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  1. Problems of Canonicity and  Identity formation in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Problems of Canonicity and Identity formation in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia [Hardback]

    Kim Ryholt (Editor); Gojko Barjamovic (Editor)

    £59.99

    ISBN: 9788763543729
    Published by : Museum Tusculanum Press
    The term canonicity implies the recognition that the domain of literature and of the library is also a cultural and political one, related to various forms of identity formation, maintenance, and change. Scribes and benefactors create canon i... .... Learn More
  2. A Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library

    A Castration Story from the Tebtunis Temple Library [Hardback]

    Rana Serida (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.99

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9788763544320
    Published by : Museum Tusculanum Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume presents the first edition of a hitherto unattested narrative from the Tebtunis temple library (1st-2nd century AD). The story seems to have formed part of the so-called Inaros Cycle; it is set in the reign of king Necho I (672-66... .... Learn More
  3. Writings from Ancient Egypt

    Writings from Ancient Egypt [Paperback]

    Toby Wilkinson (Editor)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9780141395951
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
    'Man perishes; his corpse turns to dust; all his relatives pass away. But writings make him remembered' In ancient Egypt, words had magical power. Inscribed on tombs and temple walls, coffins and statues, or inked onto papyri, hieroglyphs giv... .... Learn More
  4. A Social and Religious Analysis of New Kingdom Votive Stelae

    A Social and Religious Analysis of New Kingdom Votive Stelae: Display and Devotion [Hardback]

    Eric Wells (Author)

    £97.99

    ISBN: 9783110466539
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
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    Religious practice in ancient Egypt is often studied from two distinct and separate perspectives: temple-based religious practice, and so-called personal piety, or popular religion. This characterization of ancient Egyptian religion is the di... .... Learn More
  5. An Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose

    An Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose [Hardback]

    Paul F. O'Rourke (Editor)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780500051887
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, New York, is one of the most important surviving examples of the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead genre. Such 'books' - papyrus scrolls - were composed of tradition... .... Learn More
  6. Current Research in Egyptology 16 (2015)

    Current Research in Egyptology 16 (2015) [Paperback]

    Alto Belekdanian (Editor); Christelle Alvarez (Editor); Solene Klein (Editor); Ann-Katrin Gill (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785703638
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The sixteenth Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) conference was held from the 15–18 April 2015 at the University of Oxford and once again provided a platform for postgraduates and early career Egyptologists, as well as independent researche... .... Learn More
  7. The Demotic Graffiti from the Temple of Isis on Philae Island

    The Demotic Graffiti from the Temple of Isis on Philae Island [Hardback]

    Eugene Cruz-Uribe (Author)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9781937040475
    Published by : Lockwood Press
    This volume publishes 534 new Demotic graffiti recorded at the temple of Isis on Philae Island, presented with drawings and photographs. New editions of 101 of the graffiti that were published by F. Griffith in his Catalogue of the Demotic Pa... .... Learn More
  8. Magical Hymns from Roman Egypt: A Study of Greek and Egyptian Traditions of Divinity

    Magical Hymns from Roman Egypt: A Study of Greek and Egyptian Traditions of Divinity [Hardback]

    Ljuba Merlina Bortolani (Author)

    £84.99

    ISBN: 9781107108387
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This interdisciplinary study investigates the divine personas in the so-called magical hymns of the Greek magical papyri which, in a corpus usually seen as a significant expression of religious syncretism with strong Egyptian influence, were ... .... Learn More
  9. The Demotic and Hieratic Papyri in the Suzuki Collection of Tokai University Japan

    The Demotic and Hieratic Papyri in the Suzuki Collection of Tokai University Japan [Paperback]

    Kyoko Yamahana (Author); Joseph Manning (Author); Richard Jasnow (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781937040628
    Published by : Lockwood Press
    This book contains approximately fifty late Egyptian texts, published for the first time.
     
    The texts represent an interesting range of document types, a range of demotic handwriting, and include a rare word list ... .... Learn More
  10. Graeco-Egyptian Interactions: Literature Translation and Culture 500 BC-AD 300

    Graeco-Egyptian Interactions: Literature Translation and Culture 500 BC-AD 300 [Hardback]

    Ian Rutherford (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780199656127
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Contact and interaction between Greek and Egyptian culture can be traced in different forms over more than a millennium: from the sixth century BC, when Greeks visited Egypt for the sake of tourism or trade, through to the Hellenistic period,... .... Learn More

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