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Chief of seers : Egyptian studies in memory of Cyril Aldred

Author: Cyril Aldred; Elizabeth Goring; C N Reeves; John Ruffle
Publisher: London ; New York : Kegan Paul International in association with National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1997.
Series: Studies in Egyptology.
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A collection of essays on aspects of Egyptian art by leading specialists in memory of Cyril Aldred (1914-1991), who was one of the world's leading authorities on the subject.

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Chief of seers.
London ; New York : Kegan Paul International in association with National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)645874050
Named Person: Cyril Aldred
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril Aldred; Elizabeth Goring; C N Reeves; John Ruffle
ISBN: 0710304498 9780710304490
OCLC Number: 26361267
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: xx, 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Appreciations of Cyril Aldred, Elizabeth Goring and Nora Scott; the bibliography of Cyril Aldred, Diana Magee; new evidence for Liliform capitals in Egypt, Dieter Arnold; Merymose at Vassar, Lawrence M. Berman; an elite image, Robert S. Bianchi; an early twelfth dynasty sculpture, Janine Borriau; some Steatite figures of Amenhotep III - a study of function in the minor arts, Betsy M. Bryan; some remarks on the Louvre statues of Sepa (A36 and 37) and Mesames (A38), Marianne Eaton-Krauss and Christian E. Loeben; the pyramid of Seila and its place in the succession of Sneferu's pyramids, I.E.S. Edwards; missing parts, Biri Fay; several objects and some aspects of the art of the Third Intermediate Period, Richard A. Fazzini; two iconographic questions - who and when?, Henry G. Fischer; relief styles of the Nebhepetre Mentuhotep funerary temple complex, Rita E. Freed; "the very best artist", T.G.H. James; memoranda on craftsmen at the Ramesseum, K.A. Kitchen; the Malqata/El-Amarna blues - favourite colours of gods and kings, Arielle P. Kozloff; un dignitaire de l'heureuse Memphis au Moyen Empire - Ptah-Ounenef, Jean Leclant; descriptive notes from the valley, Christine Lilyquist; the locusts on the daggers of Amosis, Jaromir Malek; jewellery fragments from the tomb of Nofretari in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yvonne Markowitz et al; two scribes and a king of Dynasty Eighteen, William H. Peck; a sleeping gazelle, Bengt Petersen; Howard Carter's collection of Egyptian and classical antiquities, Nicholas Reeves; the "feminization: of the male figure in new kingdom two-dimensional art, Gay Robins; three Sixth Dynasty royal sculptures in the Brooklyn Museum, James E. Romano; vulture at pharaoh's brow, Edna R. Russmann; Ramses II Admirait Sesostris Ier, C. Vandersleyen; Egyptian bronze sculpture before the Late Period, E. Vassilika; a remarkable gem in Paris, Helen Whitehouse.
Series Title: Studies in Egyptology.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Goring, Nicholas Reeves, and John Ruffle.

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