Hayes, William C., "The Scepter of Egypt" vol. 1 and 2

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Hayes, William C., "The Scepter of Egypt" vol. 1 and 2

Hayes, William C., "The Scepter of Egypt" vol. 1 and 2
Met.Museum of Art/Abrams | 1978 | ISBN: 0810938049/0870991906 | English | PDF | 421+496 pages | 94.89 Mb

A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
V. 1. From the earliest times to the end of the Middle Kingdom.
v. 2. The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.).
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Chronological Table

I. The Land of Egypt

II. Prehistoric Egypt

Periods, Cultures, and Principal Sites of Egyptian Prehistory
1. Palaeolithic Man in the Nile Valley
2. The Mesolithic Period, or Middle Stone Age
3. The Neolithic Period, or Late Stone Age
4. The Cultures of the Chalcolithic Period
5. The Badarian Civilization
6. The Predynastic Culture of Upper Egypt
7. The Predynastic Culture of Lower Egypt
8. The Cultural Domination of the North during the Middle Predynastic Period
9. The Political and Religious Development of Egypt in the Predynastic Period
10. The Late Predynastic Period

III. The Early Dynastic Period

Kings of the Early Dynastic Period
1. Sources, Chronology, and Periods of Ancient Egyptian History
2. The Written Language of Ancient Egypt
3. Inscribed Monuments of the Early Dynastic Period
4. Seals and Seal Impressions
5. The Calendars and the Methods of Dating
6. Arts and Crafts under the Early Dynasties

IV. The Architecture of Ancient Egypt

Its Origins and Early Developments
1. Dwellings
2. Temples
3. Tombs
4. Military Architecture

V. The Old Kingdom

Kings of the Old Kingdom
1. King Djoser, the Sage I-em-hotep, and the Third Dynasty
2. The Fourth Dynasty
3. The Pyramid Builders
4. Royal Monuments of the Fourth Dynasty
5. The Fifth Dynasty

VI. The Religion and Funerary Beliefs of Ancient Egypt

1. Religion
2. Funerary Beliefs and Funerary Literature

VII. Courtiers, Officials, and Priests of the Old Kingdom

1. Their Tombs and Tomb Reliefs
2. The Priestess of Hat-Hor Ny-Óonekhy-Udôt
3. The Chamberlain Pery-nêb
4. Prince R&eactue;-em-kuy
5. The Judge Ny-kû-Hor and His Wife, Sekhem-Hat-Hor
6. The Overseer of the Granary Kuy-em-snêwy and the Judge Wer-djed-Ptah
7. Upper Egyptian Notables: Provincial Tomb Reliefs of the Late Old Kingdom
8. Tomb Statues and Statuettes
9. Tomb and Household Equipment
10. Biographical Inscriptions and Didactic Treatises

VII. The Sixth Dynasty and the End of the Old Kingdom

IX. The First Intermediate Period

Kings of the First Intermediate Period
1. The State of the Land
2. The Dynasties of Memphis
3. Seals and Seal Amulets of the First Intermediate Period
4. Scarab Seals
5. The Dynasties of Herakleopolis
6. Tomb Reliefs and Pottery Vessels of the Herakleopolian Period
7. The Nomarchs of Thebes

X. The Middle Kingdom: I. The Eleventh Dynasty

Kings of the Middle Kingdom: I
1. The Early Kings
2. Montu-hopte II and the Supremacy of Thebes
3. The Tomb and Mortuary Temple of the King
4. The Harîm of King Neb-hepet-Rê:' Montu-hotpe
5. The Court of King Neb-hepet-Rê:' Montu-hotpe
6. King Se'ankh-ku-Rê' Montu-hotpe III and His Chancellor, Meket-Rê'
7. The end of the Eleventh Dynasty

XI. The Middle Kingdom: II. The Twelfth Dynasty

Kings of the Middle Kingdom: II
1. King Sehetep-yeb-Rê' Amun-em-hêt I
2. King Kheper-ku-Rê' Se'n-Wosret I
3. The Pyramid and Funerary Enclosure of Se'n-Wosret I at el Lisht
4. The Successors of Se'n-Wosret I
5. Thebes during the Twelfth Dynasty

XII. The People of the Middle Kingdom and Their Personal Possessions

1. The Nature of the Material
2. Men and Women of the Middle Kingdom: Statues and Statuettes
3. Concubines, Dwarfs, Peasants, Servants, and Animals: Small Figures of Wood, Faience, Ivory, Stone, and Other Materials
4. Jewelry
5. Dress, Coiffure, and Make-up
6. Musical Instruments of the Middle Kingdom
7. Knife-Shaped Amulets of Ivory
8. Games

XIII. The Home, the Farm, and the River

1. The House and Its Furnishings
2. The Country Estate and Its Activities
3. Boating on the Nile and on the Rivers of the Hereafter

XIV. Professions and Crafts of the Middle Kingdom

1. The Soldier and His Weapons
2. Slaves and Scepters
3. Tools of the Middle Kingdom Craftsmen
4. Writing Materials: The Equipment of the Egyptian Scribe
5. Weights and Measures
6. The Autobiography of an Egyptian Official

XV. Burial Customs and Funerary Art

1. The Burial of the Estate Manager Wah
2. The Tomb of the House Mistress Senebtîsy
3. Funerary Jewelry
4. Mummy Masks and Anthropoid Coffins
5. Rectangular Coffins and Sarcophagi of the Eleventh and Twelfth Dynasties
6. Canopic Equipment
7. Mummiform Statuettes ("Shawabtys")
8. Funerary Stelae of the Eleventh and Twelfth Dynasties
9. Offering Tables and Related Objects

XVI. The Decline and Fall of the Middle Kingdom

Kings of the Late Middle Kingdom
1. The Thirteenth Dynasty
2. Stelae, Coffins, and Other Works of Art and Craftsmanship Produced during the Thirteenth Dynasty
3. The Fourteenth Dynasty
4. The End of the Middle Kingdom


Indexes of Proper Names
A. Egyptian Kings
B. Egyptian Personal Names (Other Than Those of Kings)
C. Divinities
D. Geographic and Ethnic Names

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Chronological Table

I. The Hyksos Domination

1. The Hyksos
2. The Thebans
3. The Arts and Crafts of Northern Egypt under the Hyksos
4. The Arts and Crafts of Upper Egypt during the Hyksos Period
5. Objects of Unknown Provenience Datable to the Hyksos Period
6. The Pan-Grave People and Their Possessions

II. The Rise of the New Kingdom

1. A'h-mose I and Queen A'h-mose Nefret-iry
2. Amun-hotpe I and His Family
3. Officials and Other Prominent Citizens of the Time
4. Products of the Early Eighteenth Dynasty Ateliers

III. The Thutmoside Pharoahs: Thut-mose I to Hat-shepsut

1. Thut-mose I and II
2. Hat-shepsut
3. Sen-ne-mut, His Family, and His Associates

IV. The Thutmoside Pharaohs: Thut-mose III and His Successors

1. Thut-mose III, Forger of Empire
2. The Treasure of Three Wives of Thut-mose III
3. Amun-hotpe II and Thut-mose IV

V. Private Works of Art and Craftsmanship Produced during the Thutmoside Period

1. Statues and Statuettes
2. Tomb Reliefs, Paintings, Stelae, and Votive Plaques
3. Ostraka with Paintings, Drawings, and Inscriptions
4. Jewelry
5. Clothing, Coiffure, and Cosmetics
6. Musical Instruments and Games
7. Housefurnishings
8. Weapons and Tools
9. Funerary Equipment

VI. The Reign of Amun-hotpe III

1. The King and His Monuments
2. Queen Teye and Her Family
3. The Contemporaries of Amun-hotpe III and Their Possessions
4. The Rise of the Aten

VII. The 'Amarneh Period and Its Aftermath

1. Akh-en-Aten
2. Semenkh-ku-Re' and Meryet-Aten
3. Tut-'ankh-Aten Becomes Tut-'ankh-Amun
4. The God's Father Ay
5. Hor-em-heb and the Restoration
6. The Late Eighteenth Dynasty in Art and Craftsmanship

VIII. The Nineteenth Dynasty

1. Ramesses I and Sethy I
2. Ramesses "the Great"
3. Contemporaries of Ramesses II and Their Monuments
4. Mery-en-Ptah Averts Disaster
5. The End of the Dynasty

IX. The Later Ramessides

1. The Rise of the Twentieth Dynasty
2. The Last Great Pharaoh of the New Kingdom
3. The Aspirations of Ramesses IV
4. Disintegration under Ramesses V–X
5. Ramesses XI and the End of the New Kingdom

X. The Art and Culture of the Ramesside Period

1. Figure Sculpture
2. Stelae and Other Forms of Relief Sculpture
3. Paintings and Drawings
4. Ostraka with Inscriptions
5. Jewelry
6. Coiffure, Make-up, and Games
7. Household Furnishings
8. The Professions and Crafts
9. Funerary Art
10. The Literature of the Later New Kingdom


Indexes of Proper Names
A. Egyptian and Foreign Kings
B. Egyptian and Foreign Personal Names
C. Divinities
D. Geographic and Ethnic Names

General Index

Selective List of Approximate Dates of Dynasties and Rulers of the Pharaonic Period

List of Accession Numbers and Credit Lines

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