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Author Eaton, Katherine, author

Title Ancient Egyptian temple ritual : performance, pattern, and practice / by Katherine Eaton
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2013
New York, New York Abingdon, Oxon Routledge, c2013


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Description xii, 225 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in Egyptology ; 1
Routledge studies in Egyptology ; 1
Contents Part I. Foundation -- Introduction: temples in ancient Egyptian society, economy and cosmos -- Complexity in ritual -- Part II. Performance -- The household model -- Festivals in the framework of the daily ritual -- Part III. Practice -- The Horus cycle -- Daily rituals in festival frameworks -- Part IV. Patterns -- Gesture, posture, and movement -- The most common offering scenes
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Rites and ceremonies -- Egypt.
Temples -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.
Egypt -- Religion.
LC no. 2012046096
ISBN 0415832985 (hardback)
9780415832984 (hardback)