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My Heart My Mother: Death and Rebirth in Ancient Egypt

My Heart My Mother: Death and Rebirth in Ancient Egypt


By (author) Alison Roberts


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  • Publisher: Northgate Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 265 pages
  • Dimensions: 182mm x 232mm x 22mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2000
  • Publication City/Country: East Sussex
  • ISBN 10: 0952423316
  • ISBN 13: 9780952423317
  • Illustrations note: b/w photos
  • Sales rank: 849,660

Product description

My Heart My Mother looks at many different aspects of Egyptian religion from the role of Hathor-Sekhmet, the serpent eye goddess, in the cult of Osiris, to the reliefs in the temple at Abydos, and more general discussions of temple life, ancestor ritual, death, rebirth and regeneration. An original piece of work on female divinities and their role in the passage of the pharaohs from death to rebirth that takes us beyond the New Kingdom period and into the Greco-Roman world.

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