The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient...

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Author  Richard H. Wilkinson
Publisher  Thames and Hudson
Publication Date   May 26, 2003
ISBN  0500051208
Pages  256

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A systematic survey of Egyptian deities that combines a clearly presented text with lots of illustrations. The opening chapters discuss the birth, rule and decline of the gods, their form and role in religious life, religion and piety and links between gods and kingship. The large catalogue includes powerful, well-known gods as well as minor ones and of every shape size and variety including male and female gods, mammalian, avian, reptilian and inanimate gods.

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