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Author Veldmeijer, A. J., author.

Title Sailors, musicians and monks : the leatherwork from Dra' Abu el Naga (Luxor, Egypt) / André J. Veldmeijer ; with contributions by Daniel Polz & Ute Rummel
Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction, p.8 -- The Archaeological Investigations of Dra' Abu el-Naga (by Daniel Polz & Ute Rummel), p.8 -- Area A, p.8 -- Area E, p.12 -- Area G, p.15 -- Area H, p.15 -- Researching Leather, p.19 -- Materials and Methods, p.19 -- Terminology, p.19 -- Quantity and Breakdown by Functional Graups, p.20 -- Provenance (by Daniel Polz & Ute Rummel), p.22 -- Introducrory Remarks, p.22 -- Pravenance of Learher Objecrs According ro Find Numbers (FN), p.23 -- Analysis, p.36 -- Foorwear: Sandals, p.36 -- Eared Sandals, p.36 -- Leather Composire Sandals, p.43 -- Independent Pre-Strap, p.46 -- Foorwear: Shoes, p.51 -- Stubbed- Toe Ankle Shoes, p.51 -- Category XII (Addition ro Montembault's [2000] Classification), p.53 -- Undassified Shoe Fragments, p.55 -- Clothing, p.56 -- Furrıiture, p.61 -- Belts, Straps, Cordage and Related Objects, p.63 -- Book Covers, p.71 -- Mummy-Braces, p.71 -- Musical lnstruments, p.71 -- Waste and Offcuts, p.71 -- Bags and Other Containers, p.71 -- Final Considerations, p.78 -- Bibliography, p.79 -- Catalogue, p.87 -- Footwear: Sandals, p.89 -- Footwear: Shoes, p.112 -- Furniture, p.118 -- Belts, Straps, Cordage and Related Objects, p.130 -- Bags and Other Containers, p.136 -- Book Covers, p.146 -- Mummy-Braces, p.148 -- Clothing, p.155 -- Waste and Offcuts, p.159 -- Musical Instruments, p.164 -- Miscellaneous, p.169 -- Unidenrified, p.171 -- Concordance, p.195
Summary This volume describes, illustrates, and analysis the finds from the excavations at Dra' Abu el-Naga, an important necropolis on the east bank of the Nile in Luxor (Egypt), which was in use from Middle Kingdom times until the early Christian era. Excavations of the site have been conducted by the German Archaeological Institute (DAI). A wide variety of leather objects or objects with leather parts have been discovered, including footwear, musical objects, loincloths as well as parts of furniture. The dating of these objects, mirroring the variety, ranges from Pharaonic to Ottoman. The present w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Leatherwork -- Egypt -- Luxor -- History
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Luxor
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Egypt.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Luxor (Egypt) -- Antiquities
Egypt -- Luxor
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Polz, Daniel, 1957-
Rummel, Ute.
ISBN 9789088904172