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Object worlds in ancient Egypt : material biographies past and present

Author: Lynn Meskell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004.
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: 9781859738672 1859738672
OCLC Number: 963538022
Description: XII, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroductionChapter 1: Objects In The Mirror May Appear Closer Than They AreChapter 2: Taxonomy, Agency, BiographyChapter 3: Material Memories: Objects as AncestorsChapter 4: Statue Worlds and Divine ThingsChapter 5: On Hearing, Phenomenology and DesireChapter 6: Sketching Lifeworlds, Performing ResistanceChapter 7: Object Lessons from Modernity AcknowledgementsIntroductionChapter 1: Objects In The Mirror May Appear Closer Than They AreChapter 2: Taxonomy, Agency, BiographyChapter 3: Material Memories: Objects as AncestorsChapter 4: Statue Worlds and Divine ThingsChapter 5: On Hearing, Phenomenology and DesireChapter 6: Sketching Lifeworlds, Performing ResistanceChapter 7: Object Lessons from Modernity
Responsibility: Lynn Meskell.

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