Wednesday, October 29, 2008

New Book: Egypt at its Origins 2

Béatrix Midant-Reynes & Yann Tristant have sent out an email announcing the publication of the proceedings of “Egypt at its Origns 2” colloquium (Toulouse, September 2005). I posted about this at the beginning of October but they seem keen to mention it again so here's a reminder:

Egypt at its Origins 2. Proceedings of the International Conference “Origin of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt”, Toulouse, 5-8 sept. 2005.
Midant-Reynes, B. ; Tristant, Y. (eds.) ; Rowland, J. & Hendrickx, S. (coll.), Peeters Publishers, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta (OLA) 172. Leuven/Paris/Dudley, 2008

Abstracts of colloquium “Egypt at its Origins 3” held in London on July-August 2008 are available at the following address:


The proceedings of the Second International Conference about Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt (Toulouse, France, 2005) present the results of the latest research on the rise of the Pharaonic culture in Ancient Egypt. It contains 65 contributions by 80 authors from different countries. The articles in this volume have been organised in nine thematic sections: craft and craft specialisation; physical anthropology; geoarchaeology and environmental sciences; interactions between Upper and Lower Egypt; interactions between the desert and the Nile Valley; foreign relations; birth of writing and kingship; cult, ideology and social complexity; excavations and museums.

Les actes de la Deuxième Conférence Internationale sur l'Égypte pré- et protodynastique (Toulouse, France, 2005) présentent les résultats des recherches les plus récentes sur l'émergence de la culture pharaonique dans l'Égypte ancienne. Ils contiennent 65 contributions rédigées par 80 auteurs de différents pays. Les articles de ce volume sont organisés en neuf sections thématiques: artisanat et spécialisation technique; anthropologie physique; géo-archéologie et sciences environnementales; interactions entre la Haute et la Basse-Égypte; interactions entre le désert et la Vallée du Nil; relations internationales; naissance de l'écriture et royauté; culte, idéologie et complexité sociale; travaux de terrain et musées.

No comments: