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232 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white

Published Feb 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910648

Digital: 9781784910655

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Egyptian Cultural Identity in the Architecture of Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 325)

By Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed

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This volume considers the relationship between architectural form and different layers of identity assertion in Roman Egypt. It stresses the sophistication of the concept of identity, and the complex yet close association between architecture and identity.



Introduction Chapter I: City Layout, Urban Space, and Public Buildings Chapter II: Monumentality of the Pylon and Egyptian Cultural Identity Chapter III: Houses and Egyptian Cultural Identity Chapter IV: Tomb Iconography and Egyptian Cultural Identity Chapter V: Architectural Ornament and Egyptian Cultural Identity General Conclusion Appendix 1: Catalogue of Roman-Period Temple Pyla Appendix 2: Catalogue of Roman-Period Houses Appendix 3: Catalogue of Roman-Period Tombs Appendix 4: Typology of Eyptian Composite Capitals Bibliography