Labour Organisation in Middle Kingdom Egypt

Labour Organisation in Middle Kingdom Egypt

The study evaluates work organization in Middle Kingdom Egypt (about 2000 to 1559 BC). It uses written but also heavily archaeological sources.

Author: Micol Di Teodor

Publisher: Middle Kingdom Studies

ISBN: 1906137587

Category: History

Page: 240

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The study evaluates work organization in Middle Kingdom Egypt (about 2000 to 1559 BC). It uses written but also heavily archaeological sources.
Categories: History

The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context

The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context

BRUNTON , G., Mostagedda and the Tasian Culture: British Museum Expedition
to Middle Egypt, First and Second Years, 1928, 1929 (London: BME, 1937). ... DI
TEODORO , M., Labour Organisation in Middle Kingdom Egypt (London: MKS 7,
 ...

Author: Gianluca Miniaci

Publisher: Nicanor Books

ISBN: 9781838118013

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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In 1895–96, William Matthew Flinders Petrie and James Edward Quibell discovered a shaft-tomb below the ‘Ramesseum’, the funerary temple of Ramses II at Thebes, Egypt. This is most famous for having the largest group of Middle Kingdom papyri – also known as the Ramesseum Papyri – found in a single spot together with a number of distinctive objects, such as carved ivory tusks and miniature figurines in various materials dated around XVIII century BC. Gianluca Miniaci attempts to thoroughly reconstruct the archaeological context of the tomb: the exact find spot (forgotten afterwards its discovery), its architecture, the identity of its owner(s) and recipient(s) of the assemblage of artifacts. A detailed analysis of the single artifacts – provided for the first with full color photographic records and drawings – and their network of relations gives new life to the Ramesseum assemblage after more than a century from its discovery.
Categories: Social Science

The People of the Cobra Province in Egypt

The People of the Cobra Province in Egypt

Daoud, K. 2012. Necropoles Memphiticae: Inscriptions from the Herakleopolitan
Period. ... David, R. 2007. The Two Brothers, Death and the Afterlife in Middle
Kingdom Egypt. ... Labour Organisations in Middle Kingdom Egypt. London: MKS
7.

Author: Wolfram Grajetzki

Publisher: Oxbow Books

ISBN: 9781789254242

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 982

The book delivers a history from below for the first half of Egyptian history covering the earliest settlements, state formation and the pyramid age. The focus is on the Wadjet province, about 350 km south of modern Cairo in Upper Egypt. Herearchaeological records provide an especially rich dataset for the material culture of farmers. Histories of Ancient Egypt have focussed heavily on the kings, monuments and inscriptions, while the working population is hardly mentioned. The book investigates the life of people far from the centres of power. One main aim of the book is the interaction between farmers and the ruling classes at the centres of power and locally. How did decisions at the royal centre affect the life of ordinary people? The Introduction offers a critical survey of Egyptologists and their attitudes towards the working class. The social and cultural background of these researchers is analysed to assess how heavily they are influenced by time and their political and cultural background. The First chapter then describes the location and gives a history of previous research and excavations. The archaeological sites and the recorded ancient place names of the province are presented to provide a geographical framework for the book. The following chapters are arranged in chronological order, mainly according to the archaeological phases visible in the province. It appears that in phases of a weak central government, people in the provinces were much better off, while in phases of a strong central government burials of poorer people are almost absent. The reasons for this are discussed. A substantial part of the book comprises descriptions of single burials and the material culture in the province. The archaeology of the poorer people is the main focus. Burial customs and questions of production are discussed. For a fuller picture, evidence from other parts of Egypt is also taken into account. Thus settlement sites in other regions are presented to provide contemporary evidence for living conditions in particular periods. As the book will focus on the lower classes, the Tributary Mode of Production will be used as the main theoretical framework. The Tributary Mode of Production (previously known as the Asiatic Mode of Production) is a term that goes back to Karl Marx, but was mainly used in the 20th century to describe ancient societies whose economies were not based on slaves. A constant question will be the status of the working population. Were they slaves,serfs or free citizens? It will be argued that they were most often in a dependent position comparable to that of serfs, while there is little evidence for slavery. The numerous burials presented in the volume are important for highlighting the diversity of burials in the different periods. Many will be placed in special subchapters. Readers can skip these chapters when they prefer to concentrate on the main text.
Categories: History

Ancient Egyptian Administration

Ancient Egyptian Administration

Overseer of the Enclosure, Overseer of Fields, the Scribal Offices and the
Reporter labour organisation was apart of the vizier's responsibilities, and was
administered in the late middle Kingdom by the “great enclosure” (hnrt wr),102
best ...

Author: Juan Carlos Moreno García

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004250086

Category: Reference

Page: 1112

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The book provides an up-to-date overview of the structure, organization and evolution of the pharaonic administration from its origins to the middle of the first millennium BCE. General descriptions are supplemented by specific analysis of key archives, practices and institutions.
Categories: Reference

Current Research in Egyptology 14 2013

Current Research in Egyptology 14  2013

They are recorded in name lists of individuals who are mustered and moved for
labour, and also appear as the ... and lexicographical analysis of the terms will
form part of my doctoral thesis Labour Organization in Middle Kingdom Egypt.

Author: Kelly Accetta

Publisher: Oxbow Books

ISBN: 9781782976868

Category: History

Page: 232

View: 279

The fourteenth Current Research in Egyptology conference, held at the University of Cambridge in March 2013 brought together speakers and attendees from six continents and hosted more than 50 presentations covering multiple aspects of Egyptology and its related fields. The aim of the conference was to cross cultural and disciplinary boundaries. The papers presented in these proceedings reflect this aim by presenting current research that draws on insights derived from anthropology, archaeology, archaeobotany, ethnography, organic chemistry, geography, linguistics, and law, amongst others.
Categories: History

Ancient Egyptian Tombs

Ancient Egyptian Tombs

Richards, J. (2005) Society and Death in Ancient Egypt: Mortuary Landscapes of
the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge. Riggs ... Roth, A. M. (1991) Egyptian Phyles in
the Old Kingdom: The Evolution of a System of Social Organization. Chicago.
Roth, A. M. ... Roth, A. M. (2002) 'The Meaning of Menial Labour. “Servant Statues
” in ...

Author: Steven Snape

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444393731

Category: History

Page: 320

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This book explores the development of tombs as a cultural phenomenon in ancient Egypt and examines what tombs reveal about ancient Egyptian culture and Egyptians’ belief in the afterlife. Investigates the roles of tombs in the development of funerary practices Draws on a range of data, including architecture, artifacts and texts Discusses tombs within the context of everyday life in Ancient Egypt Stresses the importance of the tomb as an eternal expression of the self
Categories: History

The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

In the late Middle Kingdom the following groups of titles appeared in addition : 4 .
non - specific titles ( “ great one of the tens of Upper Egypt ' , ' eldest of the hall , '
mouth of Nekhen ' ) ; and 5 . titles connected with the organisation of labour ...

Author: Wolfram Grajetzki

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

ISBN: UOM:39015063256815

Category: History

Page: 208

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For the ancient Egyptians, the Middle Kingdom (c 2000-1700 BC) was a classical period of art, history and literature. This book examines the evidence for the culture, history and society of both central and provincial Egypt at the time, revealing the wealth of the entire country.
Categories: History

ASMOSIA VII

ASMOSIA VII

Actes Du VIIe Colloque International de L'ASMOSIA Organisé Par L'Ecole
Française D'Athènes, Le National Center for Scientific ... in the Old Kingdom ,
some caution needs to be applied when making inferences from later Middle
Kingdom inscriptions . ... Deployment of labour to Chephren ' s Quarry could have
been from a central place in Lower Egypt , with the Faiyum being one possible
residence .

Author: Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity. International Symposium

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105133088166

Category: Greece

Page: 829

View: 684

Categories: Greece

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt P Z

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt  P Z

mands in Middle Kingdom texts from the royal mortuary complex of Senwosret II
at Illahun suggest that this kind of strike had a ... An excellent , concise summary
of what is known about the workers and labor organization in the New Kingdom ...

Author: Donald B. Redford

Publisher:

ISBN: 0195138236

Category: Egypt

Page: 620

View: 889

Featuring 600 original articles written by leading experts, it goes far beyond the findings of archaeology to include social, political, religious, cultural and artistic information on the Nile Delta civilization.
Categories: Egypt

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology

57 Old and Middle Kingdom : some considerations era AS - vas n The ḥm - ks
was not only a funerary priest , but was linked to an ... 58 As Djefahapi ' s
contracts and Heganakht ' s letters witness , this function was normally inherited
during the Middle Kingdom . ... C . Eyre , ' Work and the Organisation of Work in
the Old Kingdom ' , in M . A . Powell ( ed . ) , Labor in the Ancient Near East ( AOS
68 ; New Haven , 1987 ) , 21 - 4 ; G . Lapp , Die Opferformel des Alten Reiches
unter In ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132145132

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Studies in Ancient Egyptian Handicraft

Studies in Ancient Egyptian Handicraft

One example of this is the Middle Kingdom shipyard at This , for which sufficient
documentation exists to confirm the phenomenon 5 . ... Finally , the production
process in ancient Egypt also undoubtedly made full use of the principles of
labour harmony , rhythm and ... 8 On the principles of labour organization cf . e . g
.

Author: Joachim Śliwa

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X000705641

Category: Egypt

Page: 82

View: 571

Categories: Egypt

Canaanites Chronologies and Connections

Canaanites  Chronologies  and Connections

The Relationship of Middle Bronze IIA Canaan to Middle Kingdom Egypt Susan L
. Cohen ... production processes , proper , the application of Kohl ' s theory is only
vaguely forms of labour organisation ( e . g . wage labour ) and a sketched out ...

Author: Susan L. Cohen

Publisher: Studies in the Archaeology and

ISBN: UOM:39015055888161

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

View: 590

The Middle Bronze Age (MB IIA) in Canaan set the stage for many of the cultural, political, and economic institutions in the ancient Near East. Theoretical models for the analysis of complex societies examine textual, pictorial, and archaeological evidence.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Listener

The Listener

The mighty enterprises of the Egyptians were achieved largely as a result of the
competent organisation of labour ... of Thebes welded the warring states into a
united land once more and ushered in the high culture of the Middle Kingdom .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105007794675

Category: Radio addresses, debates, etc

Page:

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Categories: Radio addresses, debates, etc

Life and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt During the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period

Life and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt During the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period

Moreover , soldiers might serve as additional source of labour . ... D. FARout , La
carrière du wḥmw Ameny et l'organisation des expéditions au Ouadi Hammamat
au Moyen Empire , Bulletin de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 94 ...

Author: Silke Grallert

Publisher: GHP Egyptology

ISBN: UCSC:32106019405767

Category: History

Page: 154

View: 388

A collection of nine thematic essays on the culture of the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate period, focusing on mortuary stelae, inscriptions, burials and coffin decoration. More specifically, it includes papers on 'Principles of decoration on Middle Kingdom stelae'; 'The Mitre inscriptions on coffins of the Middle Kingdom'; 'Remarks on the Temple of Heqet and a sarcastic letter from el-Lahun'; 'Some remarks on the development of rishi coffins'; 'An unfinished Late Middle Kingdom stela from Abydos'.
Categories: History

Labor in the Ancient Near East

Labor in the Ancient Near East

above all : post - imperial Egypt from the end of the New Kingdom on , Babylonia
from the end of the Hammurapi dynasty to the Chaldean period , and Assyria in
the Old and Middle Assyrian periods . ... This only scratches the surface of what
we have not really “ covered ” in this volume , because there is a whole range of
topics pertaining to labor and work organization , even in the areas treated here ,
for ...

Author: Marvin A. Powell

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

ISBN: STANFORD:36105038261975

Category: Social Science

Page: 289

View: 304

Categories: Social Science

The Secrets of Tomb 10A

The Secrets of Tomb 10A

MIDDLE KINGDOM EXPANSION AND Senwosret I to the Wadi Hammamat in the
Eastern PROSPERITY Desert with a mandate to return ... or across Egypt's
borders , a military escort often pelled Egypt's economy and administrative
system , guid accompanied the labor force . ... Old Kingdom policy toward stantial
organization and huge labor pools , as in the case Lower Nubia was restricted
mostly to ...

Author: Rita E. Freed

Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

ISBN: UCSD:31822036513109

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 688

The Middle Kingdom was a time of unprecedented splendor, as regional potentates were lavished with rewards and buried in a style befitting royalty. Tomb 10A was prepared for one such potentate, and its treasures survived World War I, a ship's fires, and nearly a century of basement storage.
Categories: Art

An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

Central to the Early Dynastic Egyptian state – and all subsequent dynasties –
was the institution of kingship. ... Conscripted labor, as a form of tax payment to
the state, was probably used to build such monuments. ... Although there is no
evidence for a full-time standing army until the Middle Kingdom, the king must
have controlled a military that could be used when needed, internally as well as
externally, ...

Author: Kathryn A. Bard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470673362

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 358

This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. • Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition • Organized into 11 chapters, covering: the history of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology; prehistoric and pharaonic chronology and the ancient Egyptian language; geography, resources, and environment; and seven chapters organized chronologically and devoted to specific archaeological sites and evidence • Includes sections on salient topics such as the constructing the Great Pyramid at Giza and the process of mummification
Categories: Social Science

Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt

Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt

Such features in the Manor , Main Street Gate House , the so - called Workers '
Houses along the West side of the ... Work and the Organization of Work in the
New Kingdom , " 167 - 221 , For a specific Middle Kingdom example relating to ...

Author: American Research Center in Egypt

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123080199

Category: Egypt

Page:

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Categories: Egypt

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt A F

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt  A F

Author: Donald B. Redford

Publisher:

ISBN: 019513821X

Category: Egypt

Page: 586

View: 907

Featuring 600 original articles written by leading experts, it goes far beyond the findings of archaeology to include social, political, religious, cultural and artistic information on the Nile Delta civilization.
Categories: Egypt