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See detailAmarna Art
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in Cooney, Kara; Wendrich, Willeke (Eds.) UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology (2011)

The art that developed in the reign of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten, known as “Amarna art,” has largely been considered revolutionary in the history of ancient Egyptian art. As such, it has been the subject of ... [more ▼]

The art that developed in the reign of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten, known as “Amarna art,” has largely been considered revolutionary in the history of ancient Egyptian art. As such, it has been the subject of much debate and has generated numerous theories, often contradictory or controversial, and, in fact, deeply influenced by the history of its modern reception. Nevertheless, the remaining evidence still permits us to investigate Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten’s conception of images and art, as well as the artistic evolution under his reign. From a hermeneutic point of view, Amarna art can be interpreted as a multi-causal phenomenon, involving an internal evolution of 18th Dynasty society and art, pharaoh-centrism, and purely aesthetic factors. [less ▲]

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See detailPortrait versus Ideal Image
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in Wendrich, Willeke (Ed.) UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology (2010)

Ancient Egyptian art’s concern with individualized human representation has generated much debate among Egyptologists about the very existence of portraiture in Pharaonic society. The issue has often—if ... [more ▼]

Ancient Egyptian art’s concern with individualized human representation has generated much debate among Egyptologists about the very existence of portraiture in Pharaonic society. The issue has often—if not always—been thought of in terms of opposition between portrait and ideal image, being a major topic in the broader question of realism and formal relation to reality in ancient Egyptian art. After a brief analysis of the problem from a theoretical point of view, the article deals with the Egyptological reception of the subject and considers the concepts involved in the notion of portrait within the context of ancient Egyptian thought. A few significant cases selected from the corpus of royal statuary are then investigated in order to elucidate the motives and modalities of the interaction between portrait and ideal image in ancient Egyptian individualized representations. [less ▲]

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See detailLes artistes des tombes privées de la nécropole thébaine sous la 18e dynastie: bilan et perspectives
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

in Egypte Afrique & Orient (2010), 59

The figure of the Ancient Egyptian artist has often been considered particularly evanescent and almost imperceptible – if not non-existent for some scholars. Dealing with the case of the painters ... [more ▼]

The figure of the Ancient Egyptian artist has often been considered particularly evanescent and almost imperceptible – if not non-existent for some scholars. Dealing with the case of the painters responsible for the decoration of private tomb chapels in the Theban Necropolis during the 18th dynasty, this article aims at demonstrating that with a proper and adapted interdisciplinary methodology, gathering all kinds of documents relating to the subject, it is indeed possible to address the issue of the societal identity of those painters as well as that of their work organisation and work modalities, and even their own individualities. In this context, the article concludes with a reassessment of the criteria used to define an artist. [less ▲]

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See detailAkhénaton
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

Book published by Pygmalion - Flammarion (2010)

Amenhotep IV, ninth Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (ca 1352 - 1335 B.C.), who changed his name into Akhenaten, is probably the most debated figure of Ancient Egyptian History. Known as the first founder of a ... [more ▼]

Amenhotep IV, ninth Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (ca 1352 - 1335 B.C.), who changed his name into Akhenaten, is probably the most debated figure of Ancient Egyptian History. Known as the first founder of a monotheistic religion in the history of mankind, he holds an exceptional position in modern collective memories about Ancient Egypt, despite the fact that he was rejected into oblivion by his direct successors. His modern fame is fundamentally due to the reappropriation of his character by various and incredibly numerous occidental or contemporary ideologies. In this context of highly culturo-centric reinterpretation, it is often very difficult, for the layman or the laywoman as well as for the scholar, to comprehend the king who actually ruled Egypt in the middle of the 14th century B.C. The book attempts to address this issue by proposing an archaeological biography of Akhenaton, i.e. a description of the historical facts of his reign that are physically - or archaeologically - attested, with the constant aim of distinguishing these facts from their interpretations. Such an approach allows the reader to understand how egyptological knowledge is constructed. The book is structured according to the different phases of the actual life of Akhenaten: after a necessary appraisal of his modern rediscovery and reinterpretations, a chapter is respectively devoted to his childhood and the Egyptian Empire in which he grew up, to the first years of his reign, to the invention of real Atenism, in year 4, to the king’s project when he moved his capital to Akhet-Aten - Amarna, in Middle Egypt, and, at last, to his post-mortem survival, in the reactions of his successors and followers. The book ends with some conclusions about the epistemological capabilities of archaeological biography and about the particularity of Akhenaten and his Atenist ideology. [less ▲]

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See detailLes artistes égyptiens ignoraient la perspective
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Insolite et grandes énigmes (2010)

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See detailL'Égypte pharaonique est la plus ancienne des civilisations
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

in Stop aux idées reçues. 50 idées reçues pour démêler le vrai du faux (2010)

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in Stop aux idées reçues. 50 idées reçues pour démêler le vrai du faux (2010)

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See detailNéfertiti est la plus belle des reines égyptiennes
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Pour démêler le vrai du faux. Édition 2011 (2010)

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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Pour démêler le vrai du faux. Édition 2011 (2010)

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See detailLes momies ont des pouvoirs surnaturels
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Insolite et grandes énigmes (2010)

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See detailLa construction des pyramides reste une énigme
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Insolite et grandes énigmes (2010)

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See detailL'écriture hiéroglyphique est un mystère
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Insolite et grandes énigmes (2010)

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See detailToutankhamon est le pharaon de la malédiction
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Insolite et grandes énigmes (2010)

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See detailA la recherche des peintres de la nécropole thébaine. Prolégomènes à une analyse des pratiques picturales dans la tombe d'Amenemopé (TT 29).
Laboury, Dimitri ULg; Tavier, Hugues ULg

in Warmenbol, Eugène; Angenot, Valérie (Eds.) Thèbes aux 101 portes. Mélanges à la mémoire de Roland Tefnin. (2010)

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See detailToutankhamon est le pharaon de la malédiction
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Pour démêler le vrai du faux. Édition 2010 (2009)

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See detailLes pharaons étaient adorés comme des dieux
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Pour démêler le vrai du faux. Édition 2010 (2009)

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See detailLes artistes égyptiens ignoraient la perspective
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in Le Grand Livre des idées reçues. Pour démêler le vrai du faux. Édition 2010 (2009)

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See detailRéflexions sur le portrait royal et son fonctionnement dans l'Égypte pharaonique
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in Ktema : Civilisations de l'Orient, de la Grèce et de Rome Antiques (2009), 34

Ancient Egyptian art’s concern with individualized human representation has generated much debate among Egyptologists about the very existence of portraiture in pharaonic society. The issue has often – if ... [more ▼]

Ancient Egyptian art’s concern with individualized human representation has generated much debate among Egyptologists about the very existence of portraiture in pharaonic society. The issue has often – if not always – been thought in terms of opposition between portrait and ideal image, being a major topic in the broader question of realism and formal relation to reality in Ancient Egyptian art. After a brief analysis of the problem from a theoretical point of view, the article considers the concepts involved in the notion of portrait within the context of Ancient Egyptian thought. Then, a few significant cases selected in royal statuary are investigated in order to elucidate the motives and modalities of the interaction between portrait and ideal image in Ancient Egyptian individualized representations [less ▲]

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See detailLa tête MRAH E 2435, fragment d'une statue de Thoutmosis III prosterné en attitude d'offrande ou d'adoration
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

in Claes, Wouter; De Meulenaere, Herman; Hendrickx, Stan (Eds.) Elkab and beyond. Studies in honour of Luc Limme (2009)

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See detailL'arte secondo Akhenaton, una rivoluzione nella tradizione e nella storia dell'arte dei faraoni
Laboury, Dimitri ULg

in Chappaz, Jean-Luc; Vandenbeusch, Marie (Eds.) Akhenaton. Faraone del sole. Catalogo della mostra. Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino, 27 febbraio - 9 giugno 2009 (2009)

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