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The archaeology of urbanism in ancient Egypt : from the predynastic period to the end of the Middle Kingdom

Author: Nadine Moeller
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the latest archaeological evidence that makes a case for Egypt as an early urban society. It traces the emergence of urban features during the Predynastic period up to the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nadine Moeller
ISBN: 9781107079755 1107079756
OCLC Number: 949818723
Description: xviii, 430 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Ancient urbanism and the case of Egypt --
Current and past studies of Egyptian settlements --
The environmental setting --
The origins of urban society --
The settlements of the Old Kingdom --
The layout of Old Kingdom houses --
The development of towns during the end of the Old Kingdom and the first intermediate period (ca. 2200-2100 BC) --
The Middle Kingdom: town planning and internal colonization at its height --
House layouts in the Middle Kingdom --
Final conclusions.
Responsibility: Nadine Moeller, University of Chicago.
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'[A] must-have study of the urban character of Egypt ... Incorporating many of Egypt's most recent discoveries and research, this is an essential work on urbanization in early complex societies.' Read more...

 
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