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Object worlds in ancient Egypt : material biographies past and present

Author: Lynn Meskell
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2004.
Series: Materializing culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether it is our attraction to pharaonic art, the pyramids or practices of mummification, Egypt's unique understanding of materiality speaks to us across space and time. This book explores the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Meskell
ISBN: 1859738621 9781859738627 1859738672 9781859738672
OCLC Number: 937005301
Description: 248 p. : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1: Objects In The Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are Chapter 2: Taxonomy, Agency, Biography Chapter 3: Material Memories: Objects as Ancestors Chapter 4: Statue Worlds and Divine Things Chapter 5: On Hearing, Phenomenology and Desire Chapter 6: Sketching Lifeworlds, Performing Resistance Chapter 7: Object Lessons from Modernity
Series Title: Materializing culture.
Responsibility: Lynn Meskell.

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