By Andre J. Veldmeijer, Salima Ikram

The current paintings is the results of the 1st foreign Chariot convention, together organised by way of the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) and the yank collage in Cairo (AUC) (30 November to two December 2012). The purpose of the convention used to be to make a huge overview of the present nation of information approximately chariots in Egypt and the close to East, and to supply a discussion board for discussion.
A good selection of papers are incorporated, starting from overviews to extra certain reports concentrating on a selected subject. those comprise philology, iconography, archaeology, engineering, historical past, and conservation. The publication is of curiosity to students in addition to an individual with an curiosity in historic know-how, transportation, or warfare.

Dr. André J. Veldmeijer is Assistant Director for Egyptology of the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo and has labored as archaeologist in Egypt in view that 1995 as expert in, between others, leatherwork and sneakers. He (co-) directs numerous initiatives, corresponding to the traditional Egyptian Leatherwork undertaking, such as the Egyptian Museum Chariot venture, and the Tutankhamun Sticks & Staves venture. He has released greatly, either scientifically as popular.

Dr. Salima Ikram is Professor of Egyptology on the American collage in Cairo, and has labored as an archaeologist in Egypt in view that 1986, directing the Animal Mummy undertaking, and co-directing the Predynastic Gallery venture, the Egyptian Museum Chariot venture, and the North Kharga Oasis Survey. Dr. Ikram has lectured and released widely, either for kids and adults.

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