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Der Beginn des Neuen Reiches: Zur Vorgeschichte einer Zeitenwende
Polz, Daniel

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007 pp. xvi + 445. $175.00

Description: This volume deals with one of the ďdark agesĒ of ancient Egypt, the so-called Second Intermediate Period (c. 1785-1550 B.C.), which is regarded as the origin of cultural and political developments of Egyptís apogee, the New Kingdom. In particular the archaeological evidence is, for the first time, submitted to a comprehensive analysis, resulting in a new interpretation of the period immediately prior to the New Kingdom. This analysis includes the latest results of the excavations by the German Archaeological Institute Cairo in the necropolis of Draí Abu el-Naga in Thebes/Luxor.

Subjects: Ancient Near East, Egyptian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Archaeology

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Review by Roberto B. Gozzoli
Published 4/6/2013
Citation: Roberto B. Gozzoli, review of Daniel Polz, Der Beginn des Neuen Reiches: Zur Vorgeschichte einer Zeitenwende, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2013).

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