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Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis – Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty - Cairo Scholarship Online
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Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Elena Pischikova


This volume is the first joint publication of the members of the American–Egyptian mission South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the State Ministry for Antiquities and Supreme Council of 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. Essays by the experts involved in the excavations and analysis cover the history of the Kushi ... More

Keywords: South Asasif Necropolis, Excavations, Kushite dynasties, Restoration, Tombs, Luxor, Twenty-sixth Dynasty, Pottery, Architecture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9789774166181
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elena Pischikova, editor
American-Egyptian South Asasif Conservation Project; American University in Cairo; Fairfield University; Metropolitan Museum of Art

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