By Elizabeth Peters
Thirty-one-year-old Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody has not just inherited her father's fortune, yet she can also be blessed together with his powerful will in addition. Now she's headed for Cairo, followed through a lady with a tarnished earlier, to indulge her ardour for Egyptology. Little did she understand that homicide and a homicidal mummy lay in stay up for her.
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90. See also the sphinx of Osorkon I Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum 52. The sphinx is illustrated in My´sliwiec, Portraiture, pl. 17 alongside another Third Intermediate Period statue illustrative of the realistic tendency, no. 5791 in the same museum. 10 26 Third Intermediate Period, Part I Dating of Royal Bronzes It seems to me that the logical procedure is to proceed by briefly reviewing the inscriptionally dated royal bronzes and other relevant dated three-dimensional images, whether it be other royal and divine statuary, non-royal bronzes, stone statues, or funerary equipment in precious metals.
However, this structure is not the only or even most frequent type of torso modeling characteristic of Third Intermediate Period metalwork. Perhaps the chronologically earliest type of modeling – seen, for example, during Dynasty 21 in the standing bronze of Menkheperre (TIP-1) and in TIP-4 and still in probably Dynasty 22 with TIP-C – is characterized by fairly narrow but well modeled shoulders and a slim, sometimes rather tubular, torso. More attentive and softer modeling occurs with the bronze of Osorkon I (TIP-6), the torso discussed above of Osorkon II (TIP-7), and that of Horus in the gold triad of Osorkon II (TIPA), the latter as Aldred noted with some emphasis on the muscular nexus connecting the chest and the belly area, a treatment of the torso which continues into the Kushite Period.
Ivory, ebony, blue-green material, alabaster, limestone, red material, and wood are mentioned or depicted in Davies, Kenamun, p. 24ff. , 1, p. 132 (2) I-II. Helck, Materialien, pp. 33, 40 does list mentions of bronze statue(tte)s, one denoted as royal, of the period of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III. 42 Ziegler, “Jalons,” p. 29 where she cites Christie’s, London, November 18, 1977 (sale catalog), lot 542. 401, see Freed, Pharaohs of the Sun, p. 274) and an Onuris in Copenhagen sometimes attributed to Amenhotep III (AEIN 1658, J¨orgensen, Egypt I, pp.
Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody, Book 1) by Elizabeth Peters