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This book makes the hieratic ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum available for the first time. Most of these come from the village of Deir el-Medina near Thebes, and they include new literary texts, administrative notes, religious hymns, and copies of tomb inscriptions.
Studying Ramesses II’s Dedicatory Inscription in detail allows one to connect it with the development of the Solar-Osirian theology postdating the Amarna Period of Egypt. This study thus links the historical background of the pharaoh’s visit to Abydos at the very beginning of his first regnal ...
Harold M. Hays, Leiden University
The ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts form the oldest body of religious texts in the world. This book weds traditional philology to linguistic anthropology to associate them with two spheres of ritual action, mortuary cult and personal preparation for the afterlife.
Using a wide range of archaeological and inscriptional data this book explores the social historical transformation of the early Egyptian temples from locally based institutions to royal ones during the 3rd millennium BC (Dynasty 0 to 11).
This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of the evidence concerning the political, social, economic, religious and cultural connections between Ancient Nubia and Egypt from the special viewpoint of Lower Nubia, the frontier region between the First and Second Nile Cataracts.
Edited by Sue H. D'Auria
This volume presents a novel analysis of complement clauses in Earlier Egyptian language. The grammar of these constructions is shown to be organised around a system for expressing Irrealis and Realis modality.
In his new book, Jean Winand deals with the expression of time and aspect in ancient Egyptian. He presents a challenging new theoretical paradigm within a semantic approach.
Val Hinckley Sederholm
This new reading of a unique Egyptian spell illuminates Egypt’s Graeco-Roman Period. The author considers such linguistic features as taboo, the efficacy of magical words and names, and the role of stars and fate in the slaughter of divine enemies as portrayed in the text.
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