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H 297 x W 210 mm

170 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Jul 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911515

Digital: 9781784911522

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Archaeopress Egyptology 10

Royal Statues in Egypt 300 BC-AD 220

Context and Function

By Elizabeth Brophy

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The aim of this book is to approach Ptolemaic and Imperial royal sculpture in Egypt dating between 300 BC and AD 220 from a contextual point of view. To collect together the statuary items that are identifiably royal and have a secure archaeological context, within Egypt.



Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Textual Sources Chapter 3: Cult Statues Chapter 4: Categories and Contexts Chapter 5: Environment of Royal statues and Egyptian Statues with Greek Features Chapter 6: Functions of Royal Statues Chapter 7: Alexandria Chapter 8: Outside Egypt Chapter 9: Conclusion Bibliography Catalogue