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Published by Plus, Università di Pisa in Pisa .
Written in English


  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Ṣaqqārah -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Ṣaqqārah (Egypt) -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementworked out under the scientific direction of the University of Pisa.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesProgetti -- 1, Progetti (Edizioni Plus) -- 1.
ContributionsUniversità di Pisa., Egypt. Jihāz Shuʾūn al-Bīʾah., Italy. Direzione generale per la cooperazione allo sviluppo., Majlis al-Aʻlá lil-Āthār (Egypt)
LC ClassificationsDT73.S3 N67 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination417 p. :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20793069M
ISBN 108884922933

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  The vast archaeological site of Saqqara is located about 30 km (19 mi) south of modern-day Cairo in Egypt and it’s home to the earliest and first documented pyramid, the Unas, the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, the Serapeum, and the burial place of the sacred Apis bulls, ranging from the early Old Kingdom to the Graeco-Roman era.. In December , The BBC reported archaeologists at . Ṣaqqārah, part of the necropolis of the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Cairo and west of the modern Arab village of Ṣaqqārah. The site extends along the edge of the desert plateau for about 5 miles (8 km), bordering Abū Ṣīr to the north and Dahshūr to the south. In. Get this from a library! The North Saqqara archaeological site: handbook for the environmental risk analysis. [Elena Tangheroni Amatori;]. The volume includes full architectural and archaeological descriptions of the Falcon Complex and Catacomb, an illustrated catalogue of the objects which were discovered during the excavation and a discussion (section 5) of the nature of the Falcon cult at North Saqqara, as revealed in the inscriptional material from the by: 8.

: The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara: The Main Temple Complex: The Archaeological Report (Excavation Memoirs) (): Davies, Sue, Smith.   Untouched 4,year-old tomb discovered at Saqqara, Egypt beneath the sand at the archaeological site known as Saqqara. (10 meters) wide north to .   The archaeological excavation of North Saqqara's Sacred Animal Necropolis began in , but it is not until the mid s that significant effort was put into producing comprehensive archaeological reports on the findings. The north Saqqara archaelogical site. Handbook for the environmental risk analysis: Plus: Books - or: Plus.

Christiane Ziegler (born May 3, in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue), is a French Egyptologist, curator, director emeritus of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities of the Louvre Museum and editorial director of the archaeological mission from the Louvre Museum at Saqqara, Egypt. North Saqqara is, for many reasons, a special place. It was special to the ancient Egyptians as the necropolis in which some of the most important figures in Egyptian history were buried, ranging from officials and kings of the Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom to high officials of the Amarna Period and beyond. The Sacred Animal Necropolis at Saqqara is also : Paul T. Nicholson. Buy The Sacred Animal Necropolis at North Saqqara: The Falcon Complex and Catacomb - The Archaeological Report (Excavation Memoirs S.) by Smith, H.S., Davies, S. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : H.S. Smith, S. Davies. Book Collection List Title Author Publisher The Duties of the Vizier G.P.F. van den Boorn Keegan Paul The Pyramids Miroslav Verner Grove Press Historical Dictionary of Egypt Joan Wucher King AUC Press Egypt Brfore the Pharaohs Michael A. Hoffman Knopf The North Saqqara Archaeological Site Fabrizio Ago, et al, editors U of Pisa Press.