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The Resource The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt : art, identity, and funerary religion, Christina Riggs, (electronic book:)

The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt : art, identity, and funerary religion, Christina Riggs, (electronic book:)

Label
The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt : art, identity, and funerary religion
Title
The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt
Title remainder
art, identity, and funerary religion
Statement of responsibility
Christina Riggs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This important new study looks at coffins, masks, shrouds, and tombs from the Roman Period in Egypt, when naturalistic Greek art forms, like portraits, were combined with traditional Egyptian art. The book presents more than 150 objects and tombs, many for the first time, and reveals how they created a 'beautiful burial' to glorify the dead in the changing cultural landscape of Roman Egypt. - ;This important new study looks at the intersection of Greek and Egyptian art forms in the funerary sphere of Roman Egypt. A discussion of artistic change, cultural identity, and religious belief foregrou
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Riggs, Christina
Dewey number
932/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT62.T6
LC item number
R54 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Burial
  • Art, Egyptian
  • Romans
  • Egypt
Target audience
specialized
Label
The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt : art, identity, and funerary religion, Christina Riggs, (electronic book:)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [302]-321) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10160645
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 334 p., [8] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780199276653
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Other control number
9780199276653
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The beautiful burial in Roman Egypt : art, identity, and funerary religion, Christina Riggs, (electronic book:)
Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [302]-321) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10160645
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxi, 334 p., [8] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780199276653
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Other control number
9780199276653
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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