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Reliefs and Inscriptions at Luxor Temple, Volume 2
The Facade, Portals, Upper Register Scenes, Columns, Marginalia, and Statuary in the Colonnade Hall

Edited by The Epigraphic Survey

Reliefs and Inscriptions at Luxor Temple, Volume 2
Hardback, 100 pages £97.00
Published: 1998
ISBN: 9781885923110
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Subjects: Ancient Egypt, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Series: Oriental Institute Publications

The second volume of the Epigraphic Survey's series on Luxor Temple is devoted to the in situ reliefs and inscriptions of Tutankhamun's Colonnade Hall that were not documented in the first of the series, The Festival Procession of Opet in the Colonnade Hall (OIP 112). Included in this volume are reconstructions of the Eighteenth Dynasty facade of the hall, the northern and southern doorjamb reliefs, the upper register scenes, the decoration of the columns and their architraves, the dedicatory bandeau texts of the New Kingdom, graffiti from the later periods, and the three colossal statues that still stand in the northern end of the hall. The plates are accompanied by a booklet of translations and commentary on the iconographic and textual additions and revisions that were made by a long succession of Egyptian rulers and reflect the complex history of the monument.

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 100 pages

BIC Code:
  HIS002030, SOC003000
 Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


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