Persians and Egyptians: Cooperation in Vandalism






Persians and Egyptians: Cooperation in Vandalism

Andrey Bolshakov

Offerings to the Discerning Eye: An Egyptological Medley in Honor of Jack A. Josephson (2010)

Abstract

Two anthropomorphic sarcophagi of black grey-wacke flanking the entrance to the Egyptian gallery of the Hermitage Museum are the largest monuments in its Egyptian collection and, at the same time, one of the earliest by the date of acquisition. On the watercolor of 1858 by Constantine Ukhtomski representing the


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