New PDF release: Crown of Arsinoë II: The Creation of an Image of Authority

By Maria Nilsson

ISBN-10: 1842174924

ISBN-13: 9781842174920

The Crown of Arsinoë II is a close learn of a distinct crown that used to be created for the Ptolemaic Egyptian Queen Arsinoë II which has very important conclusions for old Egyptian historical past. photos of Arsinoë are represented in a vast spectrum of iconographic media, depicting this old determine in a Greek in addition to Egyptian cultural surroundings, and as queen and goddess alike, even though her tomb hasn't ever been discovered. in line with precise exam of reliefs, the purpose is to spot and comprehend the symbolism that's embedded in each one pictorial aspect that jointly shape the crown, in addition to all contextual features of the relaxation scenes, and the way this displays the wearer's socio-political and spiritual positions. the result of this research recommend that the crown of Arsinoë was once created for the dwelling queen and mirrored 3 major cultural positions: her royal place as King of decrease Egypt, her cultic function as excessive priestess, and her non secular point as thea Philadelphos . It shows that she was once proclaimed lady pharaoh in the course of her lifetime and may be integrated within the legit pharaonic king checklist as Ptolemy II's co-regent: her royal authority will be thought of comparable to Hatshepsut, Tawosret and Amenirdis II, as essentially the most vital royal ladies in Egyptian background. Arsinoë's advanced personality have been embedded in a truly designated characteristic her crown and that this remained a logo of authority in the course of the final centuries of the traditional Egyptian period.

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