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Saqqara V, Old Kingdom Structures Between the Step Pyramid Complex and the Dry Moat, Part 1: Architecture and Development of the Necropolis, Part 2: Geology, Anthropology, Finds, Conservation

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ISBN: 978-83-7543-266-4
Description: hardback, two vols. 560 pp. (30,5x21,5cm), figs., CCXVI plates
Condition: very good (new)
Weight: 4010g.



Saqqara V, Old Kingdom Structures Between the Step Pyramid Complex and the Dry Moat, Part 1: Architecture and Development of the Necropolis by Kamil O. Kuraszkiewicz, edited by Karol Mysliwiec, Part 2: Geology, Anthropology, Finds, Conservation by Fabian Welc, Jerzy Trzcinski, Maria Kaczmarek, Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogumnakin, Agnieszka Kowalska, Teodozja I. Rzeuska, Zbigniew Godziejewski with a contribution by Wladyslaw Weker, edited by Karol Mysliwiec, Editions Neriton, Varsovie 2013




PART 1: ARCHITECTURE AND DEVELOPMENT
OF THE NECROPOLIS by Kamil O. Kuraszkiewicz
PREFACE by Kami Mysliwiec
MEMBERS OF THE MISSION
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE EXCAVATED SITE
ABBREVIATIONS
1. INTRODUCTION
2. CATALOGUE OF TOMBS
2.1. FUNERARY COMPLEXES
2.2. UNATTRIBUTED STRUCTURES
2.3. UNATTRIBUTED ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS
2.4. LIST OF TOMBS
2.5. CONCORDANCES
2.5.1. Attribution of shafts
2.5.2. Attribution of chapels
2.5.3. Localisation of burials
3. ARCHITECTURAL STUDY
3.1. GENERAL REMARKS
3.2. SUPERSTRUCTURE
3.2.1. Introductory remarks
3.2.2. Mastaba's core
3.2.3. Chapel
3.2.4. Building materials and methods
3.2.5. Summary
3.3. SUBSTRUCTURE
3.3.1. Introductory remarks
3.3.2. Burial apartments
3.3.3. Ritual shaft
3.3.4. Blocking
3.3.5. Construction methods
3.3.6. Development and dating
4.   WEST SAQQARA: A CASE STUDY
4.1. THE EVIDENCE
4.2. TOPOGRAPHY
4.3. CHRONOLOGY
4.4. DEVELOPMENT OF THE CEMETERY
4.4.1. Cemetery before the 6th Dynasty
4.4.2. Sixth Dynasty Cemetery
4.5. PROSOPOGRAPHY
INDICES
INDEX TABLE
LIST OF FIGURES
LIST OF PLATES
PLATES
PART 2: GEOLOGY  ANTHROPOLOGY  FINDS  CONSERVATION
1. GEOLOGY OF THE SITE by Fabian Welc and Jerzy Trzcinski
1.1. GENERAL REMARKS
1.2. INTRODUCTION
1.3. GEOLOGY AND GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE WEST SAQQARA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
1.4. GEOARCHAEOLOGICAL AND PALEOCLIMATIC RESEARCH
1.5. MICROFACIAL ANALYSIS OF SANDY-PELITIC AND MARL LIMESTONE FROM THE AREA OF POLISH-EGYPTIAN EXCAVATIONS IN SAQQARA
1.5.1. Examination under stereoscopic and polarizing microscopes
1.5.2. Analysis of break surface and thin sections under an optical microscope
1.5.3. Conclusion
References
2. ANTHROPOLOGY by Maria Kaczmarek
and Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin
2.1. INTRODUCTION
. 2.2. MATERIALS AND METHODS
2.2.1. Materials and Examination Procedure
2.2.2. Post-Mortem Body Treatment
2.2.3. Skeletal Preservation and Completeness
2.2.4. Sex Estimation
2.2.5. Age-at-Death Estimation
2.2.6. Metric Data Collection.
2.2.7. Skeletal and Dental Pathologies
2.3. FUNERARY PRACTICES AND POST-MORTEM BODY TREATMENT
2.4. DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE
2.5. METRICAL ANATOMICAL VARIATION
2.5.1. Skull Size and Shape
2.5.2. Body Size and Body Proportions
2.6. PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN THE OLD KINGDOM SAQQARA POPULATION
2.6.1. Individual Burials
2.6.2. Skeletal pathologies
2.6.3. Dental Pathologies
2.7. CONCLUSIONS
References
3. FINDS
3.1. SARCOPHAGI AND COFFINS
3.1.1. Sarcophagi
3.1.2. Wooden coffins
3.1.3. Reed coffins
3.2. SMALL FINDS
3.2.1.   Anonymous tomb I
3.2.2.   Anonymous tomb II
3.2.3.   Anonymous tomb IV
3.2.4.   Tomb of Pehenptah (V)
3.2.5.   Tomb of Iry (VII)
3.2.6.   Anonymous tomb VIII
3.2.7.   Anonymous tomb IX
3.2.8.   Tomb of Hetepu (X)
3.2.9.    Tomb of Teti-ankh (XI)
3.2.10. Anonymous tomb XII
3.2.11. Anonymous tomb XIII
3.2.12. Anonymous tomb XIV
3.2.13. Tomb of Ny-Pepy (XV)
3.2.14. Tomb of Khekeret (XVII)
3.2.15. Anonymous tomb XVIII
3.2.16. Anonymous tomb XX
3.2.17. Anonymous tomb XXI
3.2.18. Anonymous tomb XXIII
3.2.19. Anonymous tomb XXIV
3.2.20. Anonymous tomb XXV
3.2.21. Anonymous tomb XXVII
3.2.22. Anonymous tomb XXVIII
3.2.23. Anonymous tomb XXIX
3.2.24. Anonymous tomb XXX
3.2.25. Anonymous tomb XXXI
3.2.26. Anonymous tomb XXXII
3.2.27. Tomb of Nyankhnefertem (XXXIII)
3.2.28. Tomb of Meremebef (XXXIV)
3.2.29. Anonymous tomb XXXV
3.2.30. Unfinished tomb XXXVI
3.2.31. Anonymous tomb XXXVII
3.2.32. Anonymous tomb XXXVffl
3.2.33. Tomb of Ptahhotep (XXXIX)
3.2.34. Anonymous tomb XLI
3.2.35. Shaft 48
References
3.3. POTTERY by Teodozja I. Rzeuska
3.3.1. Introductory remarks
3.3.2. Pottery material
3.3.3. Recapitulation
References
4. CONSERVATION by Zbigniew Godziejewski
with a contribution by Wladyslaw Weker
4.1. STONE
4.1.1.   Tomb of Pehenptah (V)
4.1.2.   Tomb of Hetepu (X)
4.1.3.   Tomb of Ny-Pepy (XV)
4.1.4.   Tomb of Khekeret (XVII)
4.1.5.   Tomb of Meremebef (XXXIV)
4.1.6.   Tomb of Ptahhotep (XXXIX)
4.1.7.   Anonymous Tomb XLI
4.1.8.   False door of Djesti (inv. no. S/98/22.P)
4.1.9.   False door of Kheti (inv. no. S/99/11.P)
4.1.10. Other
4.2. WOOD
4.2.1.   Anonymous tomb II.
4.2.2.   Anonymous tomb VIII
4.2.3.   Anonymous tomb XII
4.2.4.   Anonymous tombs XIII and XXVIII
4.2.5.   Tomb of Ny-Pepy (XV)
4.2.6.   Anonymous tomb XX
4.2.7.   Anonymous tomb XXIX
4.2.8.   Anonymous tomb XXXI
4.2.9.   Anonymous tomb XXXII
4.2.10. Tomb of Nyankhnefertem (XXXIII)
4.2.11. Tomb of Meremebef (XXXIV)
4.2.12. Anonymous tomb XXXVII
4.3. GYPSUM
4.3.1. Woman's mask
4.3.2. Gypsum cover of a male mummy
4.4. TEXTILE
4.5. METAL by Wladyslaw Weker
References
INDICES
LIST OF FIGURES
LIST OF PLATES
PLATES
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