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The art of describing : the world of tomb decoration as visual culture of the Old Kingdom : studies in honour of Yvonne Harpur / edited by Peter Jánosi and Hana Vymazalová.

Publication:
Prague : Charles University, Faculty of Arts, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
307 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, plans ; 28 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Egypt -- History -- Old Kingdom, ca. 2686-ca. 2181 B.C.
Tombs -- Decoration -- Egypt -- History -- Old Kingdom, ca.2686-ca.2181 B.C.
Tombs -- Decoration -- Egypt -- History.
Language:
In English, with two contributions in German.
Contents:
Yvonne M. Harpur: an appreciation / Geoffrey T. Martin
The Serdab-Statue of Ty in focus / Paolo Scremin
Im Bemühen um musikalische Perfektion. Zu ausgewählten Musikszenen des Alten Reiches / Hartwig Altenmüller
The afterlife existence captured in stone. The Sixth Dynasty false door stela of Inti in the social and religious context / Miroslav Bárta and Veronika Dulíková
Nicht-königliche Felsstatuen des Alten Reiches in Giza / Edith Bernhauer
A late Old Kingdom stele of uncertain provenance / Edward Brovarski
The false door of Irrti from Saqqara / Kahled Daoud
The rock-cut tombs of Meresankh III (G 7530sub) and her family in the late Fourth and early Fifth Dynasties: the decorative programmes in the Eastern Cemetery (G 7000), Quarry Cemetery west of Khafra's Pydramid, and the Khufu-Khafra Quarry at Giza / Laurel Flentye
Notes on the tomb of Nfr-t̲z at Giza / Zahi Hawass
Some aspects of Middle Kingdom agriculture - basketry products and their utilisation as represented in art / L'ubica Hudáková
The decorated burial chamber of Ppy-ʻnḫ St̲w at South Saqqara. Some preliminary observations / Peter Jánosi and Hana Vymazalová
The earliest attested pehou list in the Old Kingdom / Mohamed Ismail Khaled
Union with God: a coronation scene (?) from the pyramid complex of Djedkare / Mohamed Megahed
A "school" of Kagemni's master? / Karol Myśliwiec
"Rhythm is it!" Special motif as part of wine making scenes / Gabriele Pieke
Some rare scenes in the tomb of Rashepses at Saqqara / Hany El-Tayeb.
Notes:
Partial (preliminary) level record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Harpur, Yvonne, honoree.
Jánosi, Peter, editor.
Vymazalová, Hana, editor.
ISBN:
9788073087708
8073087707
OCLC:
1066256434
Publisher Number:
99980298450