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H 297 x W 210 mm

582 pages

Highly illustrated throughout in colour

Published Oct 2020

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781789696394

Digital: 9781789696400

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Ancient Egyptian religion; Egyptology; archaeoastronomy; archaeozoology; earth sciences

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Environment and Religion in Ancient and Coptic Egypt: Sensing the Cosmos through the Eyes of the Divine

Proceedings of the 1st Egyptological Conference of the Hellenic Institute of Egyptology: 1-3 February 2017

Edited by Alicia Maravelia, Nadine Guilhou

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Proceedings of a conference held in Athens in 2017, this volume presents 34 fresh and original papers (plus 2 abstracts) on ancient Egyptian religion, environment and the cosmos. Papers connect many interdisciplinary approaches including Egyptology, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, geography, botany, zoology, ornithology, theology and history.


About the Author

Alicia Maravelia is Founder and President of the Hellenic Institute of Egyptology (2011). She is Professor of Egyptology at the People's University of Athens and at the Institute's Seminar. A member of the Editorial Board of several peer-reviewed journals, she is the Editor in Chief of the JHIE. She is Coordinator of the Athens Mummy Project. ;

Nadine Guilhou studied French Literature, History of Art & Archaeology in the University Paul-Valery, Montpellier, obtaining her PhD in Egyptology under Prof. Dr Fr. Daumas. She specializes in ritual and funerary texts from the OK to the PP and has published many books and papers concerning this topic.