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Integration of foreigners in Egypt: the relief of Amenhotep II shooting arrows at a copper ingot and related scenes

Autor
Gimenez, F.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Journal of Egyptian History
Data de publicació
2017
Volum
10
Número
2
Pàgina inicial
109
Pàgina final
123
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/112367 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/18741665-12340036 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
The relief of Amenhotep II shooting arrows at a copper ingot target has often been considered as propaganda of the king’s extraordinary strength and vigour. However, this work proposes that the scene took on additional layers of significance and had different ritual functions such as regenerating the health of the king, and ensuring the eternal victory of Egypt over foreign enemies and the victory of order over chaos. Amenhotep II was shooting arrows at an “Asiatic” ox-hide ingot because t...
Citació
Gimenez, F. Integration of foreigners in Egypt: the relief of Amenhotep II shooting arrows at a copper ingot and related scenes. "Journal of Egyptian History", 2017, vol. 10, núm. 2, p. 109-123.
Paraules clau
Amenhotep ii stela, offering scenes, ox-hide ingot, scenes of goods brought to the deceased
Grup de recerca
CRnE - Centre de Recerca en Ciència i Enginyeria Multiescala de Barcelona
R2EM - Resource Recovery and Environmental Management

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