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Ranke, Hermann

    Full Name: Ranke, Hermann

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1878

    Date Died: 1953

    Home Country/ies: Germany

    Subject Area(s): Egyptian (ancient) and Egyptology


    Egyptologist who wrote frequently on Egyptian art.

    Selected Bibliography

    Masterpieces of Egyptian Art. New York: The Beechhurst Press, 1951; “A Late Ptolemaic Statue of Hathor from her Temple at Dendereh.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 65, no. 4, (October-December 1945): 238-248; Altägyptische Tierbilder. Leipzig: E. A. Seemann, 1925; “Eine Bermerkung zur ‘Narmer’-palette.” Studia orientalia. part I: Commentationes in Honorem Knut Tallqvist. Helsinki, s.n., 1925, pp. 167-175; “An Egyptiam Tombstone of the New kingdom.” [University of Pennsylvania] University Museum Bulletin 9, no. 1, (January 1941): 20-24; Meisterwerke der ägyptischen Kunst. Lecture Delivered at the University of Heidelberg, November, 1946. Basel: Holbein-Verlag, 1948; “The Origin of the Egyptian Tomb Statue.” Harvard Theological Review 28 no. 1 (January 1935): 45-53; The Art of Ancient Egypt : Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Applied Art. Vienna: Phaidon Press, 1936.


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