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Aegean

Edited by Donald B. Redford.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 4 words.

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Afrocentrism

Ann Macy Roth.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 2702 words.

is a general approach to scholarly research that attempts to avoid the values and assumptions imposed by the European tradition,

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Afterlife

Maya Müller, Robert E. Shillenn and Jane McGary.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 4327 words.

Belief in the afterlife is among the fundamental concepts of Egyptian culture. Since late prehistoric times, the Egyptians found means

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Agriculture

Wilma Wetterstrom.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 5566 words.

was the basis of the economy in dynastic Egypt, but it was first a modest supplement to hunting and gathering

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A-group

Hans-Åke Nordström.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1355 words.

the archaeological designation for an indigenous Nubian culture; the term “A-Group” was introduced by George A. Reisner (1910)

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Ahmose (1569–c.1545<span class="smallCaps">bce</span>)

Eugene Romanosky.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 467 words.

(ruled c.1569–c.1545bce),

first king of the eighteenth dynasty and the founder of the New Kingdom. The son

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Ahmose-Nefertari

David A. Berg.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 303 words.

wife of the founder of the eighteenth dynasty, New Kingdom, Ahmose (r.1569–1545bce), and the mother of his

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Akh

Florence Dunn Friedman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1515 words.

a term that occurs regularly throughout ancient Egyptian secular and religious texts, represented by the crested ibis hieroglyph. The akh

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Akhenaten (1372–1355<span class="smallCaps">bce</span>)

Marianne Eaton-Krauss.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1950 words.

(r. 1372–1355bce),

originally Amenhotpe IV, tenth king of the eighteenth dynasty, New Kingdom. He succeeded his father

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Akhmim

Naguib Kanawati.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 795 words.

a site known in ancient Egypt as Ipw or ḫntmnw, and an important cult center for the fertility god

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