art is performative in nature and is meant to draw the viewer in as a participant.
Although we can think it was for human consumption, the fact that these were buried near humans suggests there was an intention and a direct relation with death and the funerary
ritual," says Silvia Albizuri, first author of the article.
This "functional versatility" makes the kline apt for funerary
purposes, according to Baughan, and indeed the dead are shown lying in state on beds as soon as funerary
scenes are depicted in the Geometric period.
In so doing we focus on the excavations conducted in a rock-shelter with evidence of funerary
use by semi-sedentary horticultural-ceramist groups, based upon 12 human burials from the Toca do Gongo III archaeological site.
Photos of tombstones and graves with geometric patterns and interlacing Arabic inscriptions, sculptural representations of horsemen with swords and spears, bows, arrows and daggers, soldiers, weaponry, ornaments and jewellery, all found in carvings at the funerary
site, were part of the exhibit.
"It is a promising area that could reveal more of its secrets soon," Waziri assured adding that the mission is to continue its excavations in an attempt to discover the queen's satellite pyramid and the rest of its funerary
complex and collection.
Light is well-used to create a dramatic effect befitting the funerary
theme of the basement gallery.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF PYRENEAN FUNERARY
STONE CIRCLES (BARATZE, CROMLECH) IN THE WESTERN PYRENEES
(1) Yet the relationship that is formed between the funerary
arts, the deceased, and the attendees of the funeral demonstrates the agency of these art objects in transforming the trajectory of the deceased's next life and the expectations of the living.
This type of funerary
joking, enacted by comedians unrelated to the bereaved, represents a clear departure from the customary funerary
humour in which accepted jokers occupy particular social positions vis-a-vis the deceased.
Paris, SANA -- Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova on Friday denounced the recent destruction of archaeological relics from Palmyra in city at the hands of ISIS terrorists, particularly the destruction of funerary
statues and the Lion of Allat (also spelled Al-Lat) statue.