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  Topic: Need help with a tomb plan:
J-Mak

Replies: 3
Views: 5753

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:59 am   Subject: Need help with a tomb plan:
Sorry I can't take a better copy of the image, I'm using a pdf of the tomb report so it's pretty difficult to zoom in and keep it readable.

Yeah I can't find any reports or descriptions mentioning ...
  Topic: Need help with a tomb plan:
J-Mak

Replies: 3
Views: 5753

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 11:28 am   Subject: Need help with a tomb plan:
Hey this image is taken from Lefebvre's tomb report 'Le tombeau de Petosiris'

In the plan, I understand that the two bold sections of the tomb are the rectangular pronaos (vestibule) at the bottom ...
  Topic: Quick Question on faience glazing:
J-Mak

Replies: 3
Views: 1833

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:47 pm   Subject: Quick Question on faience glazing:
Thanks Lutz, it looks perfect for my topic.

I'm taking a short course on academic research techniques this semester. Hopefully when I finish it I will be as good as you when it comes to finding rel ...
  Topic: Quick Question on faience glazing:
J-Mak

Replies: 3
Views: 1833

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:54 am   Subject: Quick Question on faience glazing:
Hey I am looking at a New Kingdom - Late Period shabti at the moment. It has been glazed and the object is of green pigmentation. However the base of the artefact is unglazed. Is this an indication th ...
  Topic: Feminine Throne names (Persian Period):
J-Mak

Replies: 2
Views: 1646

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:49 am   Subject: Feminine Throne names (Persian Period):
My course uses a pretty unorthodox transliteration, but I think your 'j' is my 'i'. So I'm presuming that those scholars translate it as a participle or relative form.

http://www.livius.org/caa-ca ...
  Topic: Feminine Throne names (Persian Period):
J-Mak

Replies: 2
Views: 1646

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:33 am   Subject: Feminine Throne names (Persian Period):
Hey, I've got a really quick question. I've started looking into throne names of the Persian rulers of the 27th dynasty and have come across Cambyses':

'Mesutira' - The verb 'msi' has the feminine ...
  Topic: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
J-Mak

Replies: 4
Views: 1909

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:26 am   Subject: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
Just picked it up from my university library. It looks perfect.

Thanks.
  Topic: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
J-Mak

Replies: 4
Views: 1909

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:12 am   Subject: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
Thanks Lutz, that's exactly what I'm after. It's interesting to see some of the work done by my professors too.
  Topic: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
J-Mak

Replies: 4
Views: 1909

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:56 am   Subject: So, I wish to become an expert in Old Kingdom Art.
Hey, I'm looking to introduce myself to, and become knowledgeable about the art of the Old Kingdom.

If anybody could recommend me:

* Good books that cover the art of the period, preferably with ...
  Topic: Help with translation please
J-Mak

Replies: 8
Views: 2846

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:39 am   Subject: Help with translation please
A bit of a late response.. but could the 'in' following 'djed' be taken as the contingent past tense?
  Topic: Need help identifying a text: 'Mankind'.
J-Mak

Replies: 0
Views: 1205

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:35 am   Subject: Need help identifying a text: 'Mankind'.
Hey, in an attempt to better my knowledge of Hieroglyphics, I have recently downloaded 'Jsesh' to practice translating the pre-installed hieroglyphic texts. I am looking at a particular 'mankind.hie' ...
  Topic: Archaeological field schools late 2012 - early 2013:
J-Mak

Replies: 1
Views: 1659

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:22 am   Subject: Archaeological field schools late 2012 - early 2013:
Hey I'm interested in knowing if there are any archaeological field schools in Egypt running between December 2012 - February 2013.

I have become aware that any oversees fieldwork I do can be cover ...
  Topic: Is there any record of interaction after Pepi II till MK?
J-Mak

Replies: 3
Views: 4011

PostForum: Nubia   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:27 am   Subject: Is there any record of interaction after Pepi II till MK?
Hey I am interested to know if there is any recorded interaction between the nations (trade or otherwise) after the reign of Pepi II. Or would Egypt not interact with Nubia until the construction of t ...
  Topic: Middle Kingdom Grammar Help:
J-Mak

Replies: 0
Views: 2910

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:34 am   Subject: Middle Kingdom Grammar Help:
Hey, I'm beginning to organise my notes for my final exam, and I came across this tip:

'Future prospective, Aorist, subjunctive and historic perfect are all verb forms that can stand in the initial ...
  Topic: The origin of the Egyptian pantheon: Real Egyptians?
J-Mak

Replies: 0
Views: 2230

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:22 am   Subject: The origin of the Egyptian pantheon: Real Egyptians?
Hey, this is mainly just out of general curiosity, I was reading about how the Turin Royal Canon and Manetho's kinglist begin with listing the Gods as the first Pharaohs of Egypt. Similarly, a lot of ...
 
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