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Author Lurker, Manfred.

Title The gods and symbols of ancient Egypt : an illustrated dictionary / Manfred Lurker [translated from the German ... by Barbara Cummings]
Edition English edition / revised, enlarged, and picture-edited by Peter A. Clayton
Published New York, NY : Thames and Hudson, 1980


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Description 142 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Summary "A compact guide to the gods and symbols of ancient Egypt, their interpretation, their significance and their cults. It answers questions such as why the jackal represents Anubis, the embalmer god, and why the dung beetle represents the sun god Khepri." --Publisher description
Analysis Ancient Egyptian religion Symbolism - Encyclopaedias
Notes Translation of: Götter und Symbole der alten Ägypter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-137) and index
Notes Translated from the German
Subject Cummings, Barbara.
Philips Design (Firm)
Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken.
Gods, Egyptian -- Dictionaries.
Signs and symbols -- Egypt.
Symbolism -- Dictionaries.
Egypt -- Religion -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
LC no. 80050795
ISBN 0500110182
Other Titles Götter und Symbole der alten Ägypter. English
Gods and symbols of ancient Egypt