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The Oasis papers 6; proceedings. (Dakhleh Oasis project; monograph; 15)

The Oasis papers 6; proceedings. (Dakhleh Oasis project; monograph; 15) by  and Colin A. Hope  Paola Davoli - Hardcover - 2012 - from Gulls Nest Books (SKU: 413064)
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The Oasis papers 6; proceedings. (Dakhleh Oasis project; monograph; 15)

by International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project (6th: 2009: Lecce, Italy) Ed. by Roger S. Bagnall, Paola Davoli, and Colin A. Hope

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Oxbow Books, 2012. Hardbound. New Book. Hardbound. This large book is the fifteenth Egyptological monograph on the Dakhleh Oasis Project, and the proceedings of the sixth international conference of the project. It is edited by Roger S. Bagnall (archeology, New York U.), Paola Davoli (archeology, U. of Salento, Italy), and Colin A. Hope (archeology, Monash U., Australia). It includes work done by archeologists in Egypt's Western Desert and the Fayuum. The book is divided into sections: general archeology; prehistory; pharaonic period; Ptolemaic period; Roman period; Christian. Most of the papers are on prehistory, the Roman, or the Christian era. Contributors come from all over the world. One paper is in German, one is in French; the rest are in English. Sites and topics covered include: Kharga Oasis; Farafra; Gebel Souhan; Wadi Sura; Khargan industry, Nadura Temple; Libyan rock art; 'Ain el-Gazzareen; Ptolemaic pottery; agriculture; cemeteries; Roman Castrum; poll taxes; textiles; Roman border control; conservation of mud plaster and sculpture; decorative painting; church complexes; dating with coinage; Coptic ostraca; hermitages. The book includes black and white photographs and diagrams. Each contributor provides references for their paper, their professional affiliation, and a contact email address. Oversize: 9 x 13. Distributed in North America by The David Brown Book Co. (2012 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Title
The Oasis papers 6; proceedings. (Dakhleh Oasis project; monograph; 15)
Author
International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project (6th: 2009: Lecce, Italy) Ed. by Roger S. Bagnall, Paola Davoli, and Colin A. Hope
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Hardbound
Book condition
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Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1842175246
ISBN 13
9781842175248
Publisher
Oxbow Books
Date published
2012
Pages
499

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