The Artist of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

  title={The Artist of the Egyptian Old Kingdom},
  author={John Albert Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={231 - 249}
  • J. Wilson
  • Published 1 October 1947
  • Art, History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
in material and spiritual expressions. Such a presentation would naturally lead upward, culminating in a cultural climax probably within the Egyptian Empire. The opposing simplification, emphasizing the strongly static character of Egyptian culture, argues that the essential forms were established very early in the dynastic history and remained unchanged in broad outlines throughout the pharaonic period. Each of these statements draws upon the same body of material, but neither uses the whole… 

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The Power of Uttering in Ancient Egypt

  • H. Abdou
  • Education
    International Journal of Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality
  • 2020
The Egyptian perception of an utterance is the words uttered by a deity, what the deities articulated is considered instructions and regulations. The utterance was a collection of magical words,