God's Wife, God's Servant: The God's Wife of Amun (ca.740–525 BC)

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Routledge, 2 jun. 2009 - 216 pagina's

Mariam F. Ayad explores how five women were elevated to a position of supreme religious authority. Drawing on a variety of textual, iconographic, and archaeological evidence, and containing fifty-one black and white and colour illustrations, the volume discusses this often neglected subject, placing the women within the broader context of the politically volatile, turbulent seventh and eighth centuries BCE.

 

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historical development and associated titles
Egypt atthe endofthe New Kingdom Egypt during theLibyan period
Rites and rituals Entertaining the gods
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