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Statementedited with an introduction by C. Wilfred Griggs.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Religious Studies Center ;, v. 1
ContributionsGriggs, C. Wilfred., Brigham Young University. Religious Studies Center.
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LC ClassificationsDT73.S45 E93 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 95 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2067913M
ISBN 100884946800, 0884946479
LC Control Number88072066
OCLC/WorldCa19255950

This volume contains the preliminary reports from the field campaign of the Brigham Young University excavation team at Seila in the Fayum in Egypt.

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As both this set of reports and those expected from later expeditions will demonstrate, the work done near Egypt book Egyptian town of Seila will have a significant impact on further studies of not only Egypt’s Old Kingdom but also the. Excavations at Seila Egypt [C Wilford Griggs Editor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : C Wilford Griggs Editor.

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Series Title. The Fayoum, The Seila Pyramid, Fag el-Gamous and its Nearby Cities History of the Excavations at Fag el-Gamous and the Seila Pyramid Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Ritual Ramifications Ritual Objects from the Northern Side of the Seila Pyramid.

Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Fag el-Gamous Cemetery Series: Harvard Egyptological Studies, Volume: 7. In Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Fag el-Gamous Cemetery, the excavation team provides crucial information about the Old Kingdom and Graeco-Roman Egypt.

While both periods have Egypt book heavily studied, Kerry Muhlestein and his contributors provide new archaeological information that will help shape thinking about these eras. Excavations at Seila, Egypt (Occasional Papers of the Religious Studies Center ; V.

1) avg rating — 3 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5. I am close to finishing a book about the work of the BYU Egypt Excavation Project. It will have chapters on the ritual program of the Seila Pyramid, about how the poor people of Excavations at Seila Roman era in that area buried their dead, about mummy portraits found in that area, the translation of a papyrus fragment we found, and a bunch of other things.

Introduction to Excavations at Seila, Egypt, ed. Wilfred Griggs, (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, ), xi–xiii. Few academic disciplines conjure up as many romantic scenes and expectations as archaeology, and no country has had a more spellbinding effect on western civilization during the past two and one half millennia than Egypt.

The hectare Fag el-Gamous cemetery is located on the eastern edge of the Fayoum Depression approximately 90 km south of Cairo ().This Graeco-Roman cemetery is one component of the Brigham Young University (BYU) concession that also includes a Graeco-Roman township (Philadelphia), some Middle Kingdom tombs, and a small Old Kingdom Author: R.

Paul Evans, David M. Whitchurch, Kerry Muhlestein. It has been said that the people in the rural areas of Egypt today live much as they did in ancient times.

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With this thought in mind, we undertook a study of the dentition of 16 local workers employed as diggers at the site. They all lived within 1 or 2 km of the cemetery site and their average age was 32 years. Browse; Subjects African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Media Studies Middle East and Islamic.

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“Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Ritual Ramifications,” in Excavations at Fag el-Gamous and the Seila Pyramid, Kerry Muhlestein, editor in chief, Krystal V. Pierce and Bethany Jensen, eds., Harvard Egyptological Studies vol.

(Leiden: Brill, ), Author: Kerry Muhlestein. KM: I am close to finishing a book about the work of the BYU Egypt Excavation Project.

It will have chapters on the ritual program of the Seila Pyramid, about how the poor people of the Roman era in that area buried their dead, about mummy portraits found in that area, the translation of a papyrus fragment we found, and a bunch of other things.

The archaeological site of Seila, taking its name from a nearby Egyptian village close to the eastern edge of the Fayum depression (see fig.

1, a map showing the site in relationship to the Fayum depression), is comprised of numerous components representing the entire scope of Egyptian history. Excavations, Egypt, The Fayoum, Seila Pyramid, Fag el-Gamous Abstract Because the excavations discussed in this volume take place in the Fayoum, and cover a time period that spans from the Old Kingdom through the Byzantine era, many readers will find it helpful to understand the history, geography, and geology of the : Kerry Muhlestein, Cannon Fairbairn, Ronald Harris.

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He directed the Brigham Young University excavations at the Coptic cemetery at Seila, in the Fayum. Educated in BYU, Stanford, UC Berkeley, he authored various publications and acquired honors, his areas of expertise & research are in: Ancient history, religion, and by: Griggs, C.

Wilfred. Excavations at Seila, Egypt. Provo, Utah, Jakeman, M. Wells. "The Main Challenge of the Book of Mormon to Archaeology; and a Summary of Archaeological Research to Date Giving a Preliminary Test of Book-of-Mormon Claims." In Progress in Archaeology, An Anthology, ed.

Christensen, pp. Griggs currently holds the University Professorship of Ancient Studies at BYU. In addition to being a scholar of early Christian and Latter-day Saint history he is also an archeologist.

In – he was part of a team doing excavations at the Nag Hammadi site in Egypt for UC Berkeley. Ancient Civilizations and Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean William Revell Phillips Wm.

Revell Phillips, “Ancient Civilizations and Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean,” in Excavations at Seila, Egypt, ed. Wilfred Griggs, (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, ), 1– C.

Wilfred Griggs is a Professor of Ancient Studies at BYU. In addition to being a scholar of early Christian and Latter-day Saint history he is also an archeologist.

He has been a part of a team doing excavations at the Nag Hammadi site in Egypt, the field director of excavations at Seila, Fayum, Egypt, and has been t. The genus Seila in West Africa (Gastropoda, Cerithiopsidae) by Rolán, E. & Pelorce, J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Religious Studies Center digitized books The following texts have been made available online at the Harold B.

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See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 10 5/5(1). In Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Fag el-Gamous Cemetery, Kerry Muhlestein and team offer new information that will help shape thinking about the dawn of the pyramid age and life during cultural and religious change in Egypt’s Graeco-Roman Fayoum.

3 Russell D. Hamblin, "The Geology of the Gebel el-Rus Area and Archaeology Sites in the Eastern Fayum, Egypt," in C. Wilfred Griggs, ed., Excavations at Seila, Egypt (Provo, ), 4 C.

Wilfred Griggs, "Excavating a Christian Cemetery Near Seila, in the Fayum Region of Egypt," in Griggs, ed., Excavations at Seila, Egypt, Fagg El Gamous (translated Way of the Buffalo) is an ancient Egyptian cemetery located in the Faiyum Governorate dating from the 1st to the 7th century AD, the period of Roman rule in Egypt.

The cemetery was discovered by a team of archeologists from Brigham Young University in They were given sole responsibility for the excavation in The excavations are. About the Editor: C. Wilfred Griggs is a Professor of Ancient Studies at BYU. In addition to being a scholar of early Christian and Latter-day Saint history he is also an archeologist.

He has been a part of a team doing excavations at the Nag Hammadi site in Egypt, the field director of excavations at Seila, Fayum, Egypt, and has been the head of BYU's Fayum excavation .Author: Bethany Jensen,Krystal V.L. Pierce. Publisher: BRILL ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In Excavations at the Seila Pyramid and Fag el-Gamous Cemetery, Kerry Muhlestein and team offer new information that will help shape thinking about the dawn of the pyramid age and life during cultural and religious change in Egypt.The Religious Studies Center (RSC) is the research and publishing arm of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU), sponsoring scholarship on Latter-day Saint (LDS) culture, history, scripture, and doctrine.

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