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When statues speak about themselves.

Abstract:

Three New Kingdom statues are analysed — the Louvre statue of Maanakhtef (E 12926), the Cairo statue of Minmose (CG 1203), and the Cairo statue of Paser (CG 630) — in order to study how object agency and multiple aspects of the person are mobilised through their inscriptions, as well as how those texts exploit the statues’ forms. Selected extracts of the texts are presented in translation and discussed, together with descriptions of the statues. It is argued that the ways in which these texts...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
Peeters Publishers Publisher's website
Series:
British Museum Publications on Egypt and Sudan
Host title:
Statues in Context: Production, Meaning and (Re)uses
Place of publication:
Leuven
Source identifiers:
1082560
ISBN:
9789042938076
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pubs:1082560
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uuid:03aeaef7-120d-4daa-9582-838dc8d5d5c2
Local pid:
pubs:1082560
Deposit date:
2020-01-15

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