Seals and sealing practices in the Near East : developments in administration and magic from prehistory to the Islamic period : Proceedings of an international workshop at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo on December 2-3, 2009

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Full title: Seals and sealing practices in the Near East : developments in administration and magic from prehistory to the Islamic period : Proceedings of an international workshop at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo on December 2-3, 2009 / edited by Ilona Regulski, Kim Duistermaat and Peter Verkinderen.
Corporate Author: Seals and Sealing Practices from Ancient Times until the Present Day (Workshop) Cairo, Egypt)
, Nederlands-Vlaams Instituut in Cairo.
Other authors: Duistermaat, Kim.
Regulski, Ilona.
Verkinderen, Peter.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Which Came First, the Bureaucrat or the Seal? Some Thoughts on the Non-Administrative Origins of Seals in Neolithic Syria / K. Duistermaat
  • Do Seal Impressions Prove a Change in the Administration during the Reign of King Den? / V. Muller
  • The Transition from the Linear A to the Linear B Sealing System / H. Tomas
  • Protection, Control and Prestige
  • Seals among the Rural Population of Qau-Matmar / U. Dubiel
  • "Non Signat Aegyptus"? Seals and Stamps in the Multicultural Society of Greco-Roman Egypt / B. Van Beek
  • On the Development of Sasanian Seals and Sealing Practice: A Mesopotamian Approach / N.C. Ritter
  • Magical Protection and Stamps in Byzantium / B. Caseau
  • Sealing Practices in the Byzantine Administration / B. Caseau
  • Sealing Practices in the Monasteries of Late Antique and Early Medieval Egypt / C. Kotsifou
  • Seals and Papyri from Early Islamic Egypt / P.M. Sijpesteijn
  • The Seal of Solomon: From Magic to Messianic Device / E. Fernandez Medina
  • Seals in Islamic Magical Literature / S. Dorpmuller.