Recent excavations along the low desert of the pyramid zone have opened up massive swaths of Old Kingdom settlement and suggest a reality that differs distinctly from the tiny shantytowns that housed temple priests. This study brings together all of the settlements associated with pyramid complexes, the textual evidence, and new evidence from Giza to present a more comprehensive understanding of urbanism during the Old Kingdom.Large sample saved for float and pieces of painted plaster saved for further analysis. Note that no evidence of roofing ... Large limestone blocking doorway from SE chamber into central corridor, (between 3117 and 326). Sitting on top of 4082anbsp;...
|Title||:||From Privilege to Poverty: The Life-cycle of Pyramid Settlements During the Old Kingdom|
|Author||:||Justine Victoria Way|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|