Seafaring expeditions to Punt in the Middle Kingdom : excavations at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt
In the 12th Dynasty (ca. 1985-1773 BC) the Egyptian state sent a number of seafaring expeditions to the land of Punt, located somewhere in the southern Red Sea region, in order to bypass control of the upper Nile by the Kerma kingdom. Excavations at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis on the Red Sea coast of Egypt f...
|Main Author:||Bard, Kathryn A. , [Author] , Fattovich, Rodolfo , [Author]|
Leiden ; Boston :
xvi, 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ;