Publications concerning ancient Nubian and Egyptian leatherwork

Dear Colleagues,
The following publications concerning ancient Nubian and Egyptian leatherwork are now available online and may be of interest to you.

Excavations of Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia). Ancient Nubian Leatherwork. Part I. Sandals and Shoes
André J. Veldmeijer | 2016

The excavations of Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia) by the American Research Center in Egypt’s Nubian Expedition (1962-1966, directed by Nicholas B. Millet) yielded large quantities of objects, including an impressive collection of leatherwork. The finds, which show a remarkable degree of preservation, date from the Meroitic Period (about AD 100-400) through the Christian (AD 641-1400) and Islamic Periods (AD 1400), and were mainly recovered from tombs.

For more info, read for free or buy the book: https://www.sidestone.com/books/excavations-of-gebel-adda-lower-nubia


Leatherwork from Elephantine (Aswan, Egypt). Analysis and Catalogue of the Ancient Egyptian & Persian Leather Finds
André J. Veldmeijer | 2016

‘Leatherwork from Elephantine’ describes, illustrates and analyses the finds from the excavations at Elephantine island (Aswan, Egypt) that are conducted by the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), in collaboration with the Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt (SI). The majority of the finds are dated to periods well after the pharaonic era (4th century AD onwards).

For more info, read for free or buy the book: https://www.sidestone.com/books/leatherwork-from-elephantine-aswan-egypt


OUT SOON

Sailors, Musicians and Monks. The Leatherwork from Dra Abu el Naga (Luxor, Egypt)
André J. Veldmeijer, with contributions by Daniel Polz and Ute Rummel | Forthcoming

This volume describes, illustrates, and analysis the finds from the excavations at Dra Abu el-Naga, an important necropolis on the east bank of the Nile in Luxor (Egypt), which was in use from Middle Kingdom times until the early Christian era. Excavations of the site have been conducted by the German Archaeological Institute (DAI).

For more info, to read for free or buy the book: https://www.sidestone.com/books/sailors-musicians-and-monks


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Cahiers de l’École du Louvre Numéro 9: Naga

Dear Colleagues,
The following publication concerning Naga, may be of interest to you.

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la mise en ligne du dernier numéro des Cahiers de l’École du Louvre, dans lequel vous pourrez retrouver l’article « Naga, ville royale ».

Il est disponible à cette adresse : http://cel.revues.org/.

Judith et Françoise

Judith Bargues
École du Louvre
Service des Éditions et colloques