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Ancient Egyptian Chronology (Handbook of Oriental Studies

Section 1; The Near and Middle East #83)

Erik Hornung (Editor), Rolf Krauss (Editor), David A. Warburton (Editor)


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This volume, the only up-to-date study of its kind in any language, reviews the foundations of Ancient Egyptian chronology before presenting a relative and an absolute chronology for the time span from prehistoric times until the Hellenistic Period.

Brill, 9789004113855, 528pp.

Publication Date: December 14, 2006

About the Author

Eric Hornung, Ph.D. (1965) in Egyptology, University of Tuebingen, is Professor Emeritus, University of Basel. He has written numerous publications on Ancient Egyptian religion, history, and chronology.Rolf Krauss, Ph.D. (1981) in Egyptology, Free University of Berlin, teaches at Humboldt University, Berlin. He has published extensively on Egyptian chronology and astronomy, most recently Astronomische Konzepte (Wiesbaden, 1997). David A. Warburton, Dr.Phil. (1996), Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Bern; teaches Egyptology and Near Eastern Archaeology at the Universities of Copenhagen, Aarhus, Bern and Lyon. Publications include articles and books on chronology, stratigraphy, economics and religion.