Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Amrhein, Anastasia, “Multimedia Image-Making in Assyria: Visualizations of the Numinous in Political Context” (Pennsylvania, H. Pittman)

Butner, Amy, “The Impact of Amarna Period Reforms on Late Eighteenth Dynasty Tomb Design at Saqqara” (Emory, G. Robins)

Ferguson, Elissa, “The Depiction of Women in the Tombs of their Sons in New Kingdom Egypt” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Hartsay, Emily, “The Chapelle Rouge of Hatshepsut, Erasures, and Iconography” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Middleton, Andrea, “To the Good Fortune of Arsinoe Philadelphus: The Ruler Cult of Arsinoe II” (Penn State, E. Walters)

Peebles, Matthew, “Act as Attribute: The Attacking Body in Ancient Greek Art” (Columbia, I. Mylonopoulos)

Pilavci, Türkan, “Drinking a God and Sacrificing a Drink: Hittite Libation Vessels in Art and Ritual” (Columbia, Z. Bahrani)

Stavis, Jacob, “The Formation of Achaemenid Art: New Approaches to Persian Material Culture” (Columbia, Z. Bahrani)

Thum, Jen, “‘Ramesses Was Here’: The Mechanics of Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae” (Brown, L. Bestock, J. Allen)