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The “Temple of Millions of Years” of Tausret

Richard H. Wilkinson

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at the most recently recovered archaeological evidence for the queen—that of the temple she founded close to the temple of her illustrious ancestor, Ramesses the Great. The temple ... More


Some Coptic Reliefs Purportedly from Coptos

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Adolphe Reinach and Raymond Weill bought several objects in Cairo from the antiquities dealer Michel Casira, who said they came from Coptos. They were drawn to the site by the remains of Ptolemaic ... More


Egyptology and Pharaonism in Egypt before Tutankhamun

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews developments in Egyptology in Egypt from Napoleon's short-lived conquest in 1798 through the beginning of decolonization in 1922. Mariette began developing the Egyptian ... More


“Timeless and Spaceless”?—Yeats’s Search for Models of Interpretation in Post–Enlightenment Philosophy, Contemporary Anthropology and Art History, and the Effects of These Theories on “The Completed Symbol,” “The Soul in Judgment” and “The Great Year of the Ancients”

Matthew Gibson

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This two-part essay employs A Vision’s consistent division between time and space to observe how W. B. Yeats’s reading of philosophy from 1925 onwards shaped his understanding of the ontological ... More


UCL’s Women and Pre-war Feminism: Tessa Verney’s Models

L. C. Carr

in Tessa Verney Wheeler: Women and Archaeology Before World War Two

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640225
eISBN:
9780191804663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640225.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Tessa Verney Wheeler's life in University College London (UCL). While at college, Tessa specialized in the study of languages and English history. She was strongly influenced ... More


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