Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Egyptian/Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2013

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Aly, Reham, “Ceremonial and Economical Life in the Royal Palace of New Kingdom, Egypt” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Anthony, Flora, “Paintings of Foreigners in Eighteenth-Dynasty Theban Tombs, 1550–1372 BCE” (Emory, G. Robins)

Babcock, Jennifer, “Ancient Egyptian Figured Ostraca: Their Artistic and Cultural Significance” (IFA/NYU, D. O’Connor)

Belcher, Ellen, “Embodiment of the Halaf: Sixth-Millennium Figurines from Northern Mesopotamia” (Columbia, B. Boyd)

Colburn, Henry, “The Archaeology of Achaemenid Rule in Egypt” (Michigan, M. Root)

Feery, Elizabeth, “Fashioning Identity in Eighteenth-Dynasty Egypt: The Depiction of Costume in the Tombs of the Nobles at Thebes” (IFA/NYU, D. O’Connor)

Franck, Sara, “Bucolic Architecture: Hellenistic Pastoral Temples in the Peloponnese” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Hartsay, Emily, “The Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut, Erasures, and Iconography” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Hunnell Chen, Anne, “From the Seed of the Gods: Art, Ideology, and Cultural Exchange with the Persian Court under the Roman Tetrarchs, 284–324 CE” (Columbia, F. de Angelis)

Kopleff, Heather, “A Community in Stone: The Cenotaph Stelae of Abydos” (IFA/NYU, D. O’Connor)

Kreiter, Rachel, “The Practices and Meaning of Reuse in Egyptian Royal Contexts” (Emory, G. Robins)

LeRoux, Colette, “In the Beginning Was the Picture: Visual Culture in the Uruk Expansion” (Columbia, Z. Bahrani)

Mazurek, Lindsey, “Globalizing the Sculptural Landscape of the Isis and Sarapis Cults in Roman Greece” (Duke, S. Dillon)

Peters, Erin A., “Egypt in Empire: Temple Art and Architecture in Augustan Egypt” (Iowa, B. Longfellow)

Pilavcı, Türkan, “Drinking a God and Sacrificing a Drink: Hittite Libation Vessels in Art and Ritual” (Columbia, Z. Bahrani)

Prakash, Tara, “Statues of the ‘Other’: An Examination of Three-Dimensional Representations of Foreigners in Ancient Egypt” (IFA/NYU, D. O’Connor)

Salland, Patrick, “Palatial Paintings and Programs: The Symbolic World of the Egyptian Palace in the New Kingdom (ca. 1550–1069 BCE)” (IFA/NYU, D. O’Connor)

Shanley, Andrea, “Seth and New Kingdom Royal Ideology” (Emory, G. Robins)

Yalçın, Serdar, “Seals and Patronage in Ancient Near East during the Late Bronze Age (ca. 1550–1100 BC)” (Columbia, Z. Bahrani)