Sailors, musicians and monks : the leatherwork from Dra' Abu el Naga (Luxor, Egypt)
Excavations (Archaeology) Leatherwork Antiquities Luxor (Egypt) History
Sidestone Press 2017EISBN 9789088904172
This volume describes, illustrates, and analysis the finds from the excavations at Dra' Abu el-Naga, an important necropolis on the east bank of the Nile in Luxor (Egypt), which was in use from Middle Kingdom times until the early Christian era. Excavations of the site have been conducted by the German Archaeological Institute (DAI). A wide variety of leather objects or objects with leather parts have been discovered, including footwear, musical objects, loincloths as well as parts of furniture. The dating of these objects, mirroring the variety, ranges from Pharaonic to Ottoman. The present w.