chiori Kitagawa ; with contributions by Jochem Kahl and Günter Vittmann.

Author/Creator:
Kitagawa, Chiori author.
Publication:
Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016.
Series:
Asyut Project (Series); v. 9.
The Asyut project, 1865-6250 ; volume 9
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 195 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 31 cm.
Subjects:
Tombs -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Animal remains (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Asyūṭ (Egypt) -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Pyramids -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Dogs -- Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Animal remains (Archaeology)
Antiquities.
Dogs.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Pyramids.
Tombs.
Egypt -- Asyūṭ.
Lykopolis/Siout.
Summary:
This study seeks to add to the understanding of the history of Asyut and of archaeofauna by examining the osteofaunal remains from the Tomb of the Dogs on Gebel Asyut al-gharbi, with a particular focus on canids. Its objective is to shed more light on animals in ancient Egyptian society and religion, as well as on the various functions that Gebel Asyut al-gharbi (the western mountain of Asyut) fulfilled throughout the course of history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9783447106665
3447106662
OCLC:
967152463
Publisher Number:
9783447106665
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