University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Janet Richards

Time and Memory in Ancient Egyptian Cemeteries

The Dynamic History of Ancient Sites

By: Janet Richards

When travelers visit ancient sites in modern Egypt, they experience a static and soften recreated snapshot of a moment time from which other episodes of the site’s life history have been tidied away. Through the processes of excavation and development for tourism, a sense of these places as dynamic landscapes, created and experienced sometimes over […]