09 octobre 2019

MFA Boston Re-Examines Nubia's Story in Exhibition Exploring Power, Representation and Cultural Bias

Winged Isis pectoral, Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amaninatakelebte, 538–519 BCE. Gold. Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON—For more than 3,000 years, a series of kingdoms flourished along the Nile Valley in what is today southern Egypt and northern Sudan, a region known in antiquity as Kush and by modern scholars as Nubia. In Ancient Nubia Now, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents more than 400 works of art from its... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2018

Galerie Eberwein at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Fev 2018, Stand 24c

Ram's head amulet, Egypt, Nubia, 25th Dynasty, 722-655 BC. Gold and emerald. H 3.2 cm. © Galerie Eberwein A royal amulet representing a ram's head wearing a sun disk with Uraeus, probably made for a necklace worn by one of the Kushite kings. Representations show these pharaohs wearing a ram's-head amulet tied around the neck on a thick cord, the ends falling forward over the shoulders Provenance: private collection, Germany, acquired circa 1958 Literature: E.R. Russmann, The Representation of the King in... [Lire la suite]