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Titel: Egyptian towns and cities.
Einband: Soft cover
Princes Risborough , Aylesbury , Bucks , UK : Shire Publications, 1988. Paperback.72 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. Eric P. Uphill. Condition : very good. ISBN 9780852639399 [KEYWORDS: zdoos,*. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 241777
Inhaltsangabe: This book surveys the main kinds of urban settlement and town planning that existed in ancient Egypt before the Hellenistic period. The evolution and growth of Predynastic villages is traced as an essential prelude to the much greater achievements of the Pharaohs in establishing first towns and then cities. The later growths are shown to be of two basic types, royal foundations and those which underwent a natural expansion throughout history. From this they are classified as constituting various standard types based on function: provincial centres, planned workmen's villages, military and frontier towns, towns inhabited by funerary priests and, ultimately, royal residences and the capitals. The range of size and material is tremendous, covering small closely knit communities of a few hundred people, towns with several thousand inhabitants and vast cities, as large as any in the ancient world, with tens of thousands of citizens.
Über den Autor: Eric Uphill read History, Archaeology and Egyptology at Cambridge before taking part in excavations with the late Professor W. B. Emery at Saqqara in Egypt and the fortress of Buhen in the Sudan. He was a lecturer in Egyptology and Archaeology for the Faculty of Continuing Education, Birkbeck College, and is an Honoary Research Fellow of the Department of Egyptology of University College London.
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