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Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Richard H. Wilkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

One of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its thousands of years of history, Tausret was the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c.1200 bce), the last ruling descendent of ... More


Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Roland Enmarch and Verena M. Lepper (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book reviews the numerous developments in the theoretical framework of interpretation that have taken place over recent years. The application of more theoretically informed approaches to the ... More


Theory and Practice in Ancient Egyptian Literature

Verena M. Lepper and Roland Enmarch

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter discusses briefly the history of the study of Egyptian literature, highlighting how broader developments in the theory of literature have come to be applied within ... More


Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

David Gange

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Every great figure of the nineteenth century—from Gladstone, Carlyle and Ruskin, to Byron, Tennyson and Yeats, or Lyell, Darwin and Huxley—read histories of ancient Egypt and argued about their ... More


Introduction: The Accession of Menes

David Gange

in Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

British Egyptology was entangled with the cultural and political events and processes of the nineteenth century; only through analysis of the theology, science, politics and literature of this period ... More


The Old Kingdom: Ancient Egypt at mid Century

David Gange

in Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Interest in Egypt in 1822 was geographically and socially diverse. Among the fashionable London crowds who patronised Giovanni Belzoni, the clichés of “mystery” often associated with Egyptomania ... More


The Middle Kingdom: Orthodox Egypt, 1880–1900

David Gange

in Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

In the 1880s, Egyptology’s role in the popular backlash against radical criticism reached its peak. With the possible exception of the 1920s, Egyptology has never before or since been so central to ... More


Second Intermediate Period: Petrie’s Prehistory and the Oxyrhynchus Papyri

David Gange

in Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Around the turn of the century, several developments undercut the uniquely integrated and coherent Egyptological culture of the 1880s and 1890s. The most significant was the long-resisted recognition ... More


Conceptualizing the Past in Museum Exhibitions of Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Art

Rachel P. Kreiter

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Should Egypt be exhibited as part of the ancient Near East? This chapter considers the museological place of objects that cannot currently be accommodated in either the Egyptian or ancient Near ... More


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