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Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven : women in ancient Egypt

Author: Anne K Capel; Glenn Markoe; Cincinnati Art Museum.; Brooklyn Museum.
Publisher: New York : Hudson Hills Press in association with Cincinnati Art Museum, [Lanham, Maryland] : Distributed in the USA, its territories and possessions, Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America by National Book Network [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Masterpieces of Egyptian art dating from 3000 to 300 B.C. have been brought together from great American museum and private collections to illuminate the role of women in ancient Egyptian society. This magnificent volume explores the full spectrum of women's lives and pursuits through three millennia of history. The dazzling centerpiece of Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven is devoted to more than one hundred  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven.
(OCoLC)1262086707
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne K Capel; Glenn Markoe; Cincinnati Art Museum.; Brooklyn Museum.
ISBN: 1555951295 9781555951290 1555951309 9781555951306
OCLC Number: 34926735
Notes: Exhibition catalog.
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 20, 1996 through January 5, 1997, and also appearing at The Brooklyn Museum (February 21 through May 18, 1997)"--Title page verso.
Description: 235 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 32 cm
Contents: Woman's work : some occupations of nonroyal women as depicted in ancient Egyptian art / Catharine H. Roehrig --
In women good and bad fortune are on earth : status and roles of women in Egyptian culture / Betsy M. Bryan --
Catalogue of the exhibition --
The legal status of women in ancient Egypt / Janet H. Johnson.
Responsibility: Anne K. Capel and Glenn E. Markoe, editors ; essays by Catharine H. Roehrig, Betsy M. Bryan, and Janet H. Johnson ; catalogue by Anne K. Capel and Glenn E. Markoe with contributions by Richard A. Fazzini, James F. Romano, David P. Silverman, and Donald B. Spanel.

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Dazzling treasures illuminate women's lives through 3,000 years of ancient Egypt.  Read more...

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