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Ontology and iconography in Egyptian religious compositions: composite figures in the Amduat, Book of Two Ways, and apotropaic wands c. 2000-1400 BCE

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This thesis investigates the patterns of occurrence of composite figural forms of divine beings in three categories of Egyptian pictorial–verbal religious compositions dating between 2000 and 1400 BCE: the Amduat, Book of Two Ways, and apotropaic wands. Analysis of the Amduat focuses on the burial chamber of Thutmose III (KV 34); study of the Book of Two Ways concentrates on the coffins B1C and B5C (Cairo CG 28083 and JE 37566); images on various wands are treated as selections from a reperto...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Queen's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4139-9540

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Queen's College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Liverpool
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
Emory University
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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