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Shaw, Ian 1961-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 218 publications in 6 languages and 8,936 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Reference works  Military history  Miscellanea  Church history  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, zxx
Classifications: DT83, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Shaw
The Oxford history of ancient Egypt by Nicolas-Christophe Grimal( Book )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt is the only history to provide detailed historical coverage of Egypt from the early Stone Age to its incorporation into the Roman Empire. The essays and beautiful illustrations portray the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians covering the period from 700,000 B.C. to A.D. 311. The authors outline the principal sequence of political events, including detailed examinations of the three so-called Intermediate Periods previously regarded as 'dark ages'."--BOOK JACKET
Exploring ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Archaeologist Ian Shaw describes the period in which each site was occupied, the history and methods of the site's excavation, and the principal finds. Maps of each site's location, along with drawings and photographs of monuments and artifacts, illustrate each chapter. Based on the most current archaeological research, Exploring Ancient Egypt offers students, travelers, and arm-chair archaeologists a wealth of clues to the ways ancient Egyptians lived, worked, and made sense of their world."--Jacket
The dictionary of ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw( Book )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Replete with superb illustrations, extensively cross-referenced, and comprehensively indexed, The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is an unparalleled guide to one of the world's most fascinating civilizations. Clear explanations and descriptions of 600 major ideas, events, and personalities that shaped 4,000 years of life in the Nile valley are provided here, along with entries on the many archaeologists who unearthed Egypt's legacy. Each entry is followed by a short bibliography to enable readers to pursue topics in greater detail. Lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs, line drawings, site plans, and maps, and including the most up-date information, The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is invaluable for general readers, students, and researchers alike
Ancient Egyptian materials and technology( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a study of the procurement and processing of raw materials employed by the ancient Egyptians over the five millennia of the Predynastic and Pharaonic periods (c. 5500-332 B.C.). During this time, not only were there variations in the preferred materials for particular types of artefacts, but also gradual processes of technological change. Among the topics covered are stone quarrying, the building of temples and pyramids, techniques for preserving meat, fish, and poultry, the production of glass and faience, the baking of bread, the brewing of beers, the preparation of oils and perfumes, and the mummification of humans and animals. Each chapter has been written by one or more specialists, drawing not only on conventional Egyptological skills but also on expertise in the natural sciences as applied to archaeological data."--Jacket
The Princeton dictionary of ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than a decade, Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson's Dictionary of Ancient Egypt has been the most informative and useful dictionary of ancient Egypt available, one that Library Journal called "a preeminent source" and "the essential choice." Now fully revised and updated, this new edition covers the most important discoveries and scholarship in the field since 1995." "Written by two archaeologists, each with more than twenty years of excavation experience in Egypt, this authoritative dictionary defines and explains important themes, sites, objects, individuals, and historical periods throughout four thousand years of Egyptian civilization. More than 600 A-to-Z entries provide concise information on all aspects of ancient Egypt and Nubia during the pharaonic and Graeco-Roman periods. Each entry is followed by a bibliography, allowing readers to pursue subjects in more detail. The dictionary is lavishly illustrated with photographs, line drawings, site plans, and maps. The Princeton Dictionary of Ancient Egypt is an indispensable resource for researchers, students, and anyone with an interest in the ancient world."--Jacket
A dictionary of archaeology by Ian Shaw( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary provides those studying or working in archaeology with a complete reference to the field
Ancient Egyptian technology and innovation : transformations in pharaonic material culture by Ian Shaw( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of ancient Egyptian materials and technology is a vibrant one, with research being conducted by many scholars throughout the world. This book draws not only on traditional archaeological and textual sources but also on the results of scientific analyses of ancient materials and on experimental and ethno-archaeological information. Although the principal aim is to bring together the basic evidence for different aspects of change and evolution in Egyptian technology, it also examines wider cognitive and social contexts, such as the ancient Egyptian propensity for mental creativity and innovation. How rapidly did Egyptian technology change in comparison with other African, Mediterranean or Near Eastern states? The text includes consideration of those aspects of Egyptian society that made it predisposed (or not) to certain types of innovation, e.g. techniques of metalworking, transportation and construction
Egyptian warfare and weapons by Ian Shaw( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hatnub : quarrying travertine in Ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reclams Lexikon des alten Ägypten by Ian Shaw( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexikon des alten Ägypten by Ian Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian family matters( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructions of health and illness : European perspectives( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical virology : a distance learning package by R. L Sands( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del Antiguo Egipto Oxford( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A statistical analysis of artifacts at El-'Amarna, Egypt by Ian Shaw( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prehistory of Egypt : from the first Egyptians to the first pharaohs by Béatrix Midant-Reynes( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book covers the prehistory of the Nile Valley from Nubia to the Mediterranean, during the period from the earliest hominid settlement, around 700,000 BC, to the beginnings of dynastic Egypt at the end of the fourth millennium BC. The author explores the prehistoric foundations of many of the cultural traditions of Pharaonic Egypt." "The book focuses primarily on the fifteen millennia from 18,000 to 3,000 BC, when different cultures can be identified and the earliest forms of agriculture traced with some detail."--Jacket
Sir John Gardner Wilkinson : pioneer Egyptologist : the Harrow School collection of Egyptian antiquities by Ian Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del antiguo Egipto by Jacques Pirenne( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey and excavation at the ancient pharaonic gneiss quarrying site of Gebel el-Ast, Lower Nubia by Ian Shaw( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford history of ancient Egypt
Alternative Names
Ian Shaw British Egyptologist

Ian Shaw Brits egyptoloog

Ian Shaw egittologo inglese

Shaw, I. 1961-

Shaw, I. M. 1961-

Shaw, I. M. E. 1961-

Shaw, Ian

Shaw, Ian 1961-

Shaw, Ian (Ian Michael Edward), 1961-

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Shaw, Ian Michael E. 1961-

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Йен Шоу

쇼, 이언 1961-

ショー, イアン

Languages
English (192)

Spanish (6)

German (5)

Japanese (4)

Czech (2)

Dutch (1)

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Exploring ancient EgyptThe dictionary of ancient EgyptAncient Egyptian materials and technologyThe Princeton dictionary of ancient EgyptA dictionary of archaeologyAncient Egyptian technology and innovation : transformations in pharaonic material cultureEgyptian warfare and weaponsHatnub : quarrying travertine in Ancient Egypt