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Anubis, Upwawet, And Other Deities: Personal Worship And Official Religion In Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian religion is immensely complex in its symbolism and in its intellectual and artistic depth. From the early times, certain animals, such as the cow, the falcon, and the snake, were closely associated with religion and with kingship. These animals are among the many embodiments of maginal power. This volume looks at the Egyptian attitude to animals, the jacka ...more
Paperback, 78 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by American University in Cairo Press
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James F
Feb 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ancient, near, east, egypt, religion
The pictorial catalogue of an exhibition at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, in 2007, of artifacts from the Salakhana tomb, with three essays by Terence DuQuesne explaining their significance. These were mainly votive stelae, mostly to Upwawet, which were excavated in 1922 but forgotten in packing cases in the museum basement until rediscovered recently. They are very unusual in their iconography and shed light on Upwawet and on the Middle Egyptian region; some are also very good artistically.
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