Constructing the Sacred: Visibility and Ritual Landscape at the Egyptian Necropolis of Saqqara

Conclusion: Note 3

Martin Jay, “Scopic Regimes of Modernity,” in Vision and Visuality, ed. Hal Foster, Discussions in Contemporary Culture 2 (New York: New Press, 1999), 3. See Mark Smith, Sensory History (Oxford: Berg, 2007), 8–11 for a discussion of the great divide theory that traces the ascendancy of vision and divides history into a binary of pre- and postvisual societies.