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Renewing Royal Imagery: Akhenaten and Family in the Amarna Tombs (Harvard Egyptological Studies, nr. 11)

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In Renewing Royal Imagery: Akhenaten and Family in the Amarna Tombs, Arlette David offers a systematic, in-depth analysis of the visual presentation of ancient Egyptian kingship during Akhenaten's reign (circa 1350 B.C.) in the elite tombs of his new capital, domain of his god Aten, and attempts to answer two basic questions: how can Amarna imagery look so blatantly Egyptian and yet be intrinsically different? And why did it need to be so?
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9789004440500
ISBN-10: 900444050X
Dimensiuni: 155 x 235 mm
Greutate: 0 kg
Editura: Brill
Colecția Brill
Seria Harvard Egyptological Studies


Cuprins

Acknowledgements
List of Figures and Tables

Introduction
 1 Description vs. Interpretation
 2 What’s Wrong with the ‘Queen of Punt’?
 3 Royal Scenes in Amarna Elite Tombs

1 Offering King Motif: King as Officiant
 1 Description
 2 Iconography
 3 Interpretation

2 Driving King Motif: King in Apotheosis
 1 Description
 2 Iconography
 3 Interpretation

3 Feasting King Motif: King as Consumer
 1 Description
 2 Iconography
 3 Interpretation

4 Patron King Motif: King as Benefactor
 1 Description
 2 Iconography
 3 Interpretation

5 Mourning King Motif: King Facing Loss
 1 Description
 2 Iconography
 3 Interpretation

Conclusions

Bibliography
General Index
Egyptian Lexemes Index
Egyptian Texts Index
Museum Items Index

Notă biografică

Arlette David, LL.M. (1987), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ph.D. in Egyptology (2003), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is Professor of Egyptology at that university. She has published monographs and articles on ancient Egyptian legal languages, scriptural categorization, material culture, and iconography.