Offerings to the Discerning Eye: An Egyptological Medley in Honor of Jack A. Josephson

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $157.17
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 4%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (1) from $157.17   
  • New (1) from $157.17   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$157.17
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(46)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Hardcover Egyptologist Jack A. Josephson, a writer and researcher in the tradition of the "gentleman scholar, " has achieved broad recognition as an authority in Egyptian art ... history. His lucid investigative analyses have probed and redefined the limits of inquiry, expanded research parameters, and broadened perspectives, emphasizing the undeniable contributions of art history in an intra-disciplinary framework. This volume of collected essays is dedicated to Josephson by distinguished friends and colleagues, a select roster including eminent, established scholars in the field of Egyptology and rising stars of the younger generation. Josephson views Egyptian art history as a critical but neglected area of study, and is a strong proponent of its reinstatement in the academic curriculum as an essential component in the formation of new cadres. The quality of the articles in this Egyptological medley is a tribute to the honoree and an affirmation of the esteem of his peers, while the range of subjects and Read more Show Less

Ships from: Winona Lake, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Egyptologist Jack A. Josephson, a writer and researcher in the tradition of the “gentleman scholar,” has achieved broad recognition as an authority in Egyptian art history. His lucid investigative analyses have probed and redefined the limits of inquiry, expanded research parameters, and broadened perspectives, emphasizing the undeniable contributions of art history in an intra-disciplinary framework.
This volume of collected essays is dedicated to Josephson by distinguished friends and colleagues, a select roster including eminent, established scholars in the field of Egyptology and rising stars of the younger generation. Josephson views Egyptian art history as a critical but neglected area of study, and is a strong proponent of its reinstatement in the academic curriculum as an essential component in the formation of new cadres. The quality of the articles in this Egyptological medley is a tribute to the honoree and an affirmation of the esteem of his peers, while the range of subjects and variety of themes addressed reflect the degree to which he has, in his own scholarship, undertaken to implement his ideal.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Sue H. D’Auria is an Egyptologist who spent nearly 20 years in the Egyptian Department of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and is the former associate curator at the Huntington Museum of Art. She has published many Egyptological articles and coedited exhibition catalogues, including Pharaohs of the Sun and Mummies and Magic. She is the editor of Servant of Mut: Studies in Honor of Richard A. Fazzini.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS The Shunet el-Zebib at Abydos: Architectural Conservation at One of Egypt’s Oldest Preserved Royal Monuments Earthquakes in Egypt in the Pharaonic Period: The Evidence at Dahshur in the Late Middle Kingdom Foreign and Female Recent Excavations at the Ancient Harbor of Saww (Mersa/Wadi Gawasis) on the Red Sea Reused or Restored? The Wooden Shabti of Amenemhat in the Brooklyn Museum Persians and Egyptians: Cooperation in Vandalism?
The Great Pyramid: The Internal Ramp Theory Amenhotep III’s Legacy in the Temple of Mut Eine Statue des Königs Dewen aus Abydos?
Die leeren Kartuschen von Akhenaten Aspects of the Mut Temple’s Contra-Temple at South Karnak, Part II A God’s Head in Heidelberg Reconstructing a Statue from a Head The Stela of Djehutynefer, Called Seshu Observations on Copying and the Hieroglyphic Tradition in the Production of the Book of the Dead A Group of Art Works in the Amarna Style Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ancient Egypt The Tomb of a HAty-a, Theban Tomb 116
A Head of Rameses II from Tell Basta A Pasha’s Pleasures: R.G. Gayer-Anderson and his Pharaonic Collection in Cairo Merenptah’s Confrontations in the Western Desert and the Delta A Contemplation of the Late Period
“He is the son of a woman of Ta-Sety . . .”—The Offering Table of the King’s Mother Nefret (MMA 22.1.21)
Theban Tomb 46 and Its Owner, Ramose A Unique Sphinx of Amenhotep II Rameses Recrowned: The International Campaign to Preserve the Monuments of Nubia, 1959-68
Some Thoughts on τό ίδωρ of Thales and τό u˞πειρον of Anaximander Mapping the Temple of the Goddess Mut, Karnak: A Basis for Further Exploration The Dog of Karakhamun The Second Pylon of the Temple of Ba-neb-djed at Mendes Four Late Period Sculptures in the San Antonio Museum of Art News from Kom el-Hettan in the Season of Spring 2007
The Prince Kawab, Oldest Son of Khufu New Perspectives on the Brooklyn Black Head A “Realistic” Head in the Oriental Institute Museum (OIM 13952)
Transformation of a Royal Head: Notes on a Portrait of Nectanebo I A Cat, a Nurse, and a Standard-Bearer: Notes on Three Late Eighteenth Dynasty Statues The Theban Mapping Project’s Online Image Database of the Valley of the Kings The Tomb of Iahmes, Son of Psamtikseneb, at Saqqara The “Saga” of ‘Aper-El’s Funerary Treasure

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)