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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

For more than four centuries, from the Fourth through the Sixth Dynasty, most Egyptian kings and many queens were interred in pyramid tombs. Beginning in the Predynastic Period, Egyptian tombs […]

Por Carlos Dardé, Universidad de Cantabria. El nacimiento de los partidos políticos, 1834-1843 Desde el inicio del proceso de formación del régimen liberal se pusieron de manifiesto las diversas opiniones […]

The funerary complex of King Djoser at Saqqara, with its Step Pyramid, is the most extraordinary architectural complex of the Old Kingdom (fig. 5). Its architect was Imhotep, deified after […]