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Books

Friedman, R.F. & Fiske, P.N., (eds.), 2011. Egypt at its Origins 3. Proceedings of the Third International Conference ‘Origins of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt. London, 27th July- 1st August 2008. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 205. Peeters: Leuven.

Hendrickx, S., Friedman, R.F., Cialowicz, K.M. & Chlodnicki, M., (eds), 2004. Egypt at its Origins. Studies in Memory of Barbara Adams. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 138. Peeters: Leuven.

Friedman, R.F. (ed.), 1999. Egypt and Nubia. Gifts of the Desert.. British Museum Press. 328pp.

Davies, V. & Friedman, R.F., 1998, Egypt. British Museum Press. 224pp. Issued in USA as Egypt Uncovered.

Friedman, R.F. & Adams, B. (eds.), 1992. The Followers of Horus: Studies Dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman. Oxbow Books, Oxford.

Brewer, D.J. & Friedman, R.F., 1989. Fish and Fishing in Ancient Egypt. Aris and Phillips, Warminster, England/American University in Cairo 1990. .

 

Articles

2012

Friedman, R., 2012. Hierakonpolis [in:] Patch, D.C. (ed.), Dawn of Egyptian Art. New York: 82-93. 

2011

Fahmy, A.G., Fadl, M. & Friedman, R.F., 2011. Economy and Ecology of Predynastic Hierakonpolis, Egypt: Archaeobotanical Evidence from a Trash Mound at HK11C [in:] Fahmy, A.G, Kahlbeher, S. & D’Andrea, A.C. (eds), Windows on the African Past. Current approaches to African archaeobotany.Frankfort: 91-118

Friedman, R.F., 2011. Hierakonpolis [in:] Teeter, E. (ed.), Before the Pyramids. The origins of Egyptian civilization. Oriental Institute Publications 33. Chicago: 33-44. http://oi.uchicago.edu/pdf/oimp33.pdf

Friedman, R.F.; Van Neer, W. & Linseele, V., 2011. The elite Predynastic cemetery at Hierakonpolis: 2009-2010 update [in:] Friedman, R.F. & Fiske, P.N. (eds.), Egypt at its Origins 3. Proceedings of the Third International Conference ‘Origins of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt. London, 27th July- 1st August 2008. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 205. Peeters: Leuven: 157-191.

Hendrickx, S.; Friedman, R.F. & Eyckerman, M., 2011. Early falcons [in:] Morenz, L.D. & Kuhn, R. (eds.), Vorspann oder formative Phase ? Ägypten und der Vordere Orient 3500-2700 v. Chr. Philippika 48, Wiesbaden: 129-162.

Jaeschke, J.L & Friedman, R.F., 2011. Conservation of the Enclosure of Khasekhemwy at Hierakonpolis, Upper Egypt: Investigation, Experimentation and Implementation [in:] Rainter, L., Rivera, A.B. & Gandreau, D. (eds.), Terra 2008. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage, Bamako, Mali February 1-5, 2008. Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles: 189-193.

Muir, A.H. & Friedman, R.F., 2011. Analysis of Predynastic ostrich eggshells from Hierakonpolis and beyond [in:] Friedman, R.F. & Fiske, P.N. (eds.), Egypt at its Origins 3. Proceedings of the Third International Conference ‘Origins of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt. London, 27th July- 1st August 2008. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 205. Peeters: Leuven: 571-594 

2010

Friedman, R.F., 2010. The Early Royal Cemetery at Hierakonpolis: An overview [in:] Raffaele, F.; Nuzzolo, M. & Incordino, I. (eds.), Recent Discoveries and Latest Researches in Egyptology. The Proceedings of the First Neapolitan Congress of Egyptology. Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden: 67-86.

Friedman, R.F., 2010. The Decorated Dynastic Tombs at Hierakonpolis [in:] Danforth, R. (ed.), Preserving Egypt’s Cultural Heritage. The Conservation Work of the American Research Center in Egypt 1995-2005. Cairo: 19-22.

Irish, J.D. & Friedman R.F. 2010. Dental Affinities of the C Group inhabitants of Hierakonpolis Egypt: Nubian, Egyptian, or both? Homo: Journal of Comparative Human Biology 61(2): 81-101. 

2009

Friedman, R.F., 2009. Hierakonpolis Locality HK29A: The Predynastic ceremonial center revisited. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45: 79-103.

Linseele, V.; Van Neer, W. & Friedman, R.F., 2009. Special animals from a special place? The fauna from HK29A at Predynastic Hierakonpolis. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009): 105-136.

Friedman, R.F. & Droux, X., 2009.The elite Predynastic cemetery at HK6.[in:] Friedman, R.F. et al. Report on the 2006-2007 season of the Hierakonpolis Expedition. ASAE, 83 (2009): 192-194.

Geller, J. & Friedman, R.F., 2009. Excavations at HK24B [in:] Friedman, R.F. et al. Report on the 2006-2007 season of the Hierakonpolis Expedition. ASAE 83 (2009): 197-199.

Hendrickx, S., Swelim, N., Raffaele, F., Eyckerman, M. & Friedman, R., 2009. A Lost Late Predynastic-Early Dynastic royal scene from Gharb Aswan. Archéo-Nil 19: 169-178

Jaeschke, R. & Friedman, R.F., 2009. Conservation of the enclosure of Khasekhemwy, the Fort at Hierakonpolis [in:] Friedman, R.F. et al., Report on the 2006-2007 season of the Hierakonpolis Expedition. ASAE 83 (2009): 208-210. 

2008

Dougherty, S.P. & Friedman, R.F., 2008. Sacred or mundane: Scalping and decapitation at Predynastic Hierakonpolis [in:] Midant-Reynes, B. & Tristant, Y. (eds.), Egypt at its origins 2. Proceedings of the International conference “Origin of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt”, Toulouse, 5-8th September 2005. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 172, Leuven: 311-3382008

Fahmy, A.G., Fadl, M. & Friedman, R.F., 2008. Archaeobotanical studies at Hierakonpolis Locality HK6: The Pre and early dynastic elite cemetery. Archéo-Nil 18: 169-183.

Friedman, R.F., 2008.The Cemeteries of Hierakonpolis. Archéo-Nil 18: 8-29.

Friedman, R.F., 2008. Excavating Egypt’s early kings: Recent discoveries in the elite cemetery at Hierakonpolis [in:]  Midant-Reynes, B &  Tristant, Y. (eds.), Egypt at its origins 2. Proceedings of the International conference “Origin of the State. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt”, Toulouse, 5-8th September 2005. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 172, Leuven: Peeters: 1157-1194.

Friedman, R.F.; Hikade, T.; Baba, M.; Major J. & Paulson, J. 2008. The 2005-2006 field season of the Hierakonpolis Expedition. ASAE 82 (2008): 89-111. 

2007

Friedman, R.F., 2007. New Observations on the Fort at Hierakonpolis [in:] Hawass, Z.H. &. Richards. J. (eds.), The Archaeology and Art of Ancient Egypt. Essays in Honor of David B. O’Connor. Annales du Service des Antiquites de l’Egypte Cahier 36. Cairo: 309-336.

Friedman, R.F., 2007. The C-Group Cemetery at Locality HK27C: Results of the 2007 Season, Sudan & Nubia 11: 57-62.

Friedman, R.F. 2007. Barbara Adams at Hierakonpolis[in:] Picton, J.; Quirke, S. & Roberts, P.C. (eds.), Living images. Egyptian funerary portraits in the Petrie Museum. Walnut Creek: 281-286.

Friedman, R.F., 2007. Artifact. Archaeology 60.6 (2007): 72.

Friedman, R.F. 2007. Hierakonpolis l’Egitto prima dei faraoni. Pharaon Magazine 3.1: 6-15

Friedman, R.F. 2007. Post-Ex. Ancient Egypt 7.3(2007): 45-51. 

2006 

Friedman, R.F., 2006. Hierakonpolis: cradle of kingship.Ancient Egypt 6.4 (2006): 20-25.

Friedman, R.F. 2006. The Cemeteries, Ancient Egypt 6.5 (2006): 45-51.

Friedman, R.F. 2006. The Fort at Hierakonpolis. Ancient Egypt 6.6 (2006): 31-37

Friedman, R.F. 2006. The Decorated Tombs at Hierakonpolis, Ancient Egypt 7.1 (2006): 45-25-51

Friedman, R.F. 2006. Nubians at Hierakonpolis, Ancient Egypt 7.2 (2006): 19-25 

2005

Friedman, R.F., 2005. Hiérakonpolis Berceau de la royauté, Dossiers d’Archeologie 307: 62-73. 

2004

Friedman, R.F., 2004. Hierakonpolis [in:] Redford, D.B. (ed.),The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Egypt. Oxford: Vol. 2: 98-100.

Friedman, R.F., 2004 Elephants at Hierakonpolis [in:] Hendrickx, S., Friedman, R.F., Cialowicz, K.M. & Chlodnicki, M. (eds): Egypt at its Origins. Studies in Memory of Barbara Adams. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 138. Peeters: Leuven: 131-168.

Friedman, R.F., 2004. Excavation of the C-Group Cemetery at HK27C, Sudan & Nubia 8: 47-51.

Van Neer, W.; Linseele, V. & Friedman, R.F., 2004. Animal burials and food offerings at the elite cemetery HK6 of Hierakonpolis [in:] Hendrickx, S.; Friedman, R.F.; Cialowicz, K.M. & Chlodnicki (eds.), Egypt at its Origins. Studies in Memory of Barbara Adams.  Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 138, Leuven: 67-130.

Van Neer, W.; Lernau, O.; Friedman, R.F.; Mumford, G.; Poblome, J. & Waelkens, M., 2004. Fish remains from archaeological sites as indicators of former trade connections in the Eastern Mediterranean. Paléorient 30.1 (2004): 101-148. 

2003

Friedman, R.F., 2003. The Predynastic Period [in:] Hawass, Z. (ed.), The Treasure of the Pyramids. White Star Publishers, Vercelli, Italy: 54-61.

Friedman, R.F., 2003. Hiérakonpolis 2003: exhumer un elephant. Bulletin de la Société française d'Égyptologie 157: 8-22.

Friedman, R.F., 2003. City of the hawk. From ancient breweries to the earliest Mummies, excavations at Hierakonpolis are rewriting the origins of Egyptian civilization. Archaeology 56.6 (2003): 50-56.

Friedman, R.F., 2003. Variations on a Theme: Regional Diversity in the Predynastic Pottery of Upper Egyptians Settlements [in:] Redmount, C.A. & Keller, C.A. (eds), Egyptian Pottery. Proceedings of the 1990 Pottery Symposium at the University of California, Berkeley. University of California Publications in Egyptian Archaeology 8/ University of California Archaeological Reseach Facility Berkeley Contribution 58. Berkeley: 1-21.

Hendrickx, S. & Friedman, R.F., 2003. Gebel Tjauti rock inscription 1 and the relationship between Abydos and Hierakonpolis during the Early Naqada III period.GM196 (2003): 95-110. 

2002

Davies, W.V. & Friedman, R.F., 2002., The Narmer palette: An overlooked detail [in:] Eldamaty, M. & Trad, M. (eds.), Egyptian museum collections around the world. Zamalek. vol. 1: 243-246.

Friedman, R.F., 2001. The Dynastic tombs at Hierakonpolis: painted tombs of the early Eighteenth Dynasty. [in:] Davies, W.V. (ed.), Colour and Painting in Ancient Egypt. British Museum Press. London: 106-112

Friedman, R.F., 2002., A Horus King and Seth. [in:] Darnell, J.C., Theban Desert Road Survey in the Egyptian Western Desert, Volume 1:Gebel Tjauti Rock Inscriptions 1-45 and Wadi el-Hôl Rock Inscriptions 1-45. Oriental Institute Publications 119. Chicago: 19-24.

Friedman, R.F. & Hendrickx, S., 2002. Protodynastic Tableau (Gr. No. 1) [in:] Darnell, J.C., Theban Desert Road Survey in the Egyptian Western Desert, Volume 1:Gebel Tjauti Rock Inscriptions 1-45 and Wadi el-Hôl Rock Inscriptions 1-45. Oriental Institute Publication 119. Chicago: 1-8.

Friedman, R.F. and Hobbs, J.J., 2002., A 'Tasian' Tomb in Egypt's Eastern Desert. [in] Friedman, R.F. (ed.), Egypt and Nubia. Gifts of the Desert, edited by R. Friedman. British Museum Press, London: 178-191[with Joseph J Hobbs].

Friedman, R.F.; Watrall, E.; Jones, J.; Fahmy, A.G.; Van Neer, W. & Linseele, V., 2002. Excavations at Hierakonpolis. Archéo-Nil 12 (2002): 55-68.

2001

Friedman, R.F., 2001. Nubians at Hierakonpolis. Excavations in the Nubian Cemeteries. Sudan & Nubia 5: 29-38. 

2000

Friedman, R.F., 2000. Regional diversity in the Predynastic pottery of Upper Egyptian settlements [in:] Krzyzaniak, L.; Kroeper, K. & Kobusiewicz, M. (eds.), Recent research into the Stone Age of Northeastern Africa. Poznan: 171-186

Friedman, R.F., 2000. Pots, pebbles and petroglypyhs part II: 1996 excavations at Hierakonpolis locality HK64 [in:] Leahy, A. & Taite, J. (eds.), Studies on ancient Egypt in honour of H.S. Smith. E.E.S. Occasional Publications 13, London: 101-108.

Hendrickx, S.; Friedman, R.F. & Loyens, F., 2000. Experimental archaeology concerning black-topped pottery from ancient Egypt and the Sudan [in:] Marchand, S. (ed.), Cahiers de la Céramique Egyptienne 6, Cairo: 171-188. 

1999

Friedman, R.F., 1999. Badari Grave Group 569. [in:] Davies, W.V. (ed.), Studies in Egyptian Antiquities. A Tribute to T.G.H. James,  British Museum Occasional Papers 123. London: 1-12.

Friedman, R.F., 1999. The Predynastic cemetery at HK43 [in:] Friedman, R.F.; Maish, A.; Fahmy, A.G.; Darnell, J.C. & Johnson, E.D, Preliminary report on field work at Hierakonpolis: 1996-1998. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 36 (1999): 3-11.

Friedman, R.F., 1999. Excavations at HK64 [in:] Friedman, R.F.; Maish, A.; Fahmy, A.G.; Darnell, J.C. & Johnson, E.D, Preliminary report on field work at Hierakonpolis: 1996-1998. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 36 (1999): 18-23.

Friedman, R.F., 1999. The Dynastic Tombs [in:] Friedman, R.F.; Maish, A.; Fahmy, A.G.; Darnell, J.C. & Johnson, E.D, Preliminary report on field work at Hierakonpolis: 1996-1998. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 36 (1999): 29-34.

Friedman, R.F., 1999. Pottery, Prehistoric. [in:] Bard, K. (ed.), The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt: An Encyclopedia. Routledge, London: 632-636. 

1997

Friedman, R.F. 1997. Hierakonpolis: a new look at an old site, Egyptian Archaeology: Bulletin of the Egypt Exploration Society 11: 12-14.

Redmount, C.A. & Friedman, R.F. 1997. Tales of a Delta Site: The 1995 Field Season at Tell el-Muqdam, Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 34: 57-83 

1996

Friedman, R.F., 1996. The ceremonial centre at Hierakonpolis locality HK 29A [in:] Spencer, A.J. (ed.), Aspects of Early Egypt, London: 16-35.

Friedman, R.F., 1996. Hierakonpolis (Egypt) [in:] Ring, T. (ed.), International dictionary of historic places. Volume 4: Middle East & Africa,  Chicago: 344-349.

Friedman, R.F., 1996. Armant (Egypt); Dahshur(Egypt); Meydum (Egypt) [in:] Ring, T. (ed.), International Dictionary of Historic Places. Volume 4: Middle East & Africa, Chicago.

Redmount, C.A. & Friedman, R.F. 1995. No Lions in the Delta: Tell el-Muqdam 1995, Berkeley Archaeology 3(1):4-6.

 

1994

Friedman, R.F., 1994. Predynastic settlement ceramics of Upper Egypt: A comparative study of the ceramics of Hemamieh, Nagada and Hierakonpolis.U.M.I./Berkeley.

Holmes, D.L & Friedman, R.F. 1994. Survey and Test Excavations in the Badari Region, Egypt, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 60: 105-142.

Redmount, C.A. & Friedman,R.F. 1994. The 1993 Field Season of the Berkeley Tell el-Muqdam Project: Preliminary Report, Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt 164: 1-10. 

1993

Redmount, C.A. & Friedman,R.F 1993. Tell el-Muqdam: City of the Lions, Egyptian Archaeology: Bulletin of the Egypt Exploration Society 3: 37-38.

1992

Adams, B. & Friedman, R.F., 1992. Imports and influences in the Predynastic and Protodynastic settlement and funerary assemblages at Hierakonpolis [in:] van den Brink, E.C.M. (ed.) The Nile Delta in transition: 4th. - 3rd. Millennium B.C. Tel Aviv: 317-338.

Friedman, R.F., 1992. Pebbles, pots and petroglyphs. Excavations at Hk64 [in:] Friedman, R. & Adams, B. (eds.), The Followers of Horus. Studies dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman. Oxford: 99-106.

Friedman, R.F., 1992. The Early Dynastic and Transitional Pottery of Mendes: The 1990 Season, [in:] van den Brink, E.C.M. (ed.) The Nile Delta in transition: 4th. - 3rd. Millennium B.C. Tel Aviv: 199-205.

Friedman, R.F. & Adams, B., 1992. Michael Allen Hoffman [in:] Friedman, R. & Adams, B. (eds.), The Followers of Horus. Studies dedicated to Michael Allen Hoffman. Oxford: xv-xxvii.  

1991

Friedman, R.F., 1991. Mendes/Tell el Roba 1990, Bulletin de Liaison du Groupe International d'Etude de la Ceramique Egyptienne XV: 8-13. 

1990

Friedman, R.F.,1990. Hierakonpolis, Locality 29A, Bulletin de Liaison du Groupe International d'Etude de la Ceramique Egyptienne XIV: 18-25.

Friedman, R.F., 1990. Hierakonpolis, Locality 64, Bulletin de Liaison du Groupe International d'Etude de la Ceramique Egyptienne XIV: 25.

Friedman, R.F.,1990. Predynastic of Badari Project, Bulletin de Liaison du Groupe International d'Etude de la Ceramique Egyptienne XIV: 13-14. 

1989

Holmes, D.L. & Friedman, R.F. 1989. The Badari Region Revisited, Nyame Akuma 31: 15-19 

 

Catalogue Entries, Reviews

2009     Tonmaske [in:] Ferino-Pagden, S. (ed.), Wir sind Maske. Exhibition Catalogue. Milano – Wien: 68-70.

2006     Decorated Predynastic Pot [in:] Strudwick, N. 2006. Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press. London: 28.

1995     "1.1 Female Figurine; 1.3 Female Figurine; 1.6 Bearded male figurines; 1.7 Vessel with rippled decoration; 1.11 Decorated ostrich egg; 1.12 Rippled flaked knife; 1.15 Boat-shaped mortar; 1.18 Battlefield Palette". Catalogue entries in Africa: The Art of a Continent, edited by Tom Phillips. Royal Academy, London: 52, 55, 56-7, 58, 60-1, 62, 64-5.

1992     Review of Barbara Adams, `The Fort Cemetery at Hierakonpolis', Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 78:322-324.

 

 

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