Prof Ian Shaw BA, MA, PhD

Reader in Egyptian Archaeology Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

Publications

2012

Ancient Egyptian Technology and Innovation: Transformations in Pharaonic Material Culture (Book)

Shaw, I. (2012). Ancient Egyptian Technology and Innovation: Transformations in Pharaonic Material Culture. London: Bloomsbury.

The archaeology of refuse disposal in New Kingdom Egypt: patterns of production and consumption at el-Amarna (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2012). The archaeology of refuse disposal in New Kingdom Egypt: patterns of production and consumption at el-Amarna. Talanta (Proceedings of the Dutch Archaeological and Historical Society).

2011

New fieldwork at the Medinet el-Gurob New Kingdom settlement: investigating a harem palace town in the Faiyum (summary of the 2009-10 seasons) (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2011). New fieldwork at the Medinet el-Gurob New Kingdom settlement: investigating a harem palace town in the Faiyum (summary of the 2009-10 seasons). In G. A. Belova (Ed.), Achievements and problems of modern Egyptology: Proceedings of the International Conference held in Moscow on September 29-October 2, 2009 (pp. 16). Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences.

Overview of ancient Egyptian History (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2011). Overview of ancient Egyptian History. In C. Routledge (Ed.), Quest for Immortality, The Bolton Collection (pp. 6). Taipei: Media Sphere and United Exhibits Group.

Seeking the Ramesside royal harem: new fieldwork at Medinet el-Gurob (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2011). Seeking the Ramesside royal harem: new fieldwork at Medinet el-Gurob. In M. Collier, & S. Snape (Eds.), Ramesside Studies in Honour of Ken Kitchen (pp. 207-217). Bolton: Rutherford Press.

2010

Ahmose Nefertari, Tiye and Nefertiti: deified or dignified? (Chapter)

Shaw, I., & el-Khodary, R. (2010). Ahmose Nefertari, Tiye and Nefertiti: deified or dignified?. In B. el-Sharkawy (Ed.), The Horizon: Studies in Egyptology in Honour of M.A. Nur El-Din (pp. 9). Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.

Hatnub: Quarrying Travertine in Ancient Egypt (Book)

Shaw, I. (2010). Hatnub: Quarrying Travertine in Ancient Egypt. London: Egypt Exploration Society.

Inscribed stone vessels as symbols of the Egypto-Achaemenid economic encounter (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2010). Inscribed stone vessels as symbols of the Egypto-Achaemenid economic encounter. In A. Hudecz, & M. Petrik (Eds.), Commerce and Economy in Ancient Egypt: Proceedings of The Third International Congress for Young Egyptologists, 25-27 September, 2009 (pp. 5). London: Archaeopress.

Inscribed stone vessels as symbols of the Egypto-Achaemenid economic encounter (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2010). Inscribed stone vessels as symbols of the Egypto-Achaemenid economic encounter. In A. Hudecz, & M. Petrik (Eds.), The Third International Congress for Young Egyptologists, 2009 (pp. 107-111). Budapest: Archaeopress, Oxford.

Quarrying and Landscape at Gebel El-Asr in the Old and Middle Kingdoms (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I., Heldal, T., Storemyr, P., & Bloxam, E. G. (2010). Quarrying and Landscape at Gebel El-Asr in the Old and Middle Kingdoms. In F. Raffaele, I. Incordino, & M. Nuzzollo (Eds.), Proceedings of The First Neapolitan Congress of Egyptology, 2008 (pp. 200-218). Naples. Retrieved from http://arrow.monash.edu.au/hdl/1959.1/780005

Quarrying and landscape at Gebel el-Asr in the Old and Middle Kingdoms (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2010). Quarrying and landscape at Gebel el-Asr in the Old and Middle Kingdoms. In F. Raffaele, M. Nuzzollo, & I. Incordino (Eds.), Recent Discoveries and Latest Researches in Egyptology: Proceedings of the First Neapolitan Congress of Egyptology, Naples, June 18th-20th 2008 (pp. 19). Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

Socio-economic and iconographic contexts for Egyptian military technology in the east Mediterranean: the knowledge economy and "technology transfer" in Late Bronze Age warfare (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2010). Socio-economic and iconographic contexts for Egyptian military technology in the east Mediterranean: the knowledge economy and "technology transfer" in Late Bronze Age warfare. In M. Wissa (Ed.), The Knowledge Economy and Technological Capabilities: Egypt, the Near East and the Mediterranean 2nd millennium B.C. -1st millennium A.D. Proceedings of a Conference held at the Maison de la Chimie Paris, France 9-10 December 2005 (pp. 9). Barcelona: Aula Orientalis.

Socio-economic and iconographic contexts for Egyptian military technology in the east Mediterranean: the knowledge economy and "technology transfer" in Late Bronze Age warfare (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2010). Socio-economic and iconographic contexts for Egyptian military technology in the east Mediterranean: the knowledge economy and "technology transfer" in Late Bronze Age warfare. In M. Wissa (Ed.), The Knowledge Economy and Technological Capabilities: Egypt, the Near East and the Mediterranean 2nd millennium B.C. -1st millennium A.D. (pp. 77-85). Paris: Aula Orientalis, Barcelona.

The royal harim at Medinet el-Ghurob: new fieldwork (2005-7) (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2010). The royal harim at Medinet el-Ghurob: new fieldwork (2005-7). In J. das Candeas Sales, & L. M. de Araujo (Eds.), The Second Young Egyptologists - Conference, Lisbon, 2006 (pp. 9). Lisbon: Museum of Pharmacy.

The royal harim at Medinet el-Ghurob: new fieldwork (2005-7) (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2010). The royal harim at Medinet el-Ghurob: new fieldwork (2005-7). In L. M. de Araujo, & J. das Candeas Sales (Eds.), The Second Young Egyptologists' Conference, Lisbon, 2006 (pp. 256-264). Lisbon: Museu da Farmácia, Lisbon.

2009

GPS and GIS Methodology in the Mapping of Chephren's Quarry, Upper Egypt: A Significant Tool for Documentation and Interpretation of the Site (Chapter)

Heldal, T., Storemyr, P., Bloxam, E. G., Shaw, I., Lee, R., & Salem, A. (2009). GPS and GIS Methodology in the Mapping of Chephren's Quarry, Upper Egypt: A Significant Tool for Documentation and Interpretation of the Site. In Y. Maniatis (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity, Thasos, Greece, September 15-20, 2003 (pp. 14). Atthens: Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Athens, Supplément 51.

GPS and GIS Methodology in the Mapping of Chephren's Quarry, Upper Egypt: A Significant Tool for Documentation and Interpretation of the Site (Conference Paper)

Heldal, T., Storemyr, P., Bloxam, E. G., Shaw, I., Lee, R., & Salem, A. (2009). GPS and GIS Methodology in the Mapping of Chephren's Quarry, Upper Egypt: A Significant Tool for Documentation and Interpretation of the Site. In Y. Maniatis (Ed.), Seventh International Conference of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity (pp. 227-241). Thasos: Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Athens, Supplément 51.

Memphis (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2009). Memphis. In J. J. Norwich (Ed.), The Seventy Great Cities in History (pp. 10-15). London: Thames and Hudson.

Non-textual marks and the Twelfth-Dynasty dynamics of centre and periphery: a case-study of potmarks at the Gebel el-Asr gneiss quarries (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2009). Non-textual marks and the Twelfth-Dynasty dynamics of centre and periphery: a case-study of potmarks at the Gebel el-Asr gneiss quarries. In J. Budka, P. Andrassy, & F. Kammerzell (Eds.), Non-textual Marking Systems, Writing and Pseudo Script from Prehistory to Present Times (pp. 14). Gottingen: Lingua Aegyptia - Studia Monographica No. 8.

Non-textual marks and the Twelfth-Dynasty dynamics of centre and periphery: a case-study of potmarks at the Gebel el-Asr gneiss quarries (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2009). Non-textual marks and the Twelfth-Dynasty dynamics of centre and periphery: a case-study of potmarks at the Gebel el-Asr gneiss quarries. In P. Andrassy, J. Budka, & F. Kammerzell (Eds.), Non-textual Marking Systems, Writing and Pseudo Script from Prehistory to Present Times (pp. 69-82). Berlin: Lingua Aegyptia � Studia Monographica No. 8, Göttingen.

Swords and Daggers in Late Bronze Age Canaan (Journal article)

Shalev, S. (2009). Swords and Daggers in Late Bronze Age Canaan. Unknown Journal, 1-3. Retrieved from http://www.ajaonline.org/index.php?ptype=breview&riss=37

2008

A royal harem town of the New Kingdom: new fieldwork at Medinet el-Gurob (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2008). A royal harem town of the New Kingdom: new fieldwork at Medinet el-Gurob. In C. Ziegler (Ed.), Queens of Egypt (pp. 104-115). Paris: Somogy Art Publishers.

Egyptian Warfare (Chapter)

Shaw, I., & Boatright, D. (2008). Egyptian Warfare. In P. de Souza (Ed.), Warfare in the Ancient World (pp. 34-51). London: Thames and Hudson.

2007

Gold and amethyst mining at the Lower Nubian site of Wadi el-Hudi in the Roman period (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2007). Gold and amethyst mining at the Lower Nubian site of Wadi el-Hudi in the Roman period. In T. Schneider, & K. Szpakowska (Eds.), Egyptian Stories: A British Egyptological Tribute to Alan B. Lloyd on the Occasion of His Retirement (pp. 319-328). Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Gurob: the key to unlocking an Egyptian harem? (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2007). Gurob: the key to unlocking an Egyptian harem?. Current World Archaeology, 23, 12-19.

2006

"Master of the Roads": quarrying and communications networks in Egypt and Nubia (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2006). "Master of the Roads": quarrying and communications networks in Egypt and Nubia. In B. Mathieu, D. Meeks, & M. Wissa (Eds.), L'Apport de l'Egypte à l'Histoire des Techniques: Méthodes, Chronologie et Comparaisons (pp. 253-266). Cairo: IFAO.

Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2006). Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization. Unknown Journal, 28, 25-26.

Master of the Roads (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2006). Master of the Roads. In B. Mathieu, D. Meeks, & M. Wissa (Eds.), L¿Apport de l¿Egypte à l¿Histoire des Techniques: Méthodes, Chronologie et Comparaisons (pp. 24-35). Cairo, Egypt: L'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale.

2005

‘Review of the Sudan exhibition at the British Museum, October 2004-January 2005’ (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). ‘Review of the Sudan exhibition at the British Museum, October 2004-January 2005’. American Journal of Archaeology.

Having a gneiss time in the British Library (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). Having a gneiss time in the British Library. The Newsletter of the Friends of the British Library, 49, 2.

Having a gneiss time in the British Library (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). Having a gneiss time in the British Library. The Newsletter of the Friends of the British Library, 49, 2.

Identifying New Kingdom craftsmen through archaeology and texts (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). Identifying New Kingdom craftsmen through archaeology and texts. GRAFMA Newsletter, 8, 91-111.

Review of the Sudan exhibition at the British Museum, October 2004-January 2005 (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). Review of the Sudan exhibition at the British Museum, October 2004-January 2005. American Journal of Archaeology.

Reviews of S. Heinz: Die Feldzugsdarstellungen des Neuen Reiches: Eine Bildanalyse and A. Herold: Streitwagentechnologie in der Ramses-Stadt: Bronze an Pferd und Wagen (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (2005). Reviews of S. Heinz: Die Feldzugsdarstellungen des Neuen Reiches: Eine Bildanalyse and A. Herold: Streitwagentechnologie in der Ramses-Stadt: Bronze an Pferd und Wagen. Unknown Journal, 90, 20-24.

2004

Ancient Egypt: A very short introduction (Book)

Shaw, I. (2004). Ancient Egypt: A very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Identity and occupation: how did individuals define themselves and their work in the Egyptian New Kingdom? (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2004). Identity and occupation: how did individuals define themselves and their work in the Egyptian New Kingdom?. In J. Bourriau, & J. Phillips (Eds.), ’ Invention and Innovation: The Social Context of Technological Change (pp. 12-24). Oxford: Oxbow.

2003

A petrological study of the emerald mines in the Egyptian Eastern Desert (Chapter)

Shaw, I., & Bunbury, J. (2003). A petrological study of the emerald mines in the Egyptian Eastern Desert. In N. Moloney, & M. J. Shott (Eds.), Lithics at the Millennium (pp. 203-213). London: Archaeopress.

Exploring Ancient Egypt (Book)

Shaw, I. (2003). Exploring Ancient Egypt. C. Scarre (Ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rescue work at the “Chephren diorite quarries" (Journal article)

Shaw, I., & Heldal, T. (2003). Rescue work at the “Chephren diorite quarries". Egyptian Archaeology (Bulletin of the EES), (23), 14-16.

2002

Life on the edge: gemstones, politics and stress in the deserts of Egypt and Nubia (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2002). Life on the edge: gemstones, politics and stress in the deserts of Egypt and Nubia. In R. Friedman (Ed.), Egypt and Nubia: Gifts of the Desert (pp. 244-251). London: British Museum Press.

Recent fieldwork at Gebel el-Asr (Conference Paper)

Shaw, I. (2002). Recent fieldwork at Gebel el-Asr. In Z. Hawass (Ed.), The 8th International Congress of Egyptologists (pp. 448-454). Cairo: SCA/AUC.

2001

Dynastic Egypt (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2001). Dynastic Egypt. In T. Murray (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries (Vol. 2, pp. 440-455). New York: Clio.

Egyptians, Hyksos and military hardware: causes, effects or catalysts? (Chapter)

Shaw, I. (2001). Egyptians, Hyksos and military hardware: causes, effects or catalysts?. In A. Shortland (Ed.), The Social Context of Technological Change: Egypt and the Near East, 1650-1550 BC (pp. 59-72). Oxford: Oxbow.

2000

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (Book)

Shaw, I., & Nicholson, P. T. (2000). Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Oxford History of Ancient Egypt (Book)

Shaw, I. (2000). Oxford History of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

1999

A Dictionary of Archaeology (Book)

Shaw, I., & Jameson, R. (1999). A Dictionary of Archaeology. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

1995

The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (Book)

Shaw, I., & Nicholson, P. T. (1995). The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. London: British Museum Publications.

1991

Egyptian Warfare and Weapons (Book)

Shaw, I. (1991). Egyptian Warfare and Weapons. B. Adams (Ed.), Princes Risborough: Shire Publications.

Gardner Wilkinson: Pioneer Egyptologist: Catalogue of the Harrow School Collection of Egyptian Antiquities (Book)

Shaw, I. (1991). Gardner Wilkinson: Pioneer Egyptologist: Catalogue of the Harrow School Collection of Egyptian Antiquities. Harrow: The Herga Press.

1987

A statistical analysis of artefacts at el-Amarna, Egypt (Thesis / Dissertation)

Shaw, I. (1987). A statistical analysis of artefacts at el-Amarna, Egypt. (PhD Thesis, The University of Cambridge).

1984

. ‘The Egyptian Archaic period - a reappraisal of the radiocarbon dates' (Journal article)

Shaw, I. (1984). . ‘The Egyptian Archaic period - a reappraisal of the radiocarbon dates'. Göttinger Miszellen, 78, 79-85.