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Why Can’t a Woman be More Like a Man?

Frauen (und Männer) in den Nebenkammern der königlichen Grabanlagen in Umm el-Qa’ab

  • Eva-Maria Engel


The article examines archaeological and epigraphic evidence from the subsidiary chambers of the Early Dynastic royal cemetery at Umm el-Qa’ab/Abydos. Not surprisingly it turns out that this group of people was more diverse than the often used modern descriptions as “artisans and concubines” reveal.

Online erschienen: 2021-11-10
Erschienen im Druck: 2021-11-05

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