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Australia has been establishing stronger links with Asia—but has been unable to shake off the British monarchy Australia's landmass—which can be viewed as the world's largest ...

Kellis

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James Keenan

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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... (mod. Ismant el-Kharab, Egypt) Large village in the central part of the Dakleh Oasis in the Western Desert. It is under excavation by an Australian team as one component in the larger Dakleh Oasis Project begun in 1978 . Kellis has been the most productive Roman-period site in recent times. Remains include a temple dedicated to Tutu with wall paintings, some dating to the 1st century , and three 4th-century churches; a Christian cemetery; and numerous houses. In these have been found papyrus letters and religious texts in Greek , Coptic ...

Akhmim

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...from ancient Egyptian temples. Attention has been given in recent years to the cemeteries around Akhmim. Although the prehistory of the province is little known, two cemeteries that were dated to the Old Kingdom have been systematically excavated and the data published by the Australian Centre for Egyptology. Hawawish on the eastern bank of the Nile River was the metropolitan cemetery; it contained 884 rock-cut tombs, of which sixty retained most or part of their decoration. Many stelae, coffins, statues, and other materials have also come from the cemetery...

Sennedjem

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...Horemheb , the family of Ay and Sennedjem, including the general Nakhtmin and another “Overseer of (male) Nurses” Senqed (who shared Sennedjem's tomb), fell from power and their monuments were desecrated. Ockinga, Boyo G. A Tomb from the Reign of Tutankhamun at Akhmim . The Australian Centre for Egyptology Reports, 10. Warminster, 1997. Boyo...

Mereruka

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...and the sun god. Duell, Prentice . The Mastaba of Mereruka . 2 vols. Oriental Institute Publications, 31, 39. Chicago, 1938. Harper, Yvonne . Decoration in Egyptian Tombs of the Old Kingdom . London and New York, 1987. Kanawati, Naguib . The Teti Cemetery at Saqqara . Australian Center for Egyptology, 8. Warminster, 1996. Nims, Charles F. Some Notes on the Family of Mereruka . Journal of the American Oriental Society 58 (1938), 638–647. Porter, Bertha , and Rosalind L. B. Moss . Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts,...

Archaeological and Research Institutions

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...Egypt and France 1971 Netherlands Institute for Archaeology and Arabic Studies in Cairo The Netherlands 1971 Austrian Archaeological Institute Austria 1970s Archaeological Section, Italian Cultural Institute Italy 1979 Canadian Institute in Egypt Canada 1989 Australian Centre for Egyptology Australia 1993 Institute for Nautical Archaeology—Egypt United States 1994 McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research United Kingdom Under Maspero, who remained until 1883 , the scholars of the École had begun a program of copying texts and drawing and photographing...

Kinship

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...and New Kingdoms . Chronique d'Égypte 54.108 (1979), 197–217. Study of kinship terms, not reliable in every aspect concerning the extended meanings. Whale, Sheila . The Family in the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt: A Study of Representation of the Family in Private Tombs . Australian Centre for Egyptology Studies, 1. Sydney, 1989. Willems, Harco . A Description of Egyptian Kinship Terminology of the Middle Kingdom c. 2000–1650 B.C . Bijdragen tot de Taal-. Land- en Volkenkunde 139 (1983), 152–168. Good and reliable overview, in English. Detlef...

Queens

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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... Gertrude Thausing . Nofretari: Eine Dokumentation der Wandgemalde ihres Grabes . Graz, 1971. A photographic record of the tomb of Nefertari, queen of Ramesses II, in the Valley of the Queens. Jánosi, Peter . The Queens of the Old Kingdom and Their Tombs . Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 3 (1992), 51–57. Kemp, Barry J. The Harim-Palace at Medinet el-Ghurab . Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 105 (1978), 122–23. Discusses the palace at Medinet el-Ghurab, the ancient harem of Merwer/She, founded by Thutmose III....

Graffiti

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...dynasty at Wadi Maghara in the Sinai, with the names of the pharaohs Sekhemkhet and Zanakht. In prehistoric times, humans hammered or picked out pictures with a hard pebble—for example, of the game they were hunting. Upper Paleolithic people in Europe and the Aborigines in Australia created paints for their pictures, in bright colors. In Egypt, countless hammered, scratched, and ink-drawn graffiti were left by people moving through the deserts, from the time of prehistoric hunter-gatherers until today. A good collection was recorded by Hans Winckler in...

Educational Institutions

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...de Egiptologia in Buenos Aires under the direction of Perla Fuscaldo . This program traces its origins to Abraham Rosenvasser , a self-taught Egyptologist who held many different positions in ancient history departments in Argentina between 1939 and his death in 1983 . In Australia, professor Naguib Kanawati and senior lecturer Boyo Ockinga have developed a fine teaching and research center for Egyptology in the School of History at Macquarie University in New South Wales. The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Auckland,...

Military

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...scenes from the eleventh and twelfth dynasties show defenders on city walls hurling stones at attackers. Throw sticks These wooden implements come in several forms: some are made of a round narrow branch, and others are wider and flatter. The latter type looks much like an Australian boomerang. An interesting statement in the Story of Sinuhe suggests that these weapons did return when thrown. Commenting on Sinuhe's flight to western Asia and subsequent return to Egypt, King Senwosret I says, “Look, Sinuhe has returned as an Asiatic.” The word for...

Egyptology

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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...cosmology are widely discussed. The expansion of public interest and of amateur Egyptology is shown by the rise of organizations such as the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities, local chapters of ARCE (American Research Center in Egypt), and kindred groups in Britain, Australia, Spain, Japan, and elsewhere, and by the emergence of publications such as KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt . Should this survey then end on a note of ebullient optimism, a vision of Egyptology advancing from strength to strength? Alas, that would be naïve and...

Prehistory

Prehistory: c. 6 million years ago - 3100 BCE  

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...or practical (as a form of tally) Speech Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science 1 Science Africa South Africa c. 60,000 years ago 60,000 years ago The first human inhabitants of Australia make the crossing from southeast Asia Pacific Islands The Oxford Companion to Archaeology 1 Science Migration Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Australia and Oceania Society Australia c. 50,000 to 30,000 years ago 50,000 to 30,000 years ago Neanderthals decline in numbers, first in Asia and then in Europe Neanderthal man A Dictionary of Biology 6 Evolution Science c....

2nd century BCE

2nd century BCE: c. 200 BCE - c. 100 BCE  

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...the stirrup stirrups The Oxford Companion to Military History 1 3rd century BCE War Asia South Asia India (the subcontinent) c. 200 BCE 200 BCE Seafarers reach and colonize the Pacific island of Samoa Polynesians A Dictionary of World History 2 3rd century BCE Migration Australia and Oceania Pacific Islands Society c. 200 BCE 200 BCE The oasis city of Palmyra acquires importance on the caravan route between Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean Palmyra World Encyclopedia 1 3rd century BCE Commerce and industry Asia West Asia Lebanon and Syria Society c. 200...

3rd century BCE

3rd century BCE: c. 300 BCE - c. 200 BCE  

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...the stirrup stirrups The Oxford Companion to Military History 1 2nd century BCE War Asia South Asia India (the subcontinent) c. 200 BCE 200 BCE Seafarers reach and colonize the Pacific island of Samoa Polynesians A Dictionary of World History 2 2nd century BCE Migration Australia and Oceania Pacific Islands Society c. 200 BCE 200 BCE The oasis city of Palmyra acquires importance on the caravan route between Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean Palmyra World Encyclopedia 1 2nd century BCE Commerce and industry Asia West Asia Lebanon and Syria Society c. 200...

3100-1000 BCE

3100-1000 BCE: c. 3100 BCE - c. 1000 BCE  

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...made of bronze, survives from a tomb in Mycenaean Greece Mycenaean civilization World Encyclopedia 1 Science War Europe Greece c. 1300 BCE 1300 BCE Seafarers reach and colonize Fiji, lying between Melanesia and Polynesia Polynesians A Dictionary of World History 2 Migration Australia and Oceania Pacific Islands Society c. 1200 BCE 1200 BCE Palaces in Mycenae are destroyed, probably by the so-called Sea Peoples from the west and south coasts of Turkey Mycenaean civilization World Encyclopedia 1 War Europe Greece c. 1300 BCE 1300 BCE Mycenaean merchants...

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