Adams, Barbara, 1945-. Elite tombs at Hierakonpolis

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Title: Elite tombs at Hierakonpolis

Published in: Aspects of Early Egypt, edited by Jeffrey Spencer

Published By: Aspects of Early Egypt, edited by Jeffrey Spencer London: British Museum Press, 1996. 1-15 p.: ill.

By line: Barbara Adams

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Early Dynastic Egypt (MR70)

Subjects: History (175); Ceramic technology (323); Miscellaneous structures (349); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: This document covers the Predynastic period through the second dynasty. Only the data that pertain to the Protohistoric through the second dynasty were indexed for OCM (Outline of Cultural Materials) subjects. Barabara Adams describes the 1979 -1985 and 1986 Hierakonpolis expedition which conducted excavations in the Locality 6 cemetery. Maps of the cemetery and some of the elite burials are shown and described. Previous work is also discussed. Adams shows the rise of the elite in Upper Egypt.

Document Number: 8

Document ID: mr70-008

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 6 : Spencer.

Field Date: 1979-1986

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry ; 2004

Coverage Date: circa 5050 B.P.-4650 B.P.(circa 3050 B.C. - 2650 B.C.)

Coverage Place: Egypt

LCSH: Egypt--Antiquities/Egypt--History--To 332 B.C.


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