Historia

XI. La sociedad isabelina. Cambios de época

Por Germán Rueda Hernanz, Universidad de Cantabria. ¿Son más los cambios que las constantes? La idea generalizada de que la sociedad española desde finales del siglo XVIII hasta principios del […]

Royal reliefs

By the beginning of the Middle Kingdom the royal temples of the Pyramid Age had already started to fall into decay.1 What remained was often dismantled under the Ramesside kings […]

IX. Isabel II: Le diable au corps

Por Isabel Burdiel, Universidad de Valencia. Parece distraída, ensimismada, los ojos y la boca ciegos y duros, las mejillas abotargadas y flácidas. No mira sino que es mirada. No se […]

Fig. 34. Sheikh el-Beled

The nonroyal statuary of the Old Kingdom was not intended for public display. Destined for tombs, these “living images,” as they were called by the ancient Egyptians, or images done […]

Royal Statuary

Statues of Egyptian rulers form a unique category, separate from that of the members of the royal family, nobles, and ordinary human beings. When admiring the superior workmanship and artistry […]