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academic monitoring

The process of observing students' academic progress in one or more subject over a period of time. It is used by teachers to compare the performance of a particular student to that of ...

Sculpture

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Ancient history (non-classical to 500 CE)
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...guardian figure at Karnak, and during the early fourth century bce , Nektanebo I lined the two-mile-long avenue from the southern gate of Karnak temple to the northern gate of Luxor temple with hundreds of human-lion sphinxes bearing his own portrait. Today many of these still monitor the Theban gates and avenues where believers once stood on festival days waiting to catch a glimpse of the cult statue. Divine sculpture also served as guardian figures in the funerary sphere. Tutankhamun's tomb provides a full array of beautiful examples. His canopic shrine is...

Palestine Archaeological Museum

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

...eventually, toward the end of the Mandate period in 1948 , placed under the direction of an international board of trustees composed of academics and civil servants from France, Britain, the United States, Sweden, the Hebrew University, and surrounding Arab countries. After the fall of Jerusalem in the War of Independence and its eventual partition into East (Jordanian) and West (Israeli) in 1948 , mutual Jewish/Arab academic interest at the Palestine Archaeological Museum came to an end. Despite the international board of trustees appointed to oversee the...

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