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Liber Amicorum-Speculum Siderum: Nut Astrophoros : Papers Presented to Alicia Maravelia, Hardback Book

Liber Amicorum-Speculum Siderum: Nut Astrophoros : Papers Presented to Alicia Maravelia Hardback

Edited by Nadine Guilhou

Part of the Archaeopress Egyptology series


In this volume, a pleiade of Egyptologists, Archaeologists, Archaeoastronomers, Archaeoanthropologists, Historians and other scholars from fifteen countries (Hellas, Egypt, France, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Turkey, Australia) have combined their efforts in order to honour Alicia Maravelia, whose important work in Egyptology and in the foundation of the Hellenic Institute of Egyptology are highly acknowledged.

This book, with foreword by His Eminence the Archbishop of Sinai and Abbot of the Holy Monastery of St Catherine, Mgr Damianos, contains thirty original articles, two abstracts and a plethora of accompanying texts including Dr Maravelia's list of publications.

The book is divided into three parts: 1. Nut and the Realm of Stars [15 contributions]; 2. Ancient Egyptian Religion and its Celestial Undertones [12 contributions]; and 3.

Ancient Egyptian Science, Medicine, Archaeoanthropology, Egyptomania, Egyptophilia, etc. [5 contributions]. The reader will find papers that deal mainly with the goddess Nut and her mythology and cosmographic notions related to her, the stars and other celestial luminaries, orientations of monuments, ancient Egyptian constellations and decans, the notion of time, calendars, religious and funerary observances related to the sky, ancient Egyptian religion, religious and amuletic artefacts, religious mythology, as well as archaeoanthropological and medicinal studies, papers on ancient Egyptian Mathematics, Egyptophilia, Egyptomania and ancient Egyptian collections.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages, Illustrated throughout with 116 plates in colour
  • Publisher: Archaeopress
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Egyptian archaeology / Egyptology
  • ISBN: 9781784916039



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