"there is nothing so whole as a broken heart": Reflections on "the practice of repairing vessels in ancient Egypt" (NEA 79.4 [2016]) by Julia Hsieh

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Abstract

The author offers an additional perspective on the mending of ancient pottery, suggesting that breakage and repair are part of the normal life cycle of an object and that mending can in some cases lead to an enhancement of the original object and to a valuing of the repaired vessel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)202-203
Number of pages2
JournalNear Eastern Archaeology
Volume80
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2017
Externally publishedYes

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