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Title LinkThe history of the peoples of the Eastern Desert / edited by Hans Barnard and Kim Duistermaat.
Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2012.
Description xii, 506 p. :  ill., maps ;  29 cm. +  1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Material Monograph Computer file CM
Series ( UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press monographs ; ; monograph 73 )
Series ( Monograph (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA) ; 73.)
Gen. Note Proceedings of a conference held Nov. 25-27, 2008 at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-484) and index.
Contents Contents: Part I. 1. Introduction to Part 1: From Adam to Alexander (500,000-2500 years ago) / H. Barnard -- 2. Contributions to the prehistory of the Eastern Desert, Egypt / P.M. Vermeersch -- 3. The holocene prehistory of the Nubian Eastern Desert / M.C. Gatto -- 4. The journey to the rock art gallery of Bir Nurayet (Sudan) / K. Pluskota -- 5. Boat petroglyphs in Egypt’s Central Eastern Desert / F. Lankester -- 6. Nomads at the Nile: towards an archaeology of interaction / C. Nøser -- 7. Gods in the Red Land: development of cults and religious activities in the Eastern Desert / A.D. Espinel -- 8. Sinai in Egyptian, Levantine and Hebrew (Biblical) perspectives / J.K. Hoffmeier -- 9. Vegetation and management regime continuity in the cultural landscape of the Eastern Desert / G.L. Andersen -- 10. The Eastern Desert tombs and cultural continuity / K. Krzywinski -- 
Contents: 11. The desert dwellers of Marmarica, Western Desert: second millennium BCE to first millennium CE / A.-K. Rieger, T. Vetter and H. Møller -- Part II. 12. Introduction to Part 2: the last 2500 years / H. Barnard -- 13. The Eastern Desert during the Ptolemaic period: an emerging picture / J. Gates-Foster -- 14. Nabataeans in the Eastern Desert during the Roman period / R.Z. Mohamed -- 15. Roman gold mining in the Eastern desert: the mining settlement in Wadi Bakariya / B.J.M. Tratsaert -- 16. A Blemmy by any other name...: a study in Greek ethnography / R.H. Pierce -- 17. Blemmyes, Noubades and the Eastern Desert in late antiquity: reassessing the written sources / J.H.F. Dijkstra -- 18. On the archaeology of the native population of the Eastern Desert in the first-seventh centuries CE / G. Lassønyi -- 19. Results of recent mass spectrometric research of Eastern Desert ware (4th-6th centuries CE) / H. Barnard -- 
Contents: 20. "You shall not see the tribes of the Blemmyes or of the Saracens": on the other ’barbarians’ of the late Roman Eastern Desert of Egypt / T. Power -- 21. Invisible monks, human eyes and the Egyptian desert in late antique hagiography / K.M. Klein -- 22. Desert imagery: Bedouin, monks, demons and hermits around Saint Anthony’s monastery / J.C.M. Starkey -- 23. Nomadism and the monastic life in the Eastern Desert of Egypt / M. Jones -- 24. Towards variability: cultural diversity in economic strategies of Beja peoples / P. Weschenfelder -- 25. The documentation of the cultural heritage of the Bedouin of South Sinai: a pilot study in Serabit al-Khadim / M. Hanna, F. Keshk and S. Aboubakr -- 26. Nominating Suakin a World Heritage Site / M.D.S. Mallinson -- 27. The establishment of a transboundary biosphere reserve in Wadi Allaqi, Egypt / M. al-Aawah and C. De Simone -- 28. Beja innovation and responses to environmental change in the southeastern desert of Egypt / A. Roe -- 
Contents: 29. Giving a voice to the Ababda / M. Abdel-Qadr, W.Z. Wendrich, Z. Kosc and H. Barnard -- 30. Sustainable desert tourism: a tool for competition / S.B. Hassan -- 31. Concluding remarks / J.L. Bintliff and H. Barnard.
Subject LinkEastern Desert (Egypt) -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
LinkDesert people -- Egypt -- Eastern Desert -- History -- Congresses.
LinkDesert people -- Egypt -- Eastern Desert -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
LinkDesert people -- Egypt -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
LinkEastern Desert (Egypt) -- Antiquities, Roman -- Congresses.
LinkExcavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Eastern Desert -- Congresses.
Add.Author LinkBarnard, H.
LinkDuistermaat, Kim.
Add.Author LinkNederlands-Vlaams Instituut in Cairo.

System Number 000663904
ISBN Link9781931745963
Link193174596X

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