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Experiencing Achaemenid Egypt

Henry P. Colburn

in Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452366
eISBN:
9781474476454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452366.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The final chapter considers briefly how Ptolemaic ideology and propaganda have refashioned the memory of Achaemenid rule into something explicitly negative, thus coloring all subsequent accounts of ... More


The Living Age of Amun

Aidan Dodson

in Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A stela brings us to the untold world of the Egyptian, but some of these stelae are too damaged to read in our present time. A duplicate of a stela set up in the Karnak complex shows figures when ... More


A New High Steward of the God's Wife Nitocris: Padibastet, Grandson of Pabasa and Successor of Padihorresne1

Erhart Graefe

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/9789774167249.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the discovery of a previously unknown high steward of the Divine Wife, Padibastet, who was probably buried in the tomb of Karabasken. In 2013, the Mission of the South Asasif ... More


The Monuments of Chocolá and Nearby Sites

Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña

in Water, Cacao, and The Early Maya of Chocóla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056746
eISBN:
9780813053615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056746.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 6 provides the first catalog of a corpus of sculpture hitherto limited to one (a fragment of the magnificent stela, Chocolá Monument One) and expands it to more than thirty. Also discussed is ... More


Southern Belize

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

More so than any other area of the eastern lowlands, southern Belize developed a distinctive regional tradition, influenced by its geographical isolation. The major sites in the region share common ... More


The Origin of Yahweh

Theodore J. Lewis

in The Origin and Character of God: Ancient Israelite Religion through the Lens of Divinity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190072544
eISBN:
9780190072575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072544.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Six examines the historical origin of Yahweh, the dominant deity of Israelite religion. Readers can evaluate the Hebrew Bible’s foundation stories about Yahweh (and vis-à-vis El worship) ... More


Palette and Crown: Constructing Haremhab’s Royal Literacy

Niv Allon

in Writing, Violence, and the Military: Images of Literacy in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt (1550-1295 BCE)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198841623
eISBN:
9780191889769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841623.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The fourth chapter accompanies Haremhab as he ascends the throne, exploring his representation of literacy in the final stage of his career. Like most other kings, Haremhab avoids representing ... More


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