odalisque

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a woman slave in a harem

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Close scrutiny of Odalisk, an empty box covered with religious imagery, suggests that this combine of 1955-58 represents Christ's vacant tomb.
(16) As well as the religious images of Odalisk already mentioned, the empty, box/tomb has a light inside that goes on and off, and a single feather (presumably left by the angel at the tomb).
The women in Ali Bey's realm, "Odalisks, as fair as houris," vigorously promote this vision of "paradise."