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Technology and Urbanism in Late Bronze Age Egypt

Anna K. Hodgkinson


This book provides the first systematic and comprehensive discussion of the intra-urban distribution of high-status goods, and their production or role as a marker of the nature of the settlements known as royal cities of New Kingdom Egypt (c.1550-1069 BC). Using spatial analysis to detect patterns of artefact distribution, the study focuses on Amarna, Gurob, and Malqata, incorporating Qantir/Pi-Ramesse for comparison. Being royal cities, these three settlements had a great need for luxury goods. Such items were made of either highly valuable materials, or materials that were not easily produc ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198803591
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198803591.001.0001


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Anna K. Hodgkinson, author