The development of Theban coffins during the third intermediate period
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The development of Theban coffins during the third intermediate period a typological study by John H. Taylor

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
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Statementby John Hilton Taylor.
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Thebes (Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai), known to the ancient Egyptians as Waset, was an ancient Egyptian city located along the Nile about kilometers ( mi) south of the ruins lie within the modern Egyptian city of was the main city of the fourth Upper Egyptian nome (Sceptre nome) and was the capital of Egypt for long periods during the Middle Kingdom Location: Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt. The development of Theban coffins during the third intermediate period: Author: Taylor, John H. ISNI: Awarding Body: The University of Birmingham Current Institution: University of Birmingham Date of Award: Availability of Full Text. G. Schreiber - Zs. Vasáros: A Theban Tomb of the Late Third Intermediate Period on el-Khokha.   Finally, it was during the 25th and 26th dynasties (the end of the Third Intermediate Period and the beginning of the Late Period) that the Book of the Dead was standardized. Thus, for the first time, the Book of the Dead obtained a coherent structure and was split into chapters. This version of the text is known as the ‘Saite Edition.

Since the German Archaeological Institute Cairo (DAI) has been investigating K, the tomb of the High Priest of Amun, Amenhotep. The rock tomb constitutes the southern part of the large double tomb complex K/K which was originally. Tarasenko M. (), “Development of Illustrative Tradition of the Chapter 42 of the Book of the Dead”, Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur, Bd. 42, pp. – Taylor J. (), The Stylistic Development of Theban Coffins during the Third Intermediate Period, Birmingham University, Birmingham (Unpublished PhD Dissertation). The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text generally written on papyrus and used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw, is translated as Book of Coming Forth by Day or Book of Emerging Forth into the Light. "Book" is the closest term to describe the loose collection of. The coffins of the Third Intermediate Period from tomb K at Dra’ Abu el-Naga: aspects of archaeology, typology and conservation G. Schreiber The burial assemblages of Ankhefenamun and Hor, and other Third Intermediate Period coffins from Theban Tomb No. in el-Khokha M. Betró.

  The “Theban Recension”: Origins and Development of BD Texts and Manuscripts during the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period; walls of tombs and sarcophagi, coffins, and more such that the number of preserved BD sources of all kinds exceeds three thousand. The coffins of the Third Intermediate Period from tomb K at Dra’ Abu el-Naga: aspects of archaeology, typology and conservation G. Schreiber The burial assemblages of Ankhefenamun and Hor, and other Third Intermediate Period coffins from Theban Tomb No. on el-Khokha M. Betró Intermediate context in Theban Tomb 14 M.J. As was customary during the Third Intermediate Period, Nany's coffins (–) and boxes of shabtis (–) were accompanied by a hollow wooden Osiris figure, which contained a papyrus scroll inscribed with a collection of texts called the "Book of Coming Forth by Day" – better known to us as the Book of the Dead. 3 J. H. Taylor, The Development of Theban Coffins During the Third Intermediate Period: A Typological Study (PhD thesis, University of Birmingham; Birmingham, ), See A. Niwinski, Studies on the Illustrated Theban Funerary Papyri of the nth and 10th Centuries B.C. (OBO 86; Groningen, ), (Cairo 44),