March 7, 2017

A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art by Melinda K. Hartwig

By Melinda K. Hartwig

A better half to historic Egyptian paintings provides a accomplished selection of unique essays exploring key innovations, severe discourses, and theories that form the self-discipline of old Egyptian art.

* positive aspects contributions from most sensible students of their respective fields of workmanship with regards to historic Egyptian artwork * offers overviews of earlier and current scholarship and indicates new avenues to stimulate debate and make allowance for serious readings of person artwork works * Explores subject matters and issues similar to methodological techniques, transmission of Egyptian paintings and its connections with different cultures, historical reception, know-how and interpretation, * presents a finished synthesis on a self-discipline that has different to the level that it now comprises topics starting from gender idea to 'X-ray fluorescence' and 'image-based interpretations structures'

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1 Ku. Tum. 2 Ku. Tum. 6 Ku. 14 Ku. 11 (Ku. 9) ca. 885–835 BCE ca. 865–825 BCE ca. 845–815 BCE ca. 825–805 BCE ca. 805–795 BCE ca. 785–765 BCE Early Napatan Kings/Kings of Dynasty 25 Kashta (Ku. 8) Piankhi (Piye) Ku. 17 Shabako Ku. 15 Shebitqo Ku. 18 Taharqa Nu. 1 Tanwetamani Ku. 16 ca. 765–753 BCE ca. 753–722 BCE ca. 722–707 BCE ca. 707–690 BCE 690–664 BCE 664–655/53 BCE (in Egypt) Napatan Kings Atlanersa Senkamanisken Anlamani Aspelta Aramatelqo Malonaqen Analmakheye Amani-nataki-lebte second half of seventh century BCE second half of seventh century BCE late seventh century BCE early sixth century BCE second quarter of sixth century BCE first half of sixth century BCE middle of sixth century BCE second half of sixth century BCE (Nu.

Shepherd. © Collection and photograph: Jean-Marcel Humbert, Paris. -G. Garraud (1828). © Photograph: Guillemette Andreu, Paris. 4 The “Fellah” fountain in Paris made by Bralle and Beauvallet (1806–1809) after a Roman statue of Antinous, now in the Vatican Museum. © Photograph: Guillemette Andreu, Paris. 5 Paris 1867 World Fair, front entrance to the Egyptian Temple conceived by the French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette. © Collection and photograph: Jean-Marcel Humbert, Paris. 6 Secretaire bookcase with Egyptianizing decoration by Charles Percier and Pierre François Leonard Fontaine (about 1800).

Indirect evidence for the functioning of palaces appears notably in Dynasty 5 decoration of the mortuary temple and approach causeway of Sahure (Borchardt et al. 1913; el-Awady 2009; Brinkmann 2010), in the remains of the palace complex of Amenhotep III and related structures at el-Malkata on the Theban West Bank (Koltsida 2007, with refs), and in the tomb of Tutankhamun. The last of these offers illuminating examples. Tutankhamun’s tomb and its contents present several features that are relevant here.

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