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Set in Stone

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Images of popular demigods and minor deities are shown to dominate the decoration of early Buddhist sites to the exclusion of almost any other subject matter. In particular, an iconographic study of ... More


Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Yumi Park Huntington, Dean E. Arnold, and Johanna Minich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Ceramics of Ancient America analyzes ceramics specifically from ancient America to add new layers to our understanding by emphasizing new perspectives and a multidisciplinary approach from the fields ... More


The Procession of Women

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The eastern and northern walls of the baptistery feature the main artistic program, which is a procession of women. This chapter surveys and challenges the usual identification and interpretation of ... More


La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Felicity Chaplin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While there have been significant contributions on la Parisienne in the fields of art history, fashion theory and culture, and cultural history, little is written on her appearance and function in ... More


Conclusion

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book concludes with re-evaluation of late eighteenth and nineteenth-century attitudes to provincial urbanisation and asserts that the reorganisation of the traditional urban hierarchy was ... More


Conclusion: ‘Look, let’s start all over again. What’s she like?’

Felicity Chaplin

in La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion offers the following provisional definition of la Parisienne: a type of which atypicality is the dominant feature; a type whose identity is continuously displaced or deferred, ... More


Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

Linnea Wren, Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Travis Nygard, and Kaylee Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054964
eISBN:
9780813053417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054964.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Designated a World Heritage site in 1998 by UNESCO, Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico, has fascinated explorers, scholars, and visitors for nearly 500 years. Yet, despite Chichen Itza’s extensive ... More


Emblems of Cultural Identity in Early Andean Art: Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics

Yumi Park Huntington

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter employs the traditional art historical methods of formal analysis and iconography to understand head motifs engraved on Cupisnique ceramics that were made between 1200 and 200 BCE. ... More


Bodies in Both Worlds: A Preliminary Comparison of Human and Supernatural Dress in Moche Art

Sarahh E. M. Scher

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Moche people of northern coastal Peru (c. 100 B.C.E–850 C.E.) left behind a great deal of visual communication in their art, which is unusual in its relative naturalism and realistic portrayal of ... More


Intertextuality in Classic Maya Ceramic Art and Writing: The Interplay of Myth and History on the Regal Rabbit Vase

Michael D. Carrasco and Robert F. Wald

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Ceramic texts and imagery have been critically important tools in the study of Maya iconography and epigraphy. However, how these narratives coordinate with those in other media as coherent, ... More


Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The global icon is an omnipresent but poorly understood element of mass culture. This book asks why audiences around the world have embraced particular iconic figures, how perceptions of these ... More


Bodies and appearance

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 3 compares and contrasts anxieties and concerns which surrounded the clothed and unclothed male body. Male bodies had a powerful cultural resonance after the war, in rehabilitative ... More


The Textual Program of Karakhamun’s First Pillared Hall

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

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/9789774166181.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The excavation of the tomb of Karakhamun has brought to light its textual richness. It is the oldest known Late Period revival monumental mortuary building, making it a an important reference for ... More


Style and Iconography of the Decoration in the Tombs of Karabasken and Karakhamun: Archaism and Innovations

Elena Pischikova

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/9789774166181.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaism is a key factor in Late Period Theban tomb decoration, and this chapter explores this in the tombs of Karakhamun and Karabasken. It looks at the style of carving, the use of imagery and ... More


Vestibule: Dailylife Scenes in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Elena Pischikova

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/9789774166181.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the decoration of the recently discovered vestibule in the tomb of Karakhamun. It looks at eight scenes—including grape gathering, musicians, and plowing—exploring composition, ... More


Introduction: ‘What’s she like?’

Felicity Chaplin

in La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction provides an overview of the origins of the Parisienne type in nineteenth-century French art and culture. It traces these origins to specific works of art and literature, including ... More


Visual

Eugen J. Pentiuc

in The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 7 opens with a discussion on icon’s nature and functions (liturgical, anagogical, pedagogical), periodization of the Byzantine art, and media of visual art (portable icons and monumental ... More


Here Is My Name When I Am Dead

Rachel McBride Lindsey

in A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores death and mourning pictures within a shifting memorial culture that was rooted in historical modes of representation and theologies of redemption. Over the course of the ... More


Simón Bolívar’s Itinerant Portraits: Visual Conquest and the Production of an Icon

Emily A. Engel

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Emily Engel considers how the early portraits of Simón Bolívar demonstrate the activation of visual imagery as a necessary component in the independence process during a pivotal moment in American ... More


Artifacts That Talk Like Pirates: Jolly Roger Iconography and Archaeological Sites

Kenneth J. Kinkor

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In recent decades, the historiography of piracy has focussed on how pirates have acted as sub-cultures within larger social units. This is reflected, in part, by their use of symbols, such as the ... More


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