- Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
- Format: Hardback | 210 pages
- Dimensions: 257mm x 302mm x 25mm | 1,837g
- Publication date: 28 February 2014
- Publication City/Country: Cairo
- ISBN 10: 9774165861
- ISBN 13: 9789774165863
- Sales rank: 543,256
Offering a unique view into one of the most beautiful and complex painted tombs of the ancient Egyptian Theban necropolis, this book is the culmination of a project to document and conserve the Tomb of Menna.
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Melinda Hartwig is an Egyptologist and Associate Professor at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. A specialist in ancient Egyptian painting and mortuary culture, she has directed documentation projects in Egypt for 30 years, the most recent being the tomb of Menna (Theban Tomb 69).She has written numerous articles and books, including Tomb Painting and Identity in Ancient Egypt: 1419-1372 BCE (Turnhout: Brepols) and the forthcoming Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell).