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By Maarten Horn, Joost Kramer, Daniel Soliman, Nico Staring, Carina van den Hoven, Lara Weiss

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After having been held within the united kingdom for the previous 10 years, the eleventh version of the yearly present examine in Egyptology (CRE) graduate convention was once held at Leiden collage, The Netherlands in January 2010. As constantly, the most goal of the convention was once to supply graduate and postgraduate scholars of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology with the chance to give their study. The court cases of this year's convention disguise quite a lot of subject matters from the Predynastic interval to fashionable Egypt. The papers replicate the same type in parts of analysis and clinical method, for instance, through utilizing the linguistic prototype concept to historic Egyptian texts or through the use of an ethnoarchaeological method for the research of contemporary mud-brick structure. the subjects coated comprise Egyptian faith, starting from the Coffin Texts to the ornament of temple partitions in Ptolemaic instances, in addition to sociological matters within the heart and New country. different contributions concentrate on the research of the chronology of the center country with assistance from lunar ephemerides or well-stratified radiocarbon facts as opposed to pottery information. In precis, court cases of present examine in Egyptology XI comprises 19 chosen papers on artefact reports, burial practices and provisioning for the afterlife, economic climate and sociology, historical past and chronological stories, linguistics, philology and faith.

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From an archaeological point of view, this could mean a much more disperse pattern of their remains, scattered across a wide area around the foundation lines. In addition, independent units such as storage units or pigeon houses tend to be located in the upper storeys; this must be taken into account when identifying the structural remains of the upper storey. In terms of the use of space, it has been observed that function and the real use of rooms do not always correspond, and that some rooms with a specific function can be used for storage.

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