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The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnak

Lise Manniche

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163494
eISBN:
9781936190065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163494.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Some of the most fascinating sculptures to have survived from ancient Egypt are the colossal statues of Akhenaten, erected at the beginning of his reign in his new temple to the Aten at Karnak. ... More


Snapshots on the Sculptural Heritage of the White Monastery at Sohag: The Wall Niches

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The sculptural remains of both monastic churches in the Sohag region, the so-called Red and White Monasteries (Dayr al-Ahmar and Dayr al-Abyad), is of great importance with regard to our absolutely ... More


Thebes.1: Introductory Observations.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0027
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

“Thebes,” is doubtless a corruption of the Egyptian name of “Tape,” which, in the Memphitic dialect, was pronounced “Thaba.” It is probable that Thebes was founded about twenty-three centuries, or ... More


Eilethyia—Adʼfoo.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The remains of the city of Eilethyia are situated on the eastern side of the river, between the villages of Mahhamee'd and El-Hila'l. There are two temples among the remains of Eilethyia; one, and ... More


Recarved Kushite Head from the Tomb of Karakhamun? (Further Remarks on the Dating of the South Asasif Necropolis)<sup>1</sup>

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the remains of a modern sculptural workshop in the tomb of Karabasken in an attempt to identify a fragment of genuine Kushite sculpture. In May 2014, a small limestone head ... More


Royal Sculpture at the Onset of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Jack A. Josephson

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers the difficulties of dating uninscribed and unprovenanced ancient Egyptian sculpture, by examining stylistic characteristics. The author explores this issue through the example ... More


Bawit in the Twenty-first Century: Bibliography 1997–2014

Dominique Bénazeth

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The rediscovery of the Bawit monastery in 1900 have spawned numerous investigations covering diverse fields of research. This chapter presents a “Bawit Bibliography”. The list takes into account ... More


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