The Thrones, Chairs, Stools, and Footstools from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Author: Marianne Eaton-Krauss,Walter Segal

Publisher: Griffith Inst

ISBN: 9780900416897

Category: History

Page: 224

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This book publishes some of the most significant and frequently illustrated objects from Tutankhamun's tomb. His gold throne, which figured prominently in accounts of the tomb's discovery, and the less well-known inlaid ebony throne, have never left Egypt because they are too delicate to travel. The structure, decoration, and texts of these thrones and of two others are analysed. The rest of the book treats the remaining chairs, stools, and footstools found in the tomb. Notes on construction and scale drawings which the innovative German-English architect Walter Segal (1907-1985) made in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo in 1935 provide the point of departure for the book. M. Eaton-Krauss supplements his records with comparative material and her own observations, as well as description and analysis of the decoration and presentation of the texts. Harry Burton's photographic record made during the clearance of the tomb is supplemented by photographs taken by Segal and by the author. Price approx.

Ancient Egyptian Furniture

Author: Geoffrey Killen


ISBN: 1785704923

Category: History

Page: 144

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In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside Theban and Memphite tombs. Ancient records show how the procurement of furniture occurred at Deir el-Medina while the design and manufacturing of these furniture forms can be traced through a series of furniture sketches that are annotated with a range of marks and signs. These designs are seen in surviving examples of furniture from settlements such as Medinet el-Gurob. To facilitate the manufacture of furniture, procedures were developed that were managed by cooperatives of Egyptian artisans. These groups established a recognisable Egyptian furniture style that was employed throughout the Ramesside world. Depictions of furniture used by the ruling Ramesside elite are examined including a remarkable collection of furniture used by Rameses III, illustrations of which could once be found in a painted wall scene in his tomb (KV11) and still seen carved on the walls of his temple at Medinet Habu. These illustrations show how royal furniture was used as a symbolic tool to promote the Ramesside Empire at the edges of its sphere of influence. Temple furniture was also used to serve a religious purpose in the rituals performed by Ramesside priests, these forms are also analysed in this volume. This third volume contains a catalogue of known Egyptian furniture preserved in world museums that augments those catalogues found in the first two volumes of this series. The author also provides a distribution list with illustrations of a number of replica pieces of woodwork made by him that can now be found preserved in several museums and collections. The purpose of these replica pieces has been to analyse the design and construction techniques used by Egyptian carpenters using a range of replica woodworking tools.

The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings

Author: Kent Weeks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199931631

Category: Tombs

Page: 648

View: 5711

The royal necropolis of New Kingdom Egypt, known as the Valley of the Kings (KV), is one of the most important--and celebrated--archaeological sites in the world. Located on the west bank of the Nile river, about three miles west of modern Luxor, the valley is home to more than sixty tombs, all dating to the second millennium BCE. The most famous of these is the tomb of Tutankhamun, first discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. Other famous pharaoh's interred here include Hatshepsut, the only queen found in the valley, and Ramesses II, ancient Egypt's greatest ruler. Much has transpired in the study and exploration of the Valley of the Kings over the last few years. Several major discoveries have been made, notably the many-chambered KV5 (tomb of the sons of Ramesses II) and KV 63, a previously unknown tomb found in the heart of the valley. Many areas of the royal valley have been explored for the first time using new technologies, revealing ancient huts, shrines, and stelae. New studies of the DNA, filiation, cranio-facial reconstructions, and other aspects of the royal mummies have produced important and sometimes controversial results. The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings provides an up-to-date and thorough reference designed to fill a very real gap in the literature of Egyptology. It will be an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers, and researchers with an interest in this key area of Egyptian archaeology. First, introductory chapters locate the Valley of the Kings in space and time. Subsequent chapters offer focused examinations of individual tombs: their construction, content, development, and significance. Finally, the book discusses the current status of ongoing issues of preservation and archaeology, such as conservation, tourism, and site management. In addition to recent work mentioned above, aerial imaging, remote sensing, studies of the tombs' architectural and decorative symbolism, problems of conservation site management, and studies of KV-related temples are just some of the aspects not covered in any other work on the Valley of the Kings. This volume promises to become the primary scholarly reference work on this important World Heritage Site.

Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I

4000 – 1300 BC

Author: Geoffrey Killen


ISBN: 1785704842

Category: History

Page: 160

View: 9207

This revised second edition examines the common forms of furniture used in ancient Egypt, so much of which has been preserved by the dry Egyptian climate and has long been admired for the quality of its design and construction. The story begins with the earliest known pieces and ends with the spectacular discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented mainly by the magnificent furniture from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The insight which Dr Killen brings in the detailed explanations of the materials, techniques and designs of the master craftsmen of ancient Egypt, gives this book a special significance. There is a catalogue of known pieces from museums around the world, classified by type – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with detailed analyses of the materials, tools and joinery. The splendid photographs and drawings illustrate each piece and technique.

The S S E A Journal

Author: Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities

Publisher: N.A


Category: Egypt

Page: N.A

View: 7341


Author: Aude Gros de Beler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898362023


Page: 133

View: 3620

Moral painting and decoration, Egyptian

Das Tal der Könige

Author: Erik Hornung

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406479953

Category: Moral painting and decoration, Egyptian

Page: 117

View: 7204

Ägyptische Kunst

Author: Rose-Marie Hagen,Rainer Hagen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783822854556


Page: 94

View: 5662

Einführung in die altägyptische Kunst anhand von 35 Beispielen.

Vom freien Willen

Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525340073

Category: History

Page: 112

View: 4760

KLEINE REIHE V&R 4007 Als Humanist, Theologe, Herausgeber und Übersetzer antiker Autoren, Kirchenväter und vor allem des griechischen Neuen Testaments genoß der Gelehrte Erasmus von Rotterdam gleichermaßen bei den Reformatoren wie bei altgläubigen Theologen hohes Ansehen. Mit der Veröffentlichung dieses Traktats Vom freien Willen - De libero arbitrio (1524) kam es jedoch zum Bruch mit Martin Luther, der seinen leidenschaftlichen Widerspruch in der Gegenschrift De servo arbitrio - Vom unfreien Willen (1525) artikulierte. Diese Auseinandersetzung um ein Kernstück der (christlichen) Anthropologie macht Erasmus' Schrift zu einem Dokument der europäischen Geistesgeschichte. Für die Erarbeitung der Schrift und der Debatte enthält der Band ein Bibelstellenverzeichnis und eine Tabelle mit Parallelstellen in Luthers Gegenschrift mit den Seitenzahlen der vier gängigsten Ausgaben: WA, Borcherdt/Merz (Münchener Ausgabe), Luther Deutsch (Aland) und Clemen. Der Autor Erasmus Desiderius von Rotterdam, 1496-1536, lebte und forschte unter anderem in Paris, Oxford, Löwen, Freiburg und Basel.

Nofretete und Echnaton

ein Herrscherpaar im Glanz der Sonne

Author: Christian Jacq

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783499607585


Page: 270

View: 1636

Language Arts & Disciplines

Topos und Mimesis

zum Ausländer in der ägyptischen Literatur

Author: Antonio Loprieno

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447028196

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 125

View: 7019


Religion und Philosophie im alten Ägypten

Festgabe für Philippe Derchain zu seinem 65. Geburtstag am 24. Juli 1991

Author: Philippe Derchain,Ursula Verhoeven,E. Graefe

Publisher: Peeters Publishers

ISBN: 9789068313376

Category: History

Page: 412

View: 2792

Zum 65. Geburtstag des Kolner und Brusseler Agyptologie-Professors Philippe Derchain gratulierten ihm seine Freunde Kollegen und Schuler mit 33 Beitragen aus dem Gebiet der Religions- und Geistesgeschichte des Alten Agyptens: H. Altenmuller, J. Baines, E. Blumenthal, W. Boochs, M. Broze, Fr. de Cenival, W. Decker, M. Derchain-Urtel, E. Doetsch-Amberger, E. Graefe, J.Gw. Griffiths, M. Heerma van Oss, W. Helck, M. Herb, J.M. Kruchten, D. Kurth, Fr. Labrique, A. Loprieno, M. Malaise, D. Meeks, H. De Meulenaere, J. Quaegebeur, B. Radomska, U. Rossler-Kohler, H.J. Thissen, CL. Traunecker, U. Verhoeven, P. Vernus, M. Weber, W. Westendorf, W. Wettengel, E. Winter, J. Zandree (+). Ein Schriftenverzeichnis Philippe Derchains und diverse Indices beschliessen den Band.

Lexikon der Ägyptologie

Author: Wolfgang Helck,Eberhard Otto

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447022620

Category: History

Page: 636

View: 2033


Die Welt der altorientalischen Bildsymbolik und das Alte Testament

am Beispiel der Psalmen

Author: Othmar Keel

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525536384

Category: History

Page: 390

View: 2670

Altorientalische Kunst und Altes Testament Das bewährte Standardwerk zum Verständnis der Psalmen im Lichte der altorientalischen Kunst in einer Studienausgabe. In einem Übersichtsbericht wird ein möglichst breites Bildmaterial allen an der biblischen Welt interessierten Personen leicht zugänglich gemacht. Dabei wird auf Ähnlichkeiten zwischen der Problemlage und der Vorstellungwelt dieser Bilder und solcher des Alten Testaments, speziell der Psalmen, hingewiesen. Der große Bildband von Othmar Keel hat sich seit seinem Erscheinen nicht nur als ein unentbehrliches Hilfsmittel für die alttestamentliche Exegese, sondern auch als nützlicher Geschenkband für alle an derBibelInteressierten erwiesen. Vier Auflagen sind in Koproduktion bei den Verlagen Benziger und Neukirchen erschienen und inzwischen vergriffen. Pressestimmen "Keel legt in seinem Prachtband ein Werk vor, das den Psalmeninterpreten helfen wird, in den großen und kleinen Fragen ihres Forschungsbereiches weiterzukommen. Von diesem Band darf man schwärmen! Seine Zeichnungen und Tafeln sind ein Augenschmaus; der Textteil ist auf weite Strecken ein Genuß. Endlich wieder ein Buch, das nicht nur von ,Vorstellungen' redet, sondern sie auch in der exegetischen Zuspitzung auf bestimmte Bibeltexte, die Psalmen, visuell vorführt." E. Gerstenberger, in: Beihefte zur Evangelischen Theologie Der Autor Dr. theol. Othmar Keel ist Professor für Altes Testament an der Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Fribourg.

Leben und Tod im alten Ägypten

thebanische Privatgräber des Neuen Reiches

Author: Sigrid Hodel-Hoenes

Publisher: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Abt. Verlag


Category: History

Page: 256

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