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- DescriptionEgyptologists, art historians, philologists and anthropological archaeologists have long worked side by side in Egypt, but they often fail to understand one ather's approaches. This book aims to introduce students to the archaeological side of the study of ancient Egypt and to bridge the gap between disciplines by explaining how archaeologists tackle a variety of problems. Douglas J. Brewer introduces the theoretical reasoning for each approach, as well as the methods and techniques applied to support it. This book is an essential read for any student considering further study of ancient Egypt.
- Author BiographyDouglas J. Brewer is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois. He is the author (with Emily Teeter) of Egypt and the Egyptians, as well as of numerous other books and articles on Egypt, covering topics from domestication to cultural change and the environment. He has more than thirty years of field work experience in Egypt and is currently researching the cultures and environment of Egypt's deserts.
- Author(s)Douglas J. Brewer
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication20/08/2012
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note70 b/w illus. 11 maps 6 tables
- Weight300 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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