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

Egyptian/Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2007

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Aker, Julide, "Rhetoric of Transgression: Assurbanipal's Babylonian Policy and Transformations in the Visual Domain" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Ameri, Marta, "Middle Asian Interaction Spheres at the Turn of the Second Millennium B.C.: The View from Gilund, Rajastan, India" (IFA/NYU, D. P. Hansen)

Aravecchia, Nicola, "Christians of the Western Desert in Late Antiquity: The Fourth-Century Church Complex of Ain el-Gedida in the Dakhleh Oasis, Upper Egypt" (Minnesota, F. Asher)

Badawi, Sherine, "Transposition and Transformation: The Interconnection between Tomb, Chapel, and Coffin in Middle Kingdom Egypt" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Belcher, Ellen, "Embodying the Halaf: Fifth-Millennium Figurines from Northern Mesopotamia" (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Calvert, Amy, "Changing Dress, Changing Roles: The Evolution of Royal Regalia in the New Kingdom" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Cody, Madeleine, "The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Mendes: Reflections of an Egyptian Community in the New Kingdom" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Eppihimer, Melissa, "The Visual Legacy of Akkadian Kingship" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Gansell, Amy, "Women of Ivory as Embodiments of Ideal Feminine Beauty in the Ancient Near East during the First Millennium BCE" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Judas, Beth Ann, "Late Bronze Age Aegean Ceramics in the Nile Valley: An Analysis of Idea and Practice in the Archaeological Record" (Pennsylvania, J. Wegner)

Khatchadourian, Lori, "Dynasty Reframed: Community and Hegemony in the Armenian 'Highland Satrapy,' ca. 600–200 BC" (Michigan, N. Yoffee, S. Alcock)

Marlar, Michelle, "The Temple of Osiris at Abydos in the Late Period Dynasty XXX (380–343 B.C.) through the Roman Occupation of Egypt (30 B.C.)" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

McCarthy, Heather, "Queenship, Cosmography, and Regeneration: The Decorative Programs and Architecture of Ramesside Royal Women's Tombs" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Meiberg, Linda, "Figural Motifs on Philistine Pottery and Their Relations to the Aegean World" (Pennsylvania, P. Betancourt)

Oppenheim, Adela, "The Relief Decoration of the Pyramid Complex of Senwosret III at Dahshur and Its Relationship to Decorative Programs of Old and Middle Kingdom Pyramid Temples" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Ullmann, Lee, "The Conception of Space in the Art and Landscape of the Hittites" (Columbia, J. Smith, Z. Bahrani)