A Model for the afterlife

Jana Jones

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Abstract

During the First Intermediate Period and the early Middle Kingdom, fine painted wooden tomb models were used to represent the afterlife. The models replaced the predominantly limestone figures of servants that were found in Old Kingdom tombs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgypt
Subtitle of host publicationland and lives of the pharaohs revealed
EditorsBelinda Bolliger, S. Forbes, M. Halbmeyer, J. Parker, Wall M
Place of PublicationRowville, Vic.
PublisherFive Mile Press
Pages244-245
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)1741248507
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameAncient civilizations
PublisherFive Mile Press

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