By Nicolas Grimal
This is often an account of the increase and fall of the civilization within the Nile Valley, overlaying the 1st human cost (c 120,000 BC) to its conquest by means of Alexander the nice in 333 BC.This is the 1st historical past of old Egypt for 25 yearsBrings jointly the very most recent textual and archaeological evidenceThe index, bibliography and appendices make this a useful reference toolNew advisor to extra analyzing in English specially commissioned for the paperback variation
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30). Their tireless work, using a total station (electronic theodolite integrated with an electronic distance meter [EDM]) through the course of the past decade, resulted in the site maps we publish in this volume. David collected and processed data from subsequent seasons. As Davis and Olney worked on the mapping of the site, I spent my time collecting surface finds and assessing the extremities of the site. It was clear that the southern side of the site came to an abrupt end, with virtually no sherds or sherd scatters and other signs of human occupation south of the tell.
Map of north Sinai (created by Jessica Lim). 5 Another possibility is that ׁשּורrefers to the walllike Cenomanian limestone escarpments of Gebel Halal and Gebel Maghara by which this route passes. Regardless of the precise meaning of this name, the line of the route and its connections between the east end of the Wadi Tumilat and the Negev is clear. 49). 6 This more northern route apparently could not be traversed in earlier times, because the western section of the barrier island was not connected to the mainland (see Chapter 3).
He shared our enthusiasm but declared that this find was too far removed from Tell el-Borg to be from the site—and this matched one of our own reactions. Obviously, this was a matter that required fur16. Hoffmeier, “Tell El-Borg in North Sinai,” EA 20 (Spring, 2002) 18–20. Introduction to the Work at Tell el-Borg 19 ther investigation when we returned in March to begin excavation. We left the site believing that there was more to Tell el-Borg than a cemetery, and the SCA officially extended the size of the concession to include the area south of the west–east access road and the land east of the canal.
A History of Ancient Egypt by Nicolas Grimal