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Egyptian Statues (Paperback)

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For over three thousand years, ancient Egyptian sculptors created statues of deities, kings and lite officials and their families. These were set up mainly in temples or tombs and played a vital role in temple and funerary ritual, being places where non-physical entities - deities, the royal ka-spirit and the ka-spirits of the dead - could manifest themselves in this world. This book examines the materials and techniques employed by sculptors and various statue types and poses that occur. Next it explores the function of statues and the different contexts for which they were made. This is followed by a chapter explaining the notion of the ideal image: statues were not intended to be exact likenesses but rather ideal images reflecting the identity, role and status of the subject. A final chapter considers what was constant and what changed over time and looks at the influence that Egyptian statues had on the origins of monumental Greek sculpture.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsNon-graphic art forms incl Digital, Sculpture & InstallationsHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionEgyptian archaeology / Egyptology Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/08/2001 ISBN-13: 9780747805205  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Gay Robins studied Egyptology at the University of Durham as an undergraduate and then went to Oxford to undertake research on queens of the Eighteenth Dynasty, obtaining a DPhil in 1981. From 1979 to 1983 she was the Lady Wallis Budge Research Fellow in Egyptology at Christ's College, Cambridge. She is now Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art in the Art History Department at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and Faculty Consultant for Ancient Egyptian Art in the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory.

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