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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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Mariam Ayad Mariam Ayad
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Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney
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Betsy Bryan
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The production of art is not a frequent subject in the Egyptian textual sources, if we are asking for a specific description of content and design. What little we have reminds us that when the artist referenced his work, it was in the carefully constructed self-memorialization context, not the documentary setting. 1 In addition, the intentions of art and the forms and processes of its production may have been interrelated, but were nonetheless distinct. It is often difficult for the contemporary scholar to distinguish between the message and the medium, such that some would attribute much...
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Eric H Cline Eric H Cline
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Note that these are proofs and the page numbers are incorrect; the published version is pp. 209-219.
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David Klotz David Klotz
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The most recent analysis of the Saite Formula by K. Jansen-Winkeln (2000), based on an exhaustive corpus of over 200 examples, concluded that it was essentially a dedication formula expressed in the passive voice, commemorating the proper sacralization of the statue. Two previously unrecognized examples, both from Nubia during the late Eighteenth Dynasty, show that the supposed passive verbal form must be understood as the imperative of rdj, "to place", written in its archaizing or abbreviated non-suppletive form. This calls for a new analysis of the religious meaning of the formula,...
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Kim Ryholt Kim Ryholt
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A new reconstruction of the Late Old Kingdom section in the Turin king-list, based on an examination of the fibres, is presented together with a discussion of the historical implications concerning the kings in question. Of particular importance is the fact that the supposed female ruler Nitocris can be shown to be non-existent. The tradition of the king-list is also touched upon, with special attention being paid to the question of lacunae in the original.
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Daniel Schwemer Daniel Schwemer
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Fayza Haikal Fayza Haikal
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Günter Vittmann Günter Vittmann
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Commented Translations of ten hieratic papyri from Elephantine.
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Nerissa Russell Nerissa Russell
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Bains, Roseleen, Milena Vasić, Daniella E. Bar-Yosef, Nerissa Russell, Katherine I. Wright, and Chris Doherty 2013 A technological approach to the study of personal ornamentation and social expression at Çatalhöyük. In Substantive Technologies at Çatalhöyük: Reports from the 2000-2008 Seasons. I. Hodder, ed. Pp. 331-363. Monumenta Archaeologica, No. 31. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles.
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