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Egypopcult publications

Fernández Pichel, A.I. (ed.) 2023. How Pharaohs Became Media Stars: Ancient Egypt and Popular Culture (Archaeopress Egyptology 48). Oxford: Archaeopress.
  • Introduction: “Ich mache mir die (ägyptische) Welt, wie sie mir gefällt” (Egypopcult Project) – Abraham I. Fernández Pichel
  • Theories on Pop Culture and Egyptology – José das Candeias Sales
  • The Portrayal of Ancient Egypt in Sir Terry Pratchett’s Pyramids – Filip Taterka
  • Pauline Gedge’s Hatshepsut: Child of the Morning – Maiken Mosleth King
  • The Persistent Pyramid: Exploring the Creation of Egypt as Religious Foil in Marie Corelli’s Ziska – Sara Woodward
  • Stephen Sommers’s The Mummy (1999): Modern Legacies of the Tutankhamun Excavations – Eleanor Dobson
  • Josephus as source of the Egyptian sequences in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956) – Nuno Simões Rodrigues
  • From Alma-Tadema to Cecil B. DeMille: The Influence of Nineteenth-Century Painting on Classical Hollywood Films Set in Ancient Egypt – Guillermo Juberías Gracia
  • Sex, Gender and Sexualisation: Ancient Egypt in Contemporary Popular Culture – Abraham I. Fernández Pichel and Marc Orriols-Llonch
  • Eternally Maligned as the Power-hungry Femme Fatale: Kleopatra VII in Assassin’s Creed Origins and Other Video Games – Tara Sewell-Lasater
  • Egypt and Role-Playing Games. Does the World of Darkness Universe Use Ancient Egyptian Sources? – Abraham I. Fernández Pichel and Víctor Sánchez Domínguez
  • Of Mummies and Memes: A Digital Ethnographic Approach to ‘Vernacular Egyptology’ on TikTok – Samuel Fernández-Pichel
  • The Road to El ojo de Nefertiti: Representing Egyptian Mythology for Middle-grade Readers – Jesús Cañadas
Olette-Pelletier, J.-G. 2023. La religion égyptienne expliquée par l’immersion vidéoludique. L’exemple du jeu Lara Croft & the temple of Osiris. Égypte, Afrique & Orient 109: 39-52.

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Abraham I. Fernández Pichel


Abraham I. Fernández Pichel - Rogério Sousa - Eleanor Dobson - Filip Taterka - Guillermo Juberías Gracia - José das Candeias Sales
Nuno Simões Rodrigues - Samuel Fernández-Pichel - Sara Woodward - Tara Sewell-Lasater - Thomas Gamelin – Leire Olabarría
Alfonso Álvarez-Ossorio - Jean-Guillaume Olette-Pelletier - Marc Orriols-Llonch

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