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    Pocket Dictionary Ancient Egyptian Gods & Goddesses

    SKU: cmc19489

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    About

    A handy reference guide to the rich pantheon of Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses. This pocket dictionary highlights thirty-five major gods and goddesses and shows how they function in family groupings. Readers can find deities like Atum and Ptahwho feature in myths explaining the creation of the universe. They can journey across the sky with the great sun god Ra-Horakhty and his cohorts and enter the underworld of Osiris. Powerful goddesses such as Isis, Hathor and the ferociouslioness-headed Sekhmet are featured, as are the deities who protected the pharaoh, and those who were responsible for mummification and funerary rituals. All the entries are fully cross-referred and an A-Z contents list enables the reader to find easily aparticular god or goddess. Each one is illustrated with colour photographs of paintings, papyri and sculptures depicting the deity and the hieroglyphs of his or her name. The appearance, attributes, roles and responsibilities of each god and goddess arebr

    Specification

    Product code: cmc19489
    Gift recipient: For children under 12
    Price category: Under £10
    World culture: Ancient Egypt
    Title: Pocket Dictionary of Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
    Subtitle: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
    Author: George Hart
    ISBN: 9780714119489
    Number of pages: 48
    Size: 185x150mm
    llustrations: 56 colour and 40 b/w
    Weight: 0.254kg
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