paper discusses the viability and ultimate decline of the statue habit
in late antique Egypt. The first section provides a brief overview of
the corpus of newly erected late antique sculpture from Egypt and
attempts to outline some of the different contexts in which it was
displayed, although such efforts are hindered by the fact that solid
archaeological data is hard to find. The second section considers the
multiple 'afterlives' of sculpture, i.e. the re-display or modification
of earlier sculpture in late antique Egypt, and suggests that future
scholarship would benefit by adopting...
essay studies some of the different types of oral traditions Herodotus
drew on when doing the research for his work. Each type of tradition was
preserved in a different social context, was used in different ways and
contained different types of information.