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The Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt


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1: Introduction: Art, Identity, and Funerary Religion 2: Osiris, Hathor, and the Gendered Dead 3: Portraying the Dead 4: The Funerary Art of Western Thebes 5: Conclusions: The `Beautiful Burial' in Roman Egypt

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Christina Riggs is Curator of Egyptology, The Manchester Museum, University of Manchester.


Invaluable...This study succeeds in placing the material in its rightful place as a fine example of what happens when three great artistic traditions meet and interact. Judith Corbelli, Ancient Egypt A pioneering study of the intersection of Greek and Egyptian art forms in the funerary sphere of Roman Egypt. Times Literary Supplement ...impressive and richly documented... David Frankfurter, Bryn Mawr Classical Review The strength of this study is the detail and nuance of its discussion of the artistic material...a significant contribution. Journal of Classics Teaching, Issue 12

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