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3. Making Egyptian art and architecture

3. Making Egyptian art and architecture  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199682782
‘Making Egyptian art and architecture’ looks at the evidence for how artists, craftspeople, and architects, such as Irtysen from around 2000 bc, learned their trades and carried out their ... More
3. Hieroglyphs and art

3. Hieroglyphs and art  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192805027
Hieroglyphs were for the gods and elite. They were used to express the special relationship between the two. They provided an exalted mode of communication within a formal ritualistic ... More
9. Personal myths: myth and popular religion

9. Personal myths: myth and popular religion  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0010
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chapter
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9780192803467
Myths come from a culture rather than an individual. Myths are modified as they are told, but it's a communal process. However, in Ancient Egypt, myths could be applied in personal ways to ... More
7. The big fight: conflict and reconciliation

7. The big fight: conflict and reconciliation  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
‘The Contendings of Horus and Seth’ is one of the longest narratives to survive from Ancient Egypt and is one of the most controversial. It has been used to analyse many questions about ... More
6. The decipherment of Egyptian

6. The decipherment of Egyptian  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192805027
Scholars have been trying to decipher hieroglyphs since they were first discovered. ‘The decipherment of Egyptian’ charts the history of the various attempts from the 17th century onwards ... More
5. Scribes and everyday writing

5. Scribes and everyday writing  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0005
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chapter
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9780192805027
Creating hieroglyphic text was a highly-valued skill. It involved many different artists: scribes, craftsmen, draftsmen, and sculptors. ‘Scribe and everyday writing’ looks at the people who ... More
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction  

Geraldine Pinch

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192803467
Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects on Egyptian mythology, from Cleopatra's ... More
Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction  

Penelope Wilson

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192805027
Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction explores the cultural significance of this script with an emphasis on previously neglected areas such as cryptography and the continuing ... More
2. Divine words: language and myth

2. Divine words: language and myth  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
Knowledge of Egyptian mythology has come together from many different sources written at different times and in different languages and scripts. ‘Divine words: language and myth’ looks at ... More

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