The British Museum’s Egypt: Faith After the Pharaohs launched a little over two weeks ago and received resounding critical acclaim. Curator Elizabeth O’Connell discussed some of the important themes and pieces selected for the exhibit in her recent talk, Curator’s Introduction to Egypt: Faith and the Pharaohs.
This dissertation aims to focus on the way in which Marc Antony has been portrayed in Antiquity by a careful and critical study of what the ancient (mainly literary) sources have to reveal about this historical personage.
A review of my visit to the Ancient Egyptian gallery at the British Museum, London, England.
The subsidiary temple constructed by Nekhtnebef (Nectanebo I) as a barque-station on the cross-axis of the Amun-Temple at Tell el-Balamun has been the subject of excavation during various seasons of excavation at the site by the British Museum, most recently in Spring 2004. The accumulated understanding of the monument gained through this work is now sufficient to present some conclusions on its design and how it compares with other temples of the period.
Egyptian-style sculptures from the Roman period are often dismissed as modern forgeries on account of their unusual proportions and stylised features. This article considers the Imperial Roman fashion of using Egyptian and Egyptianising sculptural representations concentrating on three statues of questionable authenticity.
Consideration of this funerary rite will show how and why the practical application of the ritual in tombs could differ from the tradition noted in manuscripts; in other words, cases where reality does not match the text.
From an ontological point of view, I would define these guardian-figures as
Egyptologist and former ARCHA EOLOGY contributing editor Robert S. Bianchi wrote two articles for us on the many expeditions–scientific and fringe–that have tried to find the location of Alexander’s final resting place.
This dissertation will thus attempt to shed light on the question of how and if the status of women changed in Ptolemaic Egypt during the Hellenistic period. The women in question will be both of the native Egyptian population and of the Graeco-Macedonian upper class who migrated toEgypt along with the early Ptolemaic dynasty (and who continued tomigrate to Egypt throughout the Hellenistic period).
She is an important leader in that she was one of the first influential female leaders in her time with more power than most female leaders could not acquire. She is important figure in history because her life in leadership influenced her people, Egypt, and the world.