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Self-presentation in Ramessid Egypt

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Elite self-presentation through the biographical genre is a defining element of ancient Egyptian high culture from the Old Kingdom until the Roman period. My thesis centres on the biographical texts produced during the Ramessid period (c. 1280-1070 BCE), a time of significant change in elite domains of representation. Since biography has not been seen as a significant genre of this period, these texts, which are inscribed on statues, stelae, temple walls, and in tombs, have not been gather...

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Queen's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Oriental Studies
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Publication date:
2004
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602323006 and 602323005
Language:
English
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2013-01-18

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