Bibliothèque d'étude 155. IFAO, Le Caire, 2012. First edition. In-4, ix & 187 pages. Original hardcover. Condition: new. Summary: "The long-neglected Red Sea shore area has, over the past ten years, yielded a considerable amount of data that has enabled us to understand its specific role in pharaonic times. In 2001, fieldwork resumed in the former harbour of Mersa Gawasis, which was first identified by Abd el-Moneim Sayed in 1977. The rich archaeological and epigraphical findings by a joint American-Italian team demonstrated that the site was used throughout the 12 dynasty as a launching harbour for expeditions to the land of Punt, which lay to the south of the Red Sea....". Contents: Introduction / Dominique Valbelle -- The Pharaonic site of Ayn Soukhna in the Gulf of Suez: 2001-2009 progress report / Mahmound Abd El-Raziq, Georges Castel, Pierre Tallet, Grégory Marouard -- Archaeological investigations at Wadi/Mersa Gawasis, Egypt: 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2009 Field seasons / Rodolfo Fattovich, Kathryn A. Bard -- Ships bound for Punt / Rodolfo Fattovich, Kathryn A. Bard -- Ship remains at Ayn Soukhna / Patrice Pomey -- Ancient Egyptian seafaring ships: archaeological and experimental evidence / Cheryl Ward -- Ship components from Mersa Gawasis: recent finds and their archaeological context / Chiara Zassaro, Claire Calcagno -- Ancient Egyptian stone anchors from Mersa Gawasis / Chiara Zassaro, Mohammed Abd El-Maguid -- New inscriptions from Ayn Soukhna 2002-2009 / Pierre Tallet -- New epigraphic material from Wadi Gawasis / El-Sayed Mahfouz -- Wadi Hammamat and the Sea from the origins to the end of the new kingdom / Annie Gasse -- How to fill in the gaps? New perspectives on exchanges between Egypt and the near East during the early Neolithic period / Yann Tristant -- At the end of the trail? some implications of the mention of turquoise in Egyptian tombs and temples / Julie Masquelier-Loorius -- The Red Sea in Pharaonic Egypt. Assessment and prospects / Pierre Tallet. Language: English. THIS BOOK SHIPS FROM EUROPE, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY (BPF). Relevant subjects: Egypt: Festschriften and Proceedings, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, Language, Texts & Writing.
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