Prof Christopher Eyre MA, DPhil.

Professor Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    2018

    The material authority of written texts in pharaonic Egypt (Conference Paper)

    Eyre, C. J. (2018). The material authority of written texts in pharaonic Egypt. In F. A. J. Hoogendijk, & S. M. T. van Gompel (Eds.), The Materiality of Texts from Ancient Egypt Vol. Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava (pp. 1-11). Leiden, Boston: Brill. Retrieved from https://brill.com/view/title/38197

    The Accessibility of Ramesside Narrative (Conference Paper)

    Eyre, C. J. (2018). The Accessibility of Ramesside Narrative. In S. Kubisch, & U. Rummel (Eds.), The Ramesside Period in Egypt Studies into Cultural and Historical Processes of the 19th and 20th Dynasties. Proceedings of the International Symposium held in Heidelberg, 5th to 7th June 2015 Vol. 41 (pp. 89-102). Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter.

    2017

    Calculated Frightfulness and the Display of Violence (Conference Paper)

    Eyre, C. J. (2017). Calculated Frightfulness and the Display of Violence. In T. A. Bacs, & H. Beinlich (Eds.), 8th Symposium on Egyptian Royal Ideology: Constructing Authority. Prestige, Reputation and the Perception of Power in Egyptian Kingship (pp. 89-122). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. doi:10.2307/j.ctvckq3fs.9

    DOI: 10.2307/j.ctvckq3fs.9

    Tutankhamun's Regent: Scenes and Texts from the Memphite Tomb of Horemheb (Book)

    Martin, G. T., van Dijk, J., Eyre, C. J., & Frazer, K. J. (2017). Tutankhamun's Regent: Scenes and Texts from the Memphite Tomb of Horemheb (EES Excavation Memoir 111 ed.). W. J. Tait (Ed.), London: Egypt Exploration Society.

    2016

    Nakht-Min: Ramesses II's charioteer and envoy (Journal article)

    Daoud, K., Farag, S., & Eyre, C. (2016). Nakht-Min: Ramesses II's charioteer and envoy. Egyptian Archaeology, 48, 9-13.

    Reciprocity, Retribution and Feud (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2016). Reciprocity, Retribution and Feud. In P. Collombert, D. Lefèvre, S. Polis, & J. Winand (Eds.), Aere perennius. Mélanges égyptologiques en l’honneur de Pascal Vernus (pp. 163-179). Leuven: Peeters.

    2015

    Review of Andréas Stauder, Linguistic Dating of Middle Egyptian Literary Texts (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2015). Review of Andréas Stauder, Linguistic Dating of Middle Egyptian Literary Texts. Unknown Journal, 22, 321-326.

    Economy and Society in Pharaonic Egypt (Conference Paper)

    Eyre, C. J. (2015). Economy and Society in Pharaonic Egypt. In P. Kousoulis, & N. Lazaridis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Egyptologists Vol. 1 (pp. 707-725). Leuven: Peeters.

    2013

    'Arbeiterhütten im Tal der Könige: Ein Beitrag zur Altägyptischen Sozialgeschichte aufgrund von neuem Quellenmaterial aus der Mitte der 20. Dynastie (ca. 1150 v. Chr)' by Andreas Dorn (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2013). 'Arbeiterhütten im Tal der Könige: Ein Beitrag zur Altägyptischen Sozialgeschichte aufgrund von neuem Quellenmaterial aus der Mitte der 20. Dynastie (ca. 1150 v. Chr)' by Andreas Dorn. Unknown Journal, 99, 317-319.

    The Practice of Literature: The Relationship between Content, Form, Audience and Performance (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2013). The Practice of Literature: The Relationship between Content, Form, Audience and Performance. In R. Enmarch, & V. Lepper (Eds.), Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice. Oxford: OUP/British Academy.

    The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt (Book)

    Eyre, C. J. (2013). The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Women and prayer in pharaonic Egypt (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2013). Women and prayer in pharaonic Egypt. In E. Frood, & A. McDonald (Eds.), Decorum and Experience: Essays in ancient culture for John Baines (pp. 109-116). Oxford: Griffith Institute.

    2012

    'Dire le droit en Egypte pharaonique, by Alexandra Philip-Stephan (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2012). 'Dire le droit en Egypte pharaonique, by Alexandra Philip-Stephan. Unknown Journal, 2(71), 372-373.

    Review of R. Demaree and D. Valbelle, 'Les registres de recensement du village de Deir-el-Medineh' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. J. (2012). Review of R. Demaree and D. Valbelle, 'Les registres de recensement du village de Deir-el-Medineh'. Unknown Journal, 1-2(69), 62-65.

    Society, Economy, and Administrative Process in Late Ramesside Egypt (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2012). Society, Economy, and Administrative Process in Late Ramesside Egypt. In E. H. Cline, & D. O'Connor (Eds.), Ramesses III: The Life and Times of Egypt's Last Hero (pp. 101-150). Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

    2011

    Patronage, Power, and Corruption in Pharaonic Egypt (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2011). Patronage, Power, and Corruption in Pharaonic Egypt. International Journal of Public Administration, 34(11), 701-711. doi:10.1080/01900692.2011.598286

    DOI: 10.1080/01900692.2011.598286

    Children and Literature in Pharaonic Egypt (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2011). Children and Literature in Pharaonic Egypt. In M. Collier, & S. Snape (Eds.), Ramesside Studies in Honour of K.A. Kitchen. Bolton: Rutherford Press.

    Source Mining in Egyptian Texts: The Reconstruction of Social and Religious Behaviour in Pharaonic Egypt (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2011). Source Mining in Egyptian Texts: The Reconstruction of Social and Religious Behaviour in Pharaonic Egypt. In B. Backes, A. Verbovsek, C. Jones, J. Assmann, & H. Roeder (Eds.), Methodik und Didaktik in der Egyptologie (pp. 599-615). Munich: Fink.

    2010

    The economy: pharaonic (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2010). The economy: pharaonic. In A. B. Lloyd (Ed.), A Companion to Ancient Egypt (Vol. I, pp. 291-308). Malden MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

    Who Built the Great Temples of Egypt? (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2010). Who Built the Great Temples of Egypt?. In B. Menu (Ed.), L'Organisation du Travail en Egypte Ancienne et en Mesopotamie. Cairo: IFAO.

    2009

    Again the xtm of the Tomb. Public Space and Social Access (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2009). Again the xtm of the Tomb. Public Space and Social Access. In D. Kessler, A. Verbovsek, & S. Wimmer (Eds.), Texte-Theben-Tonfragmente: Festschrift fuer Guenter Burkard (pp. 107-117). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

    Belief and the dead in pharaonic Egypt (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (2009). Belief and the dead in pharaonic Egypt. In M. -C. Poo (Ed.), Rethinking Ghosts in World Religions (pp. 33-46). Leiden, Boston: Brill.

    On the inefficiency of bureaucracy (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2009). On the inefficiency of bureaucracy. In P. Piacentini, & C. Orsenigo (Eds.), Egyptian Archives (pp. 15-30). Milan: Cisalpino.

    2008

    Review of K. Szpakowska, Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. J. (2008). Review of K. Szpakowska, Daily Life in Ancient Egypt. Unknown Journal, 48.

    2007

    Die Erzaehlung des Wenamun: Ein Literaturwerk im Spannungsfeld von Politik, Geschichte und Religion (Journal article)

    Schipper, B. U. (2007). Die Erzaehlung des Wenamun: Ein Literaturwerk im Spannungsfeld von Politik, Geschichte und Religion. Unknown Journal, 126.2, 261-262.

    The Evil Stepmother and the Rights of a Second Wife (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. J. (2007). The Evil Stepmother and the Rights of a Second Wife. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 93(1), 223-243. doi:10.1177/030751330709300112

    DOI: 10.1177/030751330709300112

    Women and Prayer in Pharaonic Egypt (Conference Paper)

    Eyre, C. (2007). Women and Prayer in Pharaonic Egypt. In The International Academic Ceremony to Honour Prof. Dr. M.A. Nur el-Din (pp. 20). Cairo and Alexandria: University of Alexandria.

    2006

    Review: A History of Ancient Near Eastern Law (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2006). Review: A History of Ancient Near Eastern Law. Journal of Semitic Studies, 51(1), 174-176. doi:10.1093/jss/fgi089

    DOI: 10.1093/jss/fgi089

    2005

    Einfuerhrung in die altaegyptisches Literaturgeschichte I Altes und Mittleres Reich (Journal article)

    Burkard, G., & Thissen, H. J. (2005). Einfuerhrung in die altaegyptisches Literaturgeschichte I Altes und Mittleres Reich. Unknown Journal, 100, 385-387.

    How relevant was personal status to the functioning of the rural economy in pharaonic Egypt? (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2005). How relevant was personal status to the functioning of the rural economy in pharaonic Egypt?. In B. Menu (Ed.), La dependance rurale en Egypte ancienne dans l'Antiguite proche-orientale (pp. 157-186). Cairo: Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale.

    Les parties du discours en moyen egyptien: autopsie d'une theorie (Journal article)

    Vernus, P. (2005). Les parties du discours en moyen egyptien: autopsie d'une theorie. Unknown Journal, 90, 20-22.

    2004

    Judgement to the satisfaction of all (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2004). Judgement to the satisfaction of all. Droit et Cultures, 47, 20, 91-107.

    2002

    The Cannibal Hymn: a cultural and literary study (Book)

    Eyre, C. (2002). The Cannibal Hymn: a cultural and literary study. Liverpool: Liverpool UP.

    The performance of the peasant (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (2002). The performance of the peasant. In A. M. Gnirs (Ed.), Reading the Eloquent Peasant: proceedings of the International Conference The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant at the University of California, Los Angeles, 27-29 March 1997 (Vol. 8, pp. 9-25). Goettingen: Seminar fuer Aegyptologie und Koptologie.

    2000

    'Pouvoir central et pouvoirs locaux: problèmes historiographiques et méthodologiques' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (2000). 'Pouvoir central et pouvoirs locaux: problèmes historiographiques et méthodologiques'. Méditerranées, 24, 15-39.

    1999

    'Irony in the Story of Wenamun: the politics of religion in the 21st Dynasty', (IFAO, Cairo, 1999), 235-252. (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1999). 'Irony in the Story of Wenamun: the politics of religion in the 21st Dynasty', (IFAO, Cairo, 1999), 235-252.. In J. Assmann, & E. Blumenthal (Eds.), Literatur und Politik im pharaonischen und ptolemäischen Ägypten (pp. 235-252). Cairo: IFAO.

    'The village economy in pharaonic Egypt', (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1999). 'The village economy in pharaonic Egypt',. In A. Bowman, & E. Rogan (Eds.), Agriculture in Egypt: from pharaonic to modern times (Vol. 96, pp. 33-60). Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

    Review of Warburton DA, State and Economy in Ancient Egypt: fiscal vocabulary of the New Kingdom (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1999). Review of Warburton DA, State and Economy in Ancient Egypt: fiscal vocabulary of the New Kingdom. Unknown Journal, 42/4, 575-577.

    1998

    'The market women of pharaonic Egypt' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1998). 'The market women of pharaonic Egypt'. In N. Grimal, & B. Menu (Eds.), Le commerce en Égypte ancienne (pp. 173-191). Cairo: IFAO.

    Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Egyptologists (Book)

    Eyre, C. J. (Ed.) (1998). Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Egyptologists. Leuven: Peeters.

    1997

    'Peasants and "modern" leasing strategies in Ancient Egypt' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1997). 'Peasants and "modern" leasing strategies in Ancient Egypt'. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, 40(4), 367-390.

    1996

    'Is Egyptian historical literature "historical" or "literary"?' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1996). 'Is Egyptian historical literature "historical" or "literary"?'. In A. Loprieno (Ed.), Ancient Egyptian Literature: history and forms (Vol. 10, pp. 415-433). Leiden: EJ Brill.

    'Ordre et désordre dans la campagne égyptienne' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1996). 'Ordre et désordre dans la campagne égyptienne'. Méditerranées, 6/7, 179-193.

    1995

    'The agricultural cycle, farming, and water management in the Ancient Near East' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1995). 'The agricultural cycle, farming, and water management in the Ancient Near East'. In J. M. Sasson, J. Baines, G. Beckman, & K. S. Rubinson (Eds.), Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (Vol. 1, pp. 175-189). New York: Simon and Schuster Macmillan.

    1994

    'Feudal tenure and absentee landlords' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1994). 'Feudal tenure and absentee landlords'. In S. Allam (Ed.), Grund und Boden in Altaegypten (pp. 107-133). Tübingen: Im Selbstverlag des Herausgebers.

    'The water regime for orchards and plantations in Pharaonic Egypt' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1994). 'The water regime for orchards and plantations in Pharaonic Egypt'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 80, 57-80.

    'Weni's Career and Old Kingdom Historiography' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1994). 'Weni's Career and Old Kingdom Historiography'. In C. Eyre, A. Leahy, & L. M. Leahy (Eds.), The Unbroken Reed. Studies in the culture and heritage of Ancient Egypt in honour of A.F. Shore (pp. 107-124). London: Egypt Exploration Society.

    'Word Order Hierarchies and Word Order Change in the History of Egyptian' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. J. (1994). 'Word Order Hierarchies and Word Order Change in the History of Egyptian'. Lingua Aegyptia, 4, 117-132.

    The Unbroken Reed. Studies in the culture and heritage of Ancient Egypt in honour of A.F. Shore (Book)

    Eyre, C., Leahy, A., & Leahy, L. M. (Eds.) (1994). The Unbroken Reed. Studies in the culture and heritage of Ancient Egypt in honour of A.F. Shore. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

    1992

    'The Adoption Papyrus in Social Context' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1992). 'The Adoption Papyrus in Social Context'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 78, 207-221.

    'Yet again the wax crocodile. P. Westcar 3, 12ff.' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1992). 'Yet again the wax crocodile. P. Westcar 3, 12ff.'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 78, 280-281.

    1991

    'Was ancient Egyptian really a primitive language?' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1991). 'Was ancient Egyptian really a primitive language?'. Lingua Aegyptia, 1, 97-123.

    1990

    'The Semna stelae: quotation, genre, and functions of literature' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. (1990). 'The Semna stelae: quotation, genre, and functions of literature'. In S. Israelit-Groll (Ed.), Studies in Egyptology presented to Miriam Lichtheim (Vol. 1, pp. 134-165). Jerusalem: Magnes Press.

    1987

    'Papyrus Deir el-Medîna XXIV: an appeal for wages?' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1987). 'Papyrus Deir el-Medîna XXIV: an appeal for wages?'. Göttinger Miszellen, 98, 11-21.

    'Work and the organisation of work in the Old Kingdom' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (1987). 'Work and the organisation of work in the Old Kingdom'. In M. A. Powell (Ed.), Labor in the Ancient Near East (Vol. 68, pp. 5-47). New Haven: American Oriental Society.

    Work and the organisation of work in the New Kingdom' (Chapter)

    Eyre, C. J. (1987). Work and the organisation of work in the New Kingdom'. In M. A. Powell (Ed.), Labor in the ancient Near East (Vol. 68, pp. 167-221). New Haven: American Oriental Society.

    1984

    'A draughtsman's letter from Thebes' 195 207. (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1984). 'A draughtsman's letter from Thebes' 195 207.. Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur, 11, 195-207.

    Crime and adultery in ancient Egypt' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1984). Crime and adultery in ancient Egypt'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 70, 92-105.

    1983

    'Four notes on literacy' (Journal article)

    Baines, J., & Eyre, C. J. (1983). 'Four notes on literacy'. Göttinger Miszellen, 65-96.

    'Four notes on literacy' (Journal article)

    Baines, J., & Eyre, C. J. (1983). 'Four notes on literacy'. Göttinger Miszellen, 61, 65-96.

    1980

    'An accounts papyrus from Thebes' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1980). 'An accounts papyrus from Thebes'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 66, 108-119.

    'The reign-length of Ramesses VII' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1980). 'The reign-length of Ramesses VII'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 66, 168-170.

    1976

    'An Egyptianism in the Amarna letters?' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1976). 'An Egyptianism in the Amarna letters?'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 62, 183-184.

    'Fate, crocodiles and the judgement of the dead. Some mythological allusions in Egyptian literature' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1976). 'Fate, crocodiles and the judgement of the dead. Some mythological allusions in Egyptian literature'. Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur, 4, 103-114.

    'Report on papyrus finds' in G.T. Martin, 'Excavations at the Memphite tomb of Horemheb, 1975, preliminary report' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1976). 'Report on papyrus finds' in G.T. Martin, 'Excavations at the Memphite tomb of Horemheb, 1975, preliminary report'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 12.

    1975

    'A neglected construction in Late Egyptian' (Journal article)

    Eyre, C. (1975). 'A neglected construction in Late Egyptian'. Göttinger Miszellen, 18, 11-14.