Lilyquist, Christine, Egyptian Stone Vessels: Khian through Tuthmosis IV



Lilyquist, Christine, Egyptian Stone Vessels: Khian through Tuthmosis IV
Stone vessels from royal tombs or with royal inscriptions are catalogued for archaeologists of Egypt.
Information from stone vases aids archaeology, history, and comparative archaeology. The length of reign and place of burial for most rulers of the first half of Egyptian Dynasty 18 is debated, and some genealogies and lifespans of royal family members are uncertain. However, vessels have been one of the means used to establish and explain the meager information that exists. This volume seeks to document shapes, materials, and inscriptions for Egyptian stone vessels either from royal tombs or inscribed with royal names from Dynasty 15 (1648–1540 B.C.) to halfway through Dynasty 18 (1550–1295 B.C.). Also included in this volume is a full chronology, 4 appendices, and a select bibliography.
Introduction
Aim and Perimeters
Vessels and Their Functions
Provenance and Source
Means of Dating
Vessel Features
Shapes and sizes
Materials and workmanship
Inscription content and format
Historical Summary of Catalogue Items
Catalogue
Part 1, Storage Jars
Dynasty 15 (1648–1540 B.C.)
Seuserenra Khian
Aakenenra Apopy
Aauserra Apopy
Dynasty 17 (1648–1550 B.C.)
Seqenenra Tao
Dynasty 18 (1550–1295 B.C.)
Ahmose or earlier
Ahmose (1550–1525 B.C.)
Amenhotep I (1525–1504 B.C.)
Ahmose or Amenhotep I
Tuthmosis I (1504–1492 B.C.)
End of Reign of Tuthmosis I and/or early Tuthmosis II
Tuthmosis II (1492–1479 B.C.)
Maatkara Hatshepsut (1479–1457 B.C.)
Tuthmosis III (1479–1425 B.C.)
Amenhotep II (1427–1401 B.C.)
Tuthmosis IV (1401–1391 B.C.)
Part 2, Special Jars
Dynasty 15 (1648–1540 B.C.)
Seuserenra Khian
Nebkhepeshra Apopy
Dynasty 18 (1550–1295 B.C.)
Ahmose, Amenhotep I, or Tuthmosis I
Amenhotep I (1525–1504 B.C.)
Tuthmosis I (1504–1492 B.C.)
Tuthmosis II (1492–1479 B.C.)
Maatkara Hatshepsut (1479–1457 B.C.)
Tuthmosis III (1479–1425 B.C.)
Tuthmosis III or Amenhotep II
Amenhotep II (1427–1401 B.C.)
Appendix 1
Notes and bibliography for royal tombs with vessels in the Catalogue
Appendix 2
Notes of the burial of Queen Mentuhotep (Dynasty 17) and six uninscribed vessels associated with her
Appendix 3
Vessels from private tombs of the period
Appendix 4
Remarks on some inscriptions, by Edward W. Castle
Chronology
Indexes
Royal Names: Occurrences and Associations
Provenances
Collections
Frequently Cited Sources
Abbreviation
Select Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Illustration Credits
Figures
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