Transfiguring the Dead: The Iconography, Commemorative Use, and Materiality of Mummy Shrouds from Roman Egypt

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Jimenez, Lissette Marie;
(2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Near Eastern studies | Art history | Archaeology | ancient Egypt | hybridity | iconography | materiality | mummy shrouds | Roman Egypt

The mummy shrouds, often overlooked or dissected into dichotomous parts because of their Hellenistic and Egyptian hybrid pictorial nature, provide unparalleled insight into religious and social facets of life and death in Roman Egypt. Moving beyond the aesthetic propert... View more
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