Catalogue of depictions of banquets and people seated at the table during the Egyptian Old Kingdom (c. 2680-2150 BC)

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Unpublished catalogue as additional information of the article by Andrea Gómez Mayordomo and Andrés Diego Espinel, "Algunas consideraciones sobre la comensalidad y su iconografía en el Egipto del Reino Antiguo (c. 2680-2150 a.C.). (I.Introducción, definición, estudios previos, fuentes, problemas y tipos de comensalidad.) (Some ideas on the Old Kingdom comensality and its iconography (c. 2680-2150 BC) – Part I: Introduction, definition, previous studies, sources, problems and types of commensality)" to be published in the journal Aula Orientalis (ISSN: 0212-5730).
Catálogo inédito que sirve como información adicional del artículo de Andrea Gómez Mayordomo y Andrés Diego Espinel, "Algunas consideraciones sobre la comensalidad y su iconografía en el Egipto del Reino Antiguo (c. 2680-2150 .C.). I. Introducción, definición, estudios previos, fuentes, problemas y tipos de comensalidad." a publicar en Aula Orientalis (ISSN: 0212-5730).
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