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Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Elena Pischikova


This book is the second joint publication of the members of the American–Egyptian South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the Ministry of State for Antiquities and directed by the editor. The Project is dedicated to the clearing, restoration, and reconstruction of the tombs of Karabasken (TT 391) and Karakhamun (TT 223) of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty, and the tomb of Irtieru (TT 390) of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty, on the West Bank of Luxor. This book covers the three seasons of work of the project from 2012 to 2014. Chapters concentrate on new archaeological finds, reconstr ... More

Keywords: tombs, South Asasif Conservation Project, Karabasken, Karakhamun, Twenty-fifth Dynasty, Irtieru, archaeological finds, South Asasif necropolis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9789774167249
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elena Pischikova, editor
Fairfield University

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