Scarabs, Scaraboids, Seals and Seal Impressions from Medinet Habu

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Seller: tiberius (2,275) 100%, Location: Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 282945293026 Barry & Darling Ancient Coins and Artifacts Serving the Internet community since 1996 Scarabs, Scaraboids, Seals and Seal Impressions from Medinet Habu (Oriental Institute Publications 118) Author: Emily Teeter; Terry G. Wilfong Publisher: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (August 15, 2003) ISBN: 9781885923226 Note: Text English Hard Cover, 502 pages Weight: approximately 4 lb. Medinet Habu in western Thebes (modern Luxor, Egypt) is dominated by the great mortuary temples of King Ramesses III (ca. 1182 BC), and Kings Aye and Horemheb (ca. 1324-1293 BC). It served as the seat of the regional government in the Late New Kingdom, and an important Coptic Christian community grew up within its great fortification walls. For nearly 1,500 years Medinet Habu played a central role in Egyptian religion, life, and politics. In 1924, the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago began the documentation of Medinet Habu, but the last facet of the documentation - the publication of thousands of objects excavated at the site - was interrupted by World War II. This book, the first of a projected multiple volume series, marks the resurrection of the project to publish the small finds. It includes a catalogue of 349 scarabs, scaraboids (including lentoids, cowroids, and buttons), heart scarabs and their Sons of Horus amulets, heart amulets, seals, and seal impressions on bullae, vessel stoppers, amphora handles, mudbricks, and funerary cones that date from approximately 1470 BC to the eighth century AD. Each object is described and illustrated and, whenever possible, placed in its original archaeological context. These scarabs and scaraboids comprise one of the largest groups of such material excavated from any site in Egypt. Payment: Payment is by Paypal only. Shipping: Where possible, multiple purchases shipped together will receive a combined shipping rate. For overseas shipping import duties, taxes and other charges are the responsibility of the buyer. Returns: Unless otherwise noted in the listing, items bought may be returned for a full refund (minus the original s/h fees) within 14 days of receipt, an explanation would be appreciated, but it is not needed. Return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer. Feedback: We leave our feedback the day an item is shipped. If you like the item and service, we would appreciate feedback in return. If you have any problems please let us know so that we can try to correct them. Copyright 2018 Barry & Darling

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