Abusir XXVII. The Mastaba of Werkaure.: Vol. II: Tombs AC 26 and AC 32 (post-Old Kingdom strata) [Hardback]

Jaromir Krejčí (Author); Petra Brukner Havelková (Author)

ISBN: 9788076710955 | Published by: Czech Institute of Egyptology | Series: Abusir Monographs | Volume: 27 | Year of Publication: 2023 | Language: English 344p, H300 x W210 (mm)
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Abusir XXVII. The Mastaba of Werkaure.


The second part of the monograph on the results of the archaeological research of Werkaureś mastaba (AC 26) and its surroundings in central Abusir focuses on the context dating back to the First Intermediate Period the Middle Kingdom, the New Kingdom and the first millenium BC.

The focus of the work is on analyses concerning the secondary burial that developed in the area of tomb AC 26and adjacent tombs of AC 32 during the Third Intermediate Period and the Late Period. A large number of finds and ecofacts were discovered and are comprehensively discussed in this multidisciplinary publication of eight chapters. Along with archaeological and anthropological analyses, analyses of collected samples, using palynological, botanical, zoological, xylotomic, and entomological methods are an importand part of the monograph. The publication presents conclusions concerning the development of the Abusir necropolis after the end of the Old Kingdom Period.

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