The Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt: Art, Identity, and Funerary Religion

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GENERAL INDEX
Abusir el-Meleq 148–9; see also under coffins
Abydos 27, 32, 35, 48, 136, 160, 221
Akhmim 41, 57, 61–2, 71, 247; see also under coffins
tombs (el-Salamuni) 164–5
Alexandria 12, 16, 18, 216
Amenhotep son of Hapu 204, 205, 233
Ankhnesneferibre, coffin of 180–1, 204
Antinoopolis 16, 18, 140, 217
Anubis:
as psychopomp 126–8, 147, 165–73
in art 4, 12, 27, 29, 32, 105, 109, 110, 111, 127, 144, 146, 158, 186, 211, 221, 226, 227, 228, 229, 238, 253
archaism 14, 142, 177, 182, 186, 198–9, 236–8, 256
Arsinoe 30
artistic forms 6–14, 24–6, 95–7, 137–9, 140–3, 156–7, 173–4, 245–7
see also registers, use of
artists see workshops
Asyut 98
Bahria Oasis 146–7, 148
beards 85, 90, 242, 251
Bes 82–3, 93, 185
Castiglione, László (1927–84) 7–8, 12, 36, 252
children, burials of 34, 49, 65, 71, 103–5, 110, 130–1, 149, 153–4, 183, 184, 185, 191, 194, 207, 214–15, 226–32, 235, 247–9
citizenship 16–17, 20, 22, 226
clothing, decoration of:
feathers 78, 189, 191, 193, 194, 196
gammadia 157, 228, 231
patterns 78, 80, 93, 196
tapestry 239, 241, 242
clothing, female:
knotted ensemble 71–8, 91, 103, 134–5, 145–6, 188, 196
sheath dress 46, 55, 78, 135, 136, 187, 191
tunic/mantle 100, 116–17, 123–4, 134–5, 144, 157, 193, 219, 222, 227–8, 239–41, 248–9, 255
tunic only 191–3, 194, 196, 253
clothing, male:
kilt 96, 245, 253
military 22, 141, 226
Serapis mantle 231–2
tunic/mantle 12–14, 32, 58, 83–4, 88–93, 94, 141, 144–51, 160, 163, 164–5, 222, 226, 231–2, 242
tunic only 105
Coffin Texts 77
coffins:
from Abusir el-Meleq 148–55, 157, 158, 164, 174, 247
from Akhmim 61–93, 94, 104, 122, 125, 128, 135, 193, 196, 245
from Kharga Oasis 48–61, 80, 87, 88, 94, 97, 104, 245
from Middle Egypt 247–9
from Thebes 186, 231–2; see also Pebos group; Soter group
reuse of 184, 235–6
crown of justification 81–3; see also wreaths
Dakhla Oasis:
tomb of Petubastis 57
tomb of Petosiris 161–4
dating, methods of 37, 39, 49, 62–4, 113–15, 132, 142, 152–3, 161, 170, 185, 220, 222, 227, 233, 241–2, 247, 255
Deir el-Bahri 178, 184, 186, 217, 232–6; see also under mummy masks
Deir el-Medina:
temple of Hathor 199, 217, 238
tombs 184, 205–8 (Pebos group), 223–6
Demotic:
inscriptions 62–4, 67, 98, 100, 119, 121–2, 179, 203–5, 250–1
papyri 1, 29, 35, 62, 63–4, 69
use of 19–20, 23, 25–6, 35
see also Rhind papyri
Djeme 176, 177, 178–9, 204, 243
Edgar, C. C. (1870–1938) 5, 109, 115, 122
epikrisis 17, 18, 21
ethnicity 16–23

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Colour Plates xix
  • Abbreviations xx
  • Note on Names and Transliteration xxii
  • One Introduction - Art, Identity, and Funerary Religion 1
  • Two - Osiris, Hathor, and the Gendered Dead 41
  • Three - Portraying the Dead 95
  • Four - Art and Archaism in Western Thebes 175
  • Five Conclusions - The 'Beautiful Burial' in Roman Egypt 245
  • Appendix - List of Objects 257
  • Bibliography 302
  • Register of Museums 323
  • General Index 331
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