Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Culture of Life and Death
February 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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
1. Nameless Lives at Tarkhan and Saqqara Early Tombs and the Ka.
2. Pits, Palaces and Pyramids: Royal Cemeteries of the Early Dynastic Period and Old Kingdom.
3. Non-Royal Cemeteries of Dynasty 4.
4. Unas, Teti and their Courts: the Late Old Kingdom at Saqqara.
5. The Tombs of Qar and Idu: Families and Funerals in the Late Old Kingdom.
6. A Growing Independence: Court and Regional Cemeteries in the Late Old Kingdom.
7. Ankhtify: A Time of Change.
8. Osiris, Lord of Abydos.
9. ‘Lords of Life’: Coffins.
10. Strangers and Brothers: The Middle Kingdom in Middle Egypt.
11. North and South: Middle Kingdom Tombs at the Royal Residence.
12. Ineni, Senenmut and User-Amun: New Tombs for Old.
13. Rekhmire and the Tomb of the Well-Known Soldier: Foreigners and Funerals in the Age of Empire.
14. Huya and Horemheb: Amarna and After.
15. Samut and the Ramesside Private Tomb.
16. Sennedjem: Building and Buying at Deir el-Medina.
17. Petosiris: A Dying Tradition.