The Function of “emblematic” Scenes of the King’s Domination of Foreign Enemies and Narrative Battle Scenes in Ramesses Ii’s Nubian Temples

  • Heather Lee McCarthy
  • Published 2006


Abstract The decorative programs of all eight Nubian temples constructed during Ramesses II’s reign include relief-carved representations of the pharaoh dominating foreign enemies. Although these images share a common theme, certain differences in the content of these tableaux and their patterns of distribution within the eight temples suggest that they can… (More)


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