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Vanessa Davies

sees their blood, he is hetep . 5 Breath or a Breeze from Deities The breath ( tjau ) and breath of life that foreigners request of the Egyptian king also has connotations for living when Egyptians request it of deities. A New Kingdom prayer to Amun asks for breath from the deity. “Give breath

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Jeremy Pope

Meritefnut should continue in life ( Ꜥnḫ ḥm.t-nṯr Mry.t-Tfnw.t ), followed immediately by a reference to Shepenwepet II as “living” ( Ꜥnḫ.tἰ ). If Meritefnut were the missing prenomen of Amenirdis II, then a co-tenure between her and Shepenwepet II appears unavoidable. Such an arrangement must not be

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Agents of Construction

Ancient Egyptian Rock Inscriptions as Tools of Site Formation and Modern Functional Parallels

Marina Wilding Brown

exhibits figural and textual offerings on many subjects (religious, historical), in many media (carving, ink), and on a variety of canvasses (rock cliffs, temple walls). Inscriptional content reveals that rock inscription carving was motivated by many different primary goals: they could serve as

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Pearce Paul Creasman

vessels of choice and “workhorses” of ancient Egypt. So dominant was maritime life in the Egyptian worldview that the earth was imagined as floating on a universe of inert and dark primordial waters, known as nw or nwn . 15 It should not be surprising, then, that watercraft were an essential part of

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Robert B. Koehl

I offer the following contribution to Oscar Muscarella, a scholar who never shies away from debate or controversy, but who is motivated by one goal: to set the record as straight as the evidence will allow. Over the past fifteen years there has been a dramatic escalation of scholarly interest in

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Marcelo Campagno

individuals can be simultaneously linked to both state and patronage logics (for example, an individual who gains control over a territory as the result of his being part of a state elite, but who then exercises patronage prerogatives over the population living in that territory). Evidence of these kinds of

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Kerry Muhlestein

to pre- pare them in such a way that they are quali fi ed for jobs elsewhere in academia. These students and the discipline itself su ff er a loss if they must leave academia altogether in order to sustain a living, and thus can no longer contribute to the fi eld. The need for help- ing students fi nd

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Amar Annus

produced? Indeed, take her to the sea, (or) to the (highest) outcrop of the mountain! Indeed, bind her to a free-standing tamarisk or a lone reed stalk! As surely as a corpse does not have life and a still-born child has never suckled the milk of his mother, may the Daughter-of-Anu like smoke leave town

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Julia Krul

Greek Berossos. According to the Babyloniaka , Oannès had taught humankind everything that was necessary to lead a good life: not only the esoteric knowledge of the priest-scholars that allowed them to contact the gods and interpret divine messages, but also writing, agriculture, architecture, cultic

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Henry Stadhouders and Strahil V. Panayotov

gather, a girl who is not living secluded yet between conjugal walls, or indeed a woman behaving improperly by putting her chastity at risk 57 —, whereas she ought to be housed in a place befitting her preciosity and integrity. The frustrated owner goes on with an address to his share arguing that she