ISBN-10:
063121299X
ISBN-13:
9780631212997
Pub. Date:
10/24/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
Archaeologies of Social Life: Age, Sex, Class Etcetra in Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

Archaeologies of Social Life: Age, Sex, Class Etcetra in Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

by Lynn Meskell
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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631212997
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Series: Social Archaeology Series
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

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

List of Figures.

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.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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