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Children and Parents on the Tombstones of Pannonia

Mary T. Boatwright

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.10
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on funerary stelae in Pannonia in ancient Rome which portray affectionate family groups attired in both Roman and local traditional dress, making a statement about family ... More


Literary Patronage

Richard G. Wang

in The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 treats the Ming princes’ literary patronage of Daoism. Due to their lifestyle, Daoism became one of the most important themes for the Ming princes. For most of the time during the Ming, the ... 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


Christian Funerary Stelae from the Fayoum

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the Christian funerary stelae or tombstones excavated at the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. Various regional conditions influenced the development of Christian funerary stelae in Egypt ... More


Aesthetics

Manniche Lise

in The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163494
eISBN:
9781936190065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163494.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Even before the first colossus was unearthed in 1925, the public was aware of the unusual artistic achievements of this period. The colossi were not identically conceived. Apart from the obvious ... 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


Qenhirkhopshef the Younger

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Naunakhte's son, Qenhirkhopshef the Younger, who received a larger share of her mother's inheritance in the form of a copper vessel and ten additional sacks of grain. It ... 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


Northwestern 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/9780813060637.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines three cities in northwestern Belize: La Milpa, Dos Hombres, and Chan Chich. The biggest city in the area, La Milpa boasts the largest public plaza in the eastern lowlands; Plaza ... More


Finding Aten and Founding Akhet-Aten

James K. Hoffmeier

in Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199792085
eISBN:
9780190217693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792085.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

This critical chapter examines the development of Atenism, seeking an explanation for what prompted this revolution. Taking a clue from the name of the temple, Gem-Pa-Aten (used of a temple at Amarna ... More


Stelae Iconography and Landscape in South-west Iberia

Sebastián Celestino Pérez, Victorino Mayoral Herrera, José Ángel Salgado Carmona, and Rebeca Cazorla Martín

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses research on south-western stelae. It suggests that a greater effort to obtain reliable and precise locations for the stelae is essential in order to undertake accurate studies ... More


The Warrior Stelae of the Iberian South-west: Symbols of Power in Ancestral Landscapes

Leonardo García Sanjuán

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0025
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The warrior stelae constitute one of the most debated topics of Spanish late prehistory, with a substantial literature that, at the time of writing, comprises six monographs and catalogues and more ... More


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