Anna Lucille Lucille Boozer's Amheida II: A Late Romano-Egyptian House in Dakleh Oasis: PDF

By Anna Lucille Lucille Boozer

This archaeological document offers a finished learn of the excavations performed at Amheida condo B2 in Egypt's Dakhleh Oasis among 2005 and 2007, through 3 learn seasons among 2008 and 2010. The excavations at Amheida in Egypt's western wasteland, started in 2001 lower than the aegis of Columbia college and backed by means of NYU in view that 2008, are investigating all facets of social existence and fabric tradition on the place of work of old Trimithis. The excavations to this point have desirous about 3 components of this very huge web site: a centrally positioned upper-class fourth-century advert condo with wall work, an adjacent university, and underlying continues to be of a Roman bathtub complicated; a extra modest condominium of the 3rd century; and the temple hill, with continues to be of the Temple of Thoth in-built the 1st century advert and of past buildings. Architectural conservation has safe and partially restored status funerary monuments, a mud-brick pyramid and a tower tomb, either one of the Roman period.

 

This quantity provides and discusses the structure, artifacts and ecofacts recovered from B2 in a holistic demeanour, which has not often sooner than been tried in an entire file at the excavation of a Romano-Egyptian condominium. the first target of this quantity is to mix an architectural and material-based research with an explicitly contextual and theoretical research. In so doing, it develops a technique and provides a case research of ways the wealthy fabric is still of Romano-Egyptian homes can be used to enquire the connection among family is still and social identity.

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