Journals Higher Education

$130.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 December 2019

344 Pages | 65 b&w illustrations, 3 b&w tables

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474452366


Bookseller Code (06)

Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Henry Colburn

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia

  • Provides a clear overview of the archaeological evidence for Achaemenid Egypt, including temples, tombs, irrigation works, statues, stelae, seals and coins
  • Demonstrates how different types of evidence, both textual and archaeological - including material of uncertain provenance DS can be used to address a single historical question
  • Offers critical discussion of the dating criteria used by archaeologists for Egyptian Late Period material
  • Elucidates strategies used by the Persians to establish and maintain control of Egypt
  • Examines how these strategies may have affected the lives of people living in Egypt during the 27th Dynasty
  • Creates a new explanatory model for the introduction of coinage to ancient Egypt
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