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9783954904013

Editors: El-Sayed, Rafed; Fluck, Cäcilia

The Textile Centre Akhmim-Panopolis (Egypt) in Late Antiquity. Material Evidence for Continuity and Change in Society, Religion, Industry and Trade

Proceedings of the international conference organised by Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in cooperation with Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Göttingen, 28–30 September 2017

2020
21.0 x 29.7 cm, 232 p., 181 illustrations color, 48 illustrations b/w, paperback / softback
59,00 €

ISBN: 9783954904013
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Short Description

The fourth occasional paper in the Studia Panopolitana series focuses on Akhmîm-Panopolis as one of Egypt’s major textile centres. The volume contains the proceedings of the international conference »The Textile Centre Akhmîm-Panopolis (Egypt) in Late Antiquity. Material Evidence for Continuity and Change in Society, Religion, Industry and Trade« organised by Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in cooperation with Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz. The papers presented by established specialists in Textile
Studies, Archaeology, Coptic Studies and Papyrology and young academics summarise for the first time the various aspects of and material available for studying the archaeology and history of Akhmîm’s famous textile history.

Biographical Note

Dr. Rafed El-Sayed (born 1973 in Köln) studied Egyptology and Oriental Studies at the Universität zu Köln (1999 Master of Arts, 2006 PhD in Egyptology). His research interests cover Ancient Egyptian Language and Archaeology with a focus on Greek-Roman and Late Antique Egypt, History of science, History of religions, and Cultural contacts. From 2000 until 2004 he was Research Associate in the Collaborative research Centre SFB 389 ACACIA at the Universität zu Köln. From 2005 until 2011 he held the position of Research Associate and Field Director in the archaeological Project ‘Athribis in Upper Egypt’ at Universität Tübingen. In 2012 he was awarded a Dilthey-Fellowship (Volkswagenstiftung) and currently he is directing an archaeological project (project Mîn-Panos) concerning the ‘Change of sacred landscape in the Akhmim region (Upper Egypt) in Late Antiquity’ at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Keywords

20th century, c 1900 to c 1999 (72) || Achmim-Panopolis (4) || Archaeology (420) || Archaeology by period / region (340) || Early 20th century c 1900 to c 1950 (28) || Egypt (237) || Keramik (28) || North Africa (240) || Religion (36) || Spätantike (51)