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H 290 x W 205 mm

310 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Oct 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology

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Paperback: 9781784914424

Digital: 9781784914431

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Keywords
Egypt; Egyptology; Old Kingdom; Copper Tools

Archaeopress Egyptology 14

Old Kingdom Copper Tools and Model Tools

By Martin Odler

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This volume gathers the textual, iconographic and palaeographic evidence and examines artefacts in order to revise the common view on the use of copper alloy tools and model tools in the Old Kingdom.

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Contents

Introduction; 1. Limits of subject, chronology and chorology; 2. Tools and model tools in archaeological theory; 3. Tools and toilet implements in Ancient Egypt – history of research; 4. Definitions of artefacts; 5. Research tools; 6. Copper tools in Old Kingdom textual and iconographic sources; 7. Archaeological sources – material culture; 8. Tools and toilet implements; 9. Towards a semiosis of tools in the Old Kingdom culture; 10. Conclusion; 11. Case studies; Bibliography; Web sources; Catalogue (online)