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Ancient Egypt 2017, Perspectives of Research

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ISBN: 978-83-952189-5-8
Description: softcover, 336 pp (30x21cm)
Condition: new
Weight: 1270g.


Ancient Egypt 2017, Perspectives of Research, ed. by M.H. Trinidade Lopes, J. Popielska-Grzybowska, J. Iwaszczuk, R.G. Gurgel Pereira,  Travaux de l’Institut des Cultures Méditerranéennes et Orientales de l’Académie Polonaise des Sciences, Tome 6, Warsaw-Wiesbaden 2020

Ancient Egypt 2017. Perspectives of Research, edited in co-operation of Polish and Portuguese Egyptologists, provides an overview of current research and ist perspectives covering various spheres of interest in present-day Egyptology and a scholarly discussion on various approaches to studies of ancient Egypt in all ist aspects and forms. The reader may find 26 papers, including those on pottery, sculpture, language, history, architecture, religion and religious texts, views on empire creation, loyalism and more detailed pieces on amulets, museum collections, household religion and the concept of sin, children’s magical protection, religion mirrored in twenty-first dynasty personal correspondence, Esna, the group-statue of Pendua and Nefertari Kushite architectural programmes, the settlement at Tell Nabasha, the Saite-Persian cemetery at Abusir, project presentation and aegyptiaca in Portugal. Many of the issues were discussed during the Eighth European Conference of Egyptologists. Egypt 2017: Research Perspectives that was hosted by the New University of Lisbon and collaborator institutions in Portugal.