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Author: Tero Alstola

, there are no material remains which can be linked to deportees living in Babylonia in the sixth and fifth centuries bce . 1262 When it comes to written sources, it is evident that a wealth of texts was produced in Babylonia during those two hundred years. Even the tiny portion that has come to us

In: Judeans in Babylonia
Author: Tero Alstola

Persian royalty were administered and their fields were cultivated. Despite the absence of Judeans, the presence of people with non-Akkadian names and the twin town of Hazatu suggest that groups of foreign origin were living in the villages surrounding the crown prince’s estate. 824 Second, there are a

In: Judeans in Babylonia

assumes that “ordinary Romans lived well […] as a result of extensive markets” 24 and this allows him to suggest that the average standard of living in the Roman world was close to that of the 17th century Netherlands. 25 In this sense, Temin—like Josiah Ober who claimed that ancient Greece was

In: Journal of Egyptian History
Author: Jeremy Pope

Meritefnut should continue in life ( Ꜥnḫ ḥm.t-nṯr Mry.t-Tfnw.t ), followed immediately by a reference to Shepenwepet II as “living” ( Ꜥnḫ.tἰ ). If Meritefnut were the missing prenomen of Amenirdis II, then a co-tenure between her and Shepenwepet II appears unavoidable. Such an arrangement must not be

In: Journal of Egyptian History

exhibits figural and textual offerings on many subjects (religious, historical), in many media (carving, ink), and on a variety of canvasses (rock cliffs, temple walls). Inscriptional content reveals that rock inscription carving was motivated by many different primary goals: they could serve as

In: Journal of Egyptian History

vessels of choice and “workhorses” of ancient Egypt. So dominant was maritime life in the Egyptian worldview that the earth was imagined as floating on a universe of inert and dark primordial waters, known as nw or nwn . 15 It should not be surprising, then, that watercraft were an essential part of

In: Journal of Egyptian History

individuals can be simultaneously linked to both state and patronage logics (for example, an individual who gains control over a territory as the result of his being part of a state elite, but who then exercises patronage prerogatives over the population living in that territory). Evidence of these kinds of

In: Journal of Egyptian History

to pre- pare them in such a way that they are quali fi ed for jobs elsewhere in academia. These students and the discipline itself su ff er a loss if they must leave academia altogether in order to sustain a living, and thus can no longer contribute to the fi eld. The need for help- ing students fi nd

In: Journal of Egyptian History

, a style that he believed derived from Tanis Tanis under the influence of Asiatic populations living in the Delta. 6 He supported Golenischeff’s dating of the sphinxes; however, he ascribed the Nilotic dyads to Ramses II Ramses II and Cairo CG 395 Cairo CG 395 to the Hyksos (pls. XXXIX, XL ). J

In: Visualizing Coregency

specific, living individual – thus offering more room for interpretation and acceptance of differing artistic conventions. 14 Further complicating this issue is the idea that a portrait is created primarily for aesthetic reasons, while a representation serves additional functional or ideological purposes

In: Visualizing Coregency