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NeHeT 3 – Décembre 2015 – “Entre Nil et mers. La navigation en Égypte ancienne”

NeHeT-3-Couverture 2

Actes des Rencontres de Provence Égyptologie

Musée Départemental Arles Antique, le 12 avril 2014


Bruno ARGÉMI Avant-propos
Patrice POMEY Navires et construction navale en Égypte ancienne
Pierre TALLET Les “ports intermittents” de la mer Rouge à l’époque pharaonique : caractéristiques et chronologie
Marguerite YON et Caroline SAUVAGE La navigation en Méditerranée orientale à l’Âge du Bronze Récent
Pascal ARNAUD Navires et navigation commerciale sur le mer et sur le “Grand fleuve” à l’époque des Ptolémées
Claire SOMAGLINO La navigation sur le Nil. Quelques réflexions autour de l’ouvrage de J.P. Cooper, The Medieval Nile. Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt, Le Caire-New York, 2014




Ancient Egyptian Administration provides the first comprehensive overview of the structure, organization and evolution of the pharaonic administration from its origins to the end of the Late Period. The book not only focuses on bureaucracy, departments, and official practices but also on more informal issues like patronage, the limits in the actual exercise of authority, and the competing interests between institutions and factions within the ruling elite. Furthermore, general chapters devoted to the best-documented periods in Egyptian history are supplemented by more detailed ones dealing with specific archives, regions, and administrative problems. The volume thus produced by an international team of leading scholars will be an indispensable, up-to-date, tool of research covering a much-neglected aspect of pharaonic civilization.

Table des matières

The Study of Ancient Egyptian Administration Juan Carlos Moreno García
The Organization of a Nascent State : Egypt Until the Beginning of the Fourth Dynasty Eva-Maria Engel
The Central Administration of the Resources in the Old Kingdom: Departments, Treasures, Granaries and Work Centres Hratch Papazian
The Territorial Administration of the Kingdom in the Third Millennium Juan Carlos Moreno García
Kings, Viziers and Courtiers: Executive Power in the Third Millennium BC Miroslav Bárta
The Administration of the Funerary Royal Complexes Hana Vymazalová
Balat, a Frontier Town and its Archive Laure Pantalacci
Setting a State Anew: The Central Administration from the End of the Old Kingdom to the End of the Middle Kingdom Wolfram Grajetzki
The Royal Command (wD-nsw): A Basic Deed of Executive Power Pascal Vernus
Nomarchs and Local Potentates: The Provincial Administration in the Middle Kingdom Harco Willems
The Organisation of the Pharaonic army (Old to New Kingdom) Anthony Spalinger
Categorisation, Classification, and Social Reality: Administrative Control and Interaction with the Population Katalin Anna Kóthay
Crisis and Restructuring of the State: From the End of the Middle Kingdom to the Advent of the Ramesses J.J. Shirley
The Raising Power of the House of Amun in the New Kingdom Ben J.J. Haring
Coping with the Army: The Military and the State in the New Kingdom Andrea Gnirs
The Administration of Institutional Agriculture in the New Kingdom Sally Katary
A Bureaucratic Challenge? Archaeology and Administration in a Desert Environment (Second Millennium BCE) John Coleman Darnell
The Ramessid State Pierre Grandet
Administration of the Deserts and Oases: First Millennium BCE David Klotz
From Conquered to Conqueror: The Organization of Nubia in the New Kingdom and the Kushite Administration of Egypt Robert Morkot
The Saite Period: The Emergence of a Mediterranean Power Damien Agut-Labordère
The ‘Other’ Administration: Patronage, Factions and Informal Networks of Power in Ancient Egypt Juan Carlos Moreno García