Deir El-Bahari VI, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Solar Complex
Varsovie, Centre d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne de l'Academie Polonaise des Sciences. 2003, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 8388973304). Soft cover, 44x31 cm. Book, ISBN: 83-88973-30-4 Description: softcover, 296 pp (29x21cm).; plates in a separate portfolio (44x31x4cm) Condition: very good Weight: 4030g. Janusz Karkowski, Deir el-Bahari VI, The Temple of Hatshepsut, The Solar Complex, Centre d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne de l'Academie Polonaise des Sciences, Varsovie 2003 Preface List of plates List of text figures Abbreviations Excursus: The numbering of epigraphic units in the Hatshepsut temple at Deir el-Bahari Part l - HISTORY AND INTERPRETATION OF THE SOLAR COMPLEX Chapter 1: Discovery and restoration Chapter 2: Building history Inroductory remarks Phase 1: The Solar Complex with a smaller altar and an asymmetrical eastern doorway to the Altar Court Phase 2: The Solar Complex with the Night-Sun Chapel to the west and an asymetrical western entrance to the Altar Court Phase 3: Night-Sun Chapel to the east, axial entrance to the Altar Court, addition of the Upper Ambis Shrine Chapter 3: Ancient history . Chapter 4: Interpretation A. The decorative programme of the Solar Complex The gods The kings Attested kings,Royal costume, Royal Portraits The solar barks The remaining images referring to the solar cycle B. Spatial arrangement and symbolism of the Solar Complex Prelimninary remarks The symbolism of the architectural layout of the solar complex and its place in the temple Orientation of scenes The play of light and shadow C. Solar aspects of other parts of the Hatshepsut Temple D. Cult in the Solar Complex Chapter 5: Comparative examination of other solar complexes A. Introductory remarks B. Architecture of the solar complexes in the Theban mortuary temples C. Decoration of the solar complexes in the Theban mortuary temples. Temple of Gurna, 93; Temple of Merenptah, 94; Medinet Habu, 94. D. Atypical solar complexes Akh-menu at Karnak, 105; Luxor, 108; The shadow of Re of Queen Teye at Amarna, 111; Great Temple at Abu Simbel, 112; Temple of Taharqa at Karnak, 115. Part II - DESCRIPTION OF THE SOLAR COMPLEX Chapter 6: Architecture General description Composition Construction Material, 122; The doorways, 123; The walls, 123; The cornice, 124; The columns, 125; The architraves, 125; The wall niches, 126; The altar, 126; The pavement, 127. Calculation for the cubit length used in the Solar Complex Chapter 7: Decoration Method of documentation and presentation The Night-Sun Chapel (06.01). Doorway South wall Comment on the reconstruction of the south wall West wall Comment on the restoration of the west wall North wall East wall Remarks on the reconstruction of the east wall The niche of the Night-Sun Chapel (06.01.NC) The Night-Sun Chapel: columns, architraves, and soffit The Altar Court (06.02) The doorway The southern niche of the Altar Court (06.02.NC.A) The western niche of the Altar Court (06.02.NC.B) The dismantled niche (06.02.NC.C) The Altar (06.02.AL) The graffiti Hieroglyphic graffiti, 253; Hieratic graffiti, 254; Figural graffiti, 255 (Hatshepsut's reign, 255, Late or Ptolemaic Period, 255, Coptic Period 264); Greek graffiti, 265; Coptic graffiti, 265; Arabic graffiti, 265 Indices General Egyptian. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Keywords: 8388973304 Deir el-Bahari Excavation Reports