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Title:
Archaeologies of social life : age, sex, class et cetera in ancient Egypt
Author:
Meskell, Lynn.
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Publication Information:
Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1999.
Physical Description:
xi, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780631212980

9780631212997
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Archaeologies of Social Life is a fascinating new perspective on everyday life in ancient Egypt.


Author Notes

Lynn Meskell is Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology at Columbia University. She was previously a research fellow at New College, Oxford. Her publications include Archaeology Under Fire: Nationalism, Politics and Heritage in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (1998) and a forthcoming volume with Dominic Montserrat, Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt .


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Prologue
1 Individuals, Selves and Bodies
2 Feminisms, Gender Trouble and Sexuality
3 Body and Soul in the Archaeology of Egypt
4 Mapping Age, Sex and Class at Deir el Medina
5 Accessing Individuals at Deir el Medina
Epilogue
Index