Record Number : 37847 of 13452

Title : Women in the ancient Near East

Description :
The Women in the Ancient Near East website is a select bibliography of resources found in the research archive of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The Oriental Institute is a research organisation and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East, founded in 1919 by the famous Egyptologist James Henry Breasted. The bibliography is compiled by Terry Wilfong, associate professor of Egyptology at the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan. The study of women in ancient Near East has attracted an increased amount of attention in recent years and this bibliography is an attempt to collect some of the more useful resources. The website contains the bibliography, a book review index and a subject index. It is a select bibliography and covers mainly acquisitions to the archive between 1988 and 1992. The bibliography is still a useful resource for anyone interested in ancient history and especially the history of women.


Uncontrolled Keywords : gender studies; ancient history

Controlled Keywords : Middle East; history (discipline);

Language : eng;

Period : 3000 - 1500 BCE; 1500 - 750 BCE; 750 - 1 BCE; 1 BCE - 500 CE;

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