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The funeral of the Steward of Queen Tiy, Huya. A scene in his tomb at Amarna, after Davies Rock Tombs III, Pl. XXII (Egypt Exploration Society).

Bioarchaeology and burial

Above: The funeral of the Steward of Queen Tiy, Huya. A scene in his tomb at Amarna, after Davies Rock Tombs III, Pl. XXII (Egypt Exploration Society).

Dabbs, G., 2010. Sex determination using the scapula in New Kingdom skeletons from Tell El-Amarna, Journal of Comparative Human Biology 61, 413-20.

Dabbs, G.R. and W.C. Schaffer, 2008. Akhenaten’s warrior? An assessment of traumatic injury at the South Tombs Cemetery. Paleopathology Newsletter 142 (June 2008), 20–9.

Dabbs, G. R. and M. Zabecki. 2014. Abandoned memories: a cemetery of forgotten souls? In B. W. Porter and A. T. Boutin (eds). Remembering and Commemorating the Dead: Recent Contributions in Bioarchaeology and Mortuary Analysis from the Ancient Near East. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 217-50.

Dabbs, G. R., J. C. Rose and M. Zabecki. 2015. The bioarchaeology of Akhetaten: unexpected results from a capital city. In S. Ikram, J. Kaiser and R. Walker (eds), Egyptian Bioarchaeology: Humans, Animals, and the Environment. Leiden:Sidestone Press, 43-52.

Dabbs, G. R. and M. Zabecki. 2015. Slot-type fractures of the scapula at New Kingdom Tell el-Amarna, Egypt. International Journal of Paleopathology 11, 12-22.

Kemp, B.J., 2007. The orientation of burials at Tell el-Amarna. In Z. Hawass and J. Richards, eds, The Archaeology and Art of Ancient Egypt: Essays in Honour of David B. O’Connor, Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 21–31.

Kemp, B., A. Stevens, G.R. Dabbs, M. Zabecki and J.C. Rose. 2013. Life, death and beyond in Akhenaten’s Egypt: excavating the South Tombs Cemetery at Amarna. Antiquity 87, 64–78.

Rose, J., 2006. Paleopathology of the commoners at Tell Amarna, Egypt, Akhenaten’s capital city. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 101 (Suppl. II), 73–6.

Rose, J. and M. Zabecki, 2009. The commoners of Tell el-Amarna. In S. Ikram and A. Dodson, eds, Beyond the Horizon: Studies in Egyptian Art, Archaeology and History in Honour of Barry J. Kemp, vol. 2, Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 408–22.

Stevens, A., G. Dabbs and J. Rose. 2016. Akhenaten’s people: excavating the lost cemeteries of Amarna. Current World Archaeology 78, 14–21.

Stevens, A. 2018. Beyond iconography: The Amarna coffins in social context. In J.H. Taylor and M. Vandenbeusch, eds, Ancient Egyptian Coffins: Craft Traditions and Functionality. British Museum Publications on Egypt and Sudan 4. Leuven, 139–60.

Stevens, A. 2018. Death and the city: The cemeteries of Amarna in their urban context. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 28:1, 103–26.

Annual reports on the analysis of the human remains from Amarna are also published in recent volumes of the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, and on this website.