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Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More


The Second Burnt Group of Ramesses II

Valentina Gasperini

in Tomb Robberies at the End of the New Kingdom: The Gurob Burnt Groups Reinterpreted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818786
eISBN:
9780191917271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818786.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology

Egyptian Pottery Nile Silt Bowl Inventory number: Manchester Museum 864 Dimensions: H 5.2 cm; D 12 cm; T 0.7 cm Fabric: Nile B2 Technology: Wheel-thrown Description: Intact bowl: inturned rim, ... More


The Affair of the Diamond Necklace

Wendy Doniger

in The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190267117
eISBN:
9780190621759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267117.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In the infamous Affair of the Diamond Necklace, Queen Marie Antoinette was wrongly accused of accepting a diamond necklace from Cardinal de Rohan. Rohan purchased the necklace and gave it to Jeanne ... More


Rings of Rejection and Recognition in Ancient India 1

Wendy Doniger

in On Hinduism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199360079
eISBN:
9780199377923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360079.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines three separate but related bodies of mythology in classical Sanskrit literature, each of which deals with the theme of sexual rejection and recognition. In all three cycles, a ... More


Understanding the World

Timothy Tackett

in The Glory and the Sorrow: A Parisian and His World in the Age of the French Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557389
eISBN:
9780197557419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557389.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the evidence in Colson’s correspondence that throws light on his “culture,” the manner in which he understood and interpreted his world. Although the emphasis is on the end of ... More


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