Current Research in Egyptology

Current Research in Egyptology 2017

Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Symposium: University of Naples, “L’Orientale” 3–6 May 2017

Edited by Ilaria Incordino, Stefania Mainieri, Elena D’Itria, Maria Diletta Pubblico, Francesco Michele Rega

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Presents selected papers from the 18th Current Research in Egyptology meeting, held in Naples, 2017. Subjects discussed included Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt, Nubian Studies, Language/Texts, Art/Architecture, Religion/Cult, Field Projects, Museums/Archives, Material Culture, Mummies/Coffins, Society, Technologies, Environment.



Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Aba Island – Sudan – Ahmed Hussein Abdelrahman Adam ;
Livelihood activities and food tradition in Kushite Nubia – Marco Baldi ;
The Valley of the Queens: some preliminary remarks on the social identity of the 18th-dynasty tomb owners – Emanuele Casini ;
Current and past research between Tebtynis and Padua: from sand to aerospace – Giulia Deotto, Ian Begg, Alessandra Menegazzi, Carlo Urbani, Andrea Meleri, Luca Toninello, Luigi Magnini, Laura Burigana, Armando De Guio, Ivana Angelini, Cinzia Bettineschi, Gianmario Molin, Giuseppe Salemi, Paola Zanovello ;
Forgotten treasures: a journey (re)discovering the amulets of the Kerma Culture in the storerooms of the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston and in the Sudan National Museum of Khartoum – Elena D’Itria ;
Tahai’s Secret: a Closer Look at the Coffin Ensemble of Lady Tahai from the ‘Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig’ in Switzerland – Charlotte Hunkeler ;
Three’s a Crowd: the Possibility of Polygyny in New Kingdom Thebes – Ellen Jones ;
‘They were like lions roaring upon the mountain-crests’: Soundscapes of war in New Kingdom Egypt – Uroš Matić ;
The curious case of priest Iufaa. Preliminary remarks on texts on the inner side of the outer sarcophagus – Diana Míčková ;
One More for the Road: Beer, Sacrifice and Commemoration in Ancient Nubian Burials of the Classic Kerma Period – Elizabeth Minor ;
Old Kingdom sarcophagi – The Abusir corpus – Věra Nováková ;
Coffin Text spell 246: A description of the moon in conjunction with the sun – Gyula Priskin ;
Macro-lithic tools and cupules in the Gash Delta (Eastern Sudan): a preliminary study – Francesco Michele Rega ;
Stone architectural elements of the monastery at Manqabad and their typological classification – Anna Salsano ;
The monumental tombs of the Asasif from the 25th-26th dynasties, between «cultural archive» and place of worship – Valeria Tappeti ;
Glazed terracotta decorations from the palace of Natakamani (B1500) at Napata: a typological and iconographical analysis. Italian Archaeological Mission in Sudan at Jebel Barkal (Università Ca' Foscari, Venice) – Salvatore Taurino ;
Egyptian metrics: a morphological approach – Stefano Vittori