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Egypt and Africa : Nubia from prehistory to Islam

Author: W V Davies; British Museum Press.; Egypt Exploration Society.
Publisher: London : British Museum Press in association with the Egypt Exploration Society, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egypt and Africa.
London : British Museum Press in association with the Egypt Exploration Society, ©1991
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W V Davies; British Museum Press.; Egypt Exploration Society.
ISBN: 0714109622 9780714109626
OCLC Number: 25608425
Notes: "In July 1991, a splendid new permanent exhibition gallery was opened in the British Museum by Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret. Entitled 'The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Gallery of Egypt and Africa', the exhibition aims to illustrate, with a selection of objects from the Museum's fine collection of antiquities from Egypt and the Sudan, the most important aspects of the history and cultural development of the native African peoples who inhabited the lands of ancient Nubia"--Preface.
Description: x, 320 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 30 cm
Contents: L'archéologie nubienne et soudanaise : passé, présent et futur / Jean Vercoutter (4 p.). --
The National Museum of Nubia at Aswan / Gamal Mokhtar (1 p.). --
Prehistoric hunters, hurders and tradesman in central Sudan : data from the Geili Region / Isabella Caneva (10 p.). --
Néolithique soudanais : les coutumes funéraires / Jacques Reinold (14 p.). --
Relationships between the Central Nile Valley and the eastern Sudan in later prehistory / Anthony E Marks (10 p.). --
At the periphery of the empire : the Gash Delta (Eastern Sudan) / Rodolfo Fattovich (9 p.). --
Trade routes of the ancient Sudan, 3000 B.C.--A.D. 350 / Peter L Shinnie (5 p.). --
Connections between ancient Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa : the evidence of cultivated plants / Roger Blench (3 p.). Burial customs in the Upper Main Nile : an overview / Francis Geus (17 p.). --
A prospectus for exploring the historical essence of ancient Nubia / Bruce Williams (18 p.). --
The development of the "A-Group" culture in northern Lower Nubia / H.S Smith (20 p.). --
Upper Nubia from 3000 to 1000 B.C / Charles Bonnet (6 p.). --
The stone vase deposit at Kerma / Peter Lacovara (11 p.). --
Relations between Egypt and Kerma during the Middle and New Kingdoms / Janine Bourriau (16 p.). --
Counting gifts to the dead : a holistic approach to the burial customs of Lower Nubia using correspondence analysis / Paul J.J Sinclair (20 p.). --
Early states along the Nubian Nile / David O'Connor (21 p.). Te-khet, the cultural and sociopolitical structure of a Nubian princedom in Tuthmoside times / Torgny Säve-Söderbergh (9 p.). --
Iconography and mentality : three remarks on the Kushite way of thinking / László Török (10 p.). --
The Saite and Persian period forts in Dorginarti / Lisa A Heidorn (15 p.). --
Proportion and harmony : the process of planning in Meroitic architecture / Friedrich W Hinkel (14 p.). --
Der Wein- und Ölimport im Meroitischen Reich / Inge Hofmann (12 p.). --
Plateaux de gobelets dans le sépultures de Méroé : un équipement liturgique de la libation isiaque "éthiopienne" / Patrice Lenoble (7 p.). --
The birth of Christian Nubian art : some remarks / Wlodzimierz Godlewski (4 p.). --
"Egypt and Africa" in the British Museum / W.V Davies (7 p.). --
The Napatan Palace at Gebel Barkal : a first look at B 1200 / Timothy Kendall (12 p.). --
Nubia in the New Kingdom : the limits of Egyptian control / Robert G Morkot (8 p.). --
Old Nubian studies : past, present and future / Gerald M Browne (8 p.). --
Early medieval and pre-medieval Soba / Derek A Welsby (8 p.). --
Africa in Egypt : new evidence from Qasr Irbim / Mark Horton (14 p.). --
The United Kingdom of Makouria and Nobadia : a medieval Nubian anomaly / William Y Adams (7 p.).
Other Titles: Nubia from prehistory to Islam
Responsibility: edited by W.V. Davies.


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