38-1

2017/38/1

ISSN : 0231-844X (print), 2533-5685 (online)
Editor in Chief : Jiří Honzl

AFRICAN MOTIFS IN GREEK VASE PAINTING

In the beginning the paper concisely summarises contacts of Greeks with Egypt, focusing on their interests on the North African coast, up until the Classical Period. The brief description of Greek literary reception of Egypt during the same timeframe is following. The main part of the paper is…

IMPERIAL DRAGON IN THE ROARING TWENTIES: QING DYNASTY DRESS RE-MADE

The study focuses on the methodology of research on recycled clothing. Two Chinese Dragon Robes from the collection of the Naprstek Museum were remade as a men’s jacket and a woman’s evening dress. Both examples are described, analysed and interpreted from two points of view: as authentic Dragon…

MASKS FROM INDONESIA IN THE NÁPRSTEK MUSEUM

Masks from Indonesia have been worn in performances in a number of contexts. In Java, masked drama occurred in the royal courts as well as in the countryside. In Bali masks are still a feature of daily life in connection with performances in temples and at life cycle ceremonies. Balinese masks…

SEVEN EGYPTIAN MUMMIFIED HEADS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE NÁPRSTEK MUSEUM

The paper presents results of CT and external examination of seven ancient Egyptian mummified isolated human heads from the collections of the National Museum – Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures. It is the first preliminary outcome regarding isolated parts of mummies from a…