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    DescriptionThis catalog for an exhibit at Chicago's Oriental Institute Museum presents the newest research on the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Periods in a lavishly illustrated format. Essays on the rise of the state, contact with the Levant and Nubia, crafts, writing, iconography, and evidence from Abydos, Tell el-Farkha, Hierakonpolis, and the Delta, were contributed by leading scholars in the field. The catalog features 129 Predynastic and Early Dynastic objects, most from the Oriental Institute's collection, that illustrate the environmental setting, Predynastic and Early Dynastic culture, religion, and the royal burials at Abydos. This volume will be a standard reference and a staple for classroom use.


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    Title
    Before the Pyramids
    Subtitle
    The Origins of Egyptian Civilization
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Emily Teeter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 284
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 290 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 1,134 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781885923820
    ISBN 10: 1885923821
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932.01, 932
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: GN865.E3 U65 2011
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHC, NHG
    Illustrations note
    129 col objects, 196 figs
    Publisher
    Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Imprint name
    Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Publication date
    31 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago