About our Reference Tools
Our reference section is currently more of a statement of intent,
with some exciting demonstrations, than a full fledge resource. Yet,
we are bold enough to believe it can already be of value to the community.
Egyptological discussions are of necessity laid over a chronological framework. As eloquently
pointed out by Redford in his Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egypt (2001), "in selecting an absolute
chronology, the editors entered a world of uncertainty and acrimonious debate. . . The late John
Wilson, introducing a lecture on the Armana age, once declared, 'I have before me all the current
chronologies suggested for this period, and I don't believe any of them'".
section presents our exclusive interactive timescale—a must-see.
is progressively filled with the general articles written to complement
descriptions of collection items.
The FAQ will
not be implemented until the collection is completely described.
section is currently limited to a set of political maps of Egypt.
section currently provides king lists that can be ordered by name,
time, dynasty, or length of reign, plus a convenient index to alternate