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dc.contributor.authorBelmonte, Juan Antonio-
dc.contributor.authorGonzález-García, A. César-
dc.contributor.authorShaltout, Mosalam-
dc.contributor.authorFekri, Magdi-
dc.contributor.authorMiranda, Noemi-
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-22T11:28:43Z-
dc.date.available2013-08-22T11:28:43Z-
dc.date.issued2008-
dc.identifier.citationEn Archaeologia Baltica, 10: 266-233 (2008)es_ES
dc.identifier.issn1392-5520-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/80893-
dc.descriptionThe volumen title is ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY IN FOLK TRADITIONS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE Edited by Jonas Vaigkunas. Archaeologia Baltica volume 10 was prepared by Klaipėda University Institute of Baltic Sea Region History and Archaeology and Museum of Molėtai district. Published with a grant from the Ministry of Education and Science of The Republic of Lithuania.es_ES
dc.description.abstract[EN]This paper presents a preliminary approach to the problem of royal tomb orientation in ancient Egypt from the early dynastic mausoleums at the necropolis of Umm al Qab to the impressive subterranean chambers of the tombs at the Valley of the Kings (Biban al Muluk). This clearly shows that the correct orientation of the monuments, from the earlier mastabas to the later hypogea, was mandatory and that the sky plays a key role in understanding ancient Egyptian funerary monuments.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work is partially financed under the framework of the projects P310793 "Arqueoastronomía" of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, and AYA2004-01010 "Orientatio ad S idera" of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.es_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.publisherKlaipeda University Presses_ES
dc.rightsopenAccesses_ES
dc.subjectArchaeoastronomy,es_ES
dc.subjectUmm al Qabes_ES
dc.subjectPyramidses_ES
dc.subjectValley of the Kingses_ES
dc.subjectOrientationses_ES
dc.subjectIncipites_ES
dc.subjectInstitute of Heritage Scienceses_ES
dc.subjectInstiuto de Ciencias del Patrimonioes_ES
dc.titleFrom Umm al Qab to Biban al Muluk: The orientation of Royal Tombs in Ancient Egyptes_ES
dc.typeartículoes_ES
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer reviewedes_ES
dc.contributor.funderInstituto de Astrofísica de Canarias-
dc.contributor.funderMinisterio de Educación y Ciencia (España)-
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