Religion and Ritual in Ancient Egypt

ISBN-10: 0521613000
ISBN-13: 9780521613002
Edition: 2011
Authors: Emily Teeter
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Emily Teeter Ph.D. is a Research Associate and Coordinator of Special Exhibits at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. She has curated temporary and permanent exhibits of Egyptian art at the Oriental Institute Museum, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago. The author and co-author of a wide range of popular and scholarly publications, her most recent books include Ancient Egypt: Treasures from the Collection of the Oriental Institute; Egypt and the Egyptians; and The Life of Meresamun: A Temple Singer in Ancient Egypt.

List of Maps, Plans, and Figures
List of Color Plates
Acknowledgments
Chronology of Ancient Egypt
Introduction
The Egyptian Mind
Priests
Types of Priests and Their Duties
Priestesses
Becoming a Priest
Purity and the Priesthood
Organization of Priests
Remuneration of Priests
Inside the Temple: The World of the Gods
The Care and Feeding of the God
The Daily Offering Ritual
The King's Offering Cult
Knowledge of Temple Ritual
What Happened to the Cult Statues?
Festivals
Festivals of Osiris
Feast of the Valley
The Festival of Amunhotep I
Contacting the Gods
Places of Prayer
Outside the Temple
Votive Offerings
Statue Cults
Intercessory Statues
Trances and Dreams as a Means of Contacting the Gods
Self-Dedication to the God(s)
In the Presence of the Gods: How the Gods Communicated with Men
Controlled Contact with the Gods
Uncontrolled Contact with the Gods
Seeking Protection from the Gods
Death and Funeral Rites
The Egyptian Attitude Toward Death
Building the Tomb
Provisioning the Dead
Preparing the Mummy
The Funeral
Communicating with the Dead
Akb Spirits
Letters to the Dead
Dreams and Nightmares
Magic to Charm and to Kill
Toward a Definition of Magic in Ancient Egypt
Who Were the Magicians?
Evidence for Magical Practices
Spells of Protection
Magic to Cure
Spells to Maim and Kill
The Amarna Period: Practical Aspects of "Monotheism"
The Nature of the Aten and the Rise of the God
Impact of the New Theology
The Conception of the Afterlife in the Amarna Period
Impact of the New Religion on Society
What Did the Amarna Theology Offer the People?
Conclusion
Afterword: An Appraisal of Egyptian Religion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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