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The crown of Arsinoë II. The creation and development of an imagery of authority

"This study deals with a unique crown that was created for Queen Arsinoë II. The aim is to identify and understand the symbolism that is embedded in each pictorial detail that together form the crown and how this reflects the wearer’s socio-political and religious positions. The study focuses on the crown and its details, while also including all contextual aspects of the relief scenes in order to understand the general meaning. This crown was later developed and usurped by other female figures; .."

Author(s):  Nilsson, Maria
Format:  Book
Publisher:  Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
Publication City:  Göteborgs
Date:  2010