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Sensuous experience, performance, and presence in Third Intermediate Period biography

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This chapter analyses biographical motifs relating to sensory experience found in inscriptions largely belonging to one tenth-century bc priestly family in Thebes. The four statues which are the focus of discussion (CG 42225; CG 42226; CG 42227; CG 42228) were dedicated in the temple precinct of Karnak by Hor IX for himself, his ancestor, and his wife. Inscriptions on a statue of Horakhbit I (CG 42231) from Karnak are also treated. Celebration of the senses is found in these texts through the...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies
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British Academy Publisher's website
Volume:
188
Pages:
153-184
Series:
Proceedings of the British Academy
Host title:
Ancient Egyptian literature: Theory and practice
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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uuid:8fde8a15-6bf9-4da2-a286-c86a366da5f1
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170004
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pubs:170004
ISBN:
9780197265420

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