Ancient Lives
  • Author : John Romer
  • Release Date : 28 September 1994
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Deir el-Medina (Egypt)
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN 13 : 1854799274

Ancient Lives Book Summary

More than 3000 years ago, a village was established at Thebes, on the west bank of the Nile, to house the workers who created the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. This book relates their quarrels and rivalries, sickness and health, marriages and deaths, and the effects of flood, pillage and war.

Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

Author : John Romer
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Deir el-Medina (Egypt)
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More than 3000 years ago, a village was established at Thebes, on the west bank of the Nile, to house the workers who created the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. This book relates their quarrels and rivalries, sickness and health, marriages and deaths, and the effects of flood, pillage ...

Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

Author : Brian M. Fagan
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Focusing on sites of key significance and the world’s first civilizations, Ancient Lives is an accessible and engaging textbook which introduces complete beginners to the fascinating worlds of archaeology and prehistory. Drawing on their impressive combined experience of the field and the classroom, the authors use a jargon-free narrative ...

Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

Author : Fraser Hunter,Alison Sheridan
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Scotland
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Ancient Lives provides new perspectives on objects, people and place in early Scotland and beyond.This scholarly and accessible volume provides a show-case of new information and new perspectives on material culture linked, but not limited to, Scotland....

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Ancient Bodies Ancient Lives

Author : Rosemary A. Joyce
Publisher : Unknown
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An anthropological report on gender roles in prehistoric times draws on a wealth of recent studies that offers insight into the history of sexual identity as it developed hundreds of thousands of years ago, challenging modern stereotypes and assumptions to explain the different ways in which ancient people defined themselves....

The Inner Lives of Ancient Houses

The Inner Lives of Ancient Houses

Author : J. A. Baird
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : History
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Dura-Europos, on the Syrian Euphrates, is one of the best preserved and most extensively excavated sites of the Roman world. A Hellenistic foundation later held by the Parthians and then the Romans, Dura had a Roman military garrison installed within its city walls before it was taken by the Sasanians ...

Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

Author : Dr. Brian Fagan
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Theory and Methods in Archaeology and Prehistory Written for complete beginners in a narrative style, Ancient Lives is aimed at introductory courses in archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological methods and theory, as well as world prehistory. The first half of Ancient Lives covers the basic principles, methods, and theoretical ...

Embodied Lives

Embodied Lives

Author : Rosemary A. Joyce,Lynn M. Meskell
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Examining a wide range of archaeological data, and using it to explore issues such as the sexual body, mind/body dualism, body modification, and magical practices, Lynn Meskell and Rosemary Joyce offer a new approach to the Ancient Egyptian and Mayan understanding of embodiment. Drawing on insights from feminist theory, ...

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Ancient Lives New Discoveries

Author : John H. Taylor,Daniel Antoine,Marie Vandenbeusch
Publisher : British Museum Publications Limited
Genre : History
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In recent years, British Museum curators have collaborated with scientists and medical experts to find new ways of studying ancient Egyptian mummies. Ever-developing, non-invasive scanning techniques have produced astonishing results, allowing us to understand more clearly how people lived and died in the ancient Nile Valley. Piecing together key biographical ...