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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt: P-Z (vol 3). Home · The Size Report. DOWNLOAD PDF Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt. forces were defeated. Within Egypt, Shabaqa showed an interest in various temples: at Memphis he buried another. Apis bull and had an ancient cosmogony of. Dartmouth Medal Winner Association of American Publishers Best Multivolume Reference, Humanities ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference.

The site is on desert land, some 30 meters about feet above sea level, but it lies within the alluvial area of the Nile's ancient deposits. From the eighteenth to the twentieth dynasties, the town of Miwer, as Abu Ghurob was then named, provided a palace or a residence and harem for the convenience and entertainment of royalty, who wanted to indulge in the sports of fishing and fowling in the marshy and fertile Faiyum Depression. The principal monuments include a temple, constructed in the reign of Thutmose III r. All were institutions in which the ruler's administrators, officials, and workers, such as craftsmen, servants, and laborers, were employed. Their housing formed part of the town site and, outside the town, various cemetery areas were established for both the wealthy and the poor inhabitants. Mi-wer was occupied until the reign of Harnesses V BCE and was probably abandoned soon after. Abu Ghurob is of archaeological and cultural significance as one of the few settlement sites of the New Kingdom to have been excavated. The finds comprised a wide range of domestic and funerary items. Artifacts relating to the spinning, weaving, and sewing of linen are of particular interest, since papyrus fragments reveal that the manufacture of textiles came under the authority of the harem. The royal wives and concubines supervised such work, but they undertook any fine sewing themselves, since cloth and garments were distributed to the various royal residences.

Some regard it as signi! In the expanded Osiris m1-thological complex, Horus bite Seth " or "Horus over the Ombite," the latter alleg- vindicates and avenges his father Osiris, thus bringing us edly supponed b1' both the Demotic and Greek trans- to a consideration of the vital relationship bett'een Horus lations: The most common genealogv of Horus is as the son of Seth, the embodiment of disorder, rvas predominantly Osiris and Isis, making a tenth on the family tree of the seen as a rival of Horus, a would-be usurper who assassi- Heliopolitan Ennead.

The fulI picture is more complex: Thus, on the side of the throne, Horus and son of Geb and Nut, thus an uncle of Horus in his more Seth-symmetrical and equal-tie the papy'rus and lotus usual manifestations; Osiris can also be equated "vith around the sema-sign sm3; "unity": When the full Osiris com- Seth. Analogousl-y, at Edfu, Horus appears as the consort plex became visible, Seth appeared as the murderer of of Hathor and the father of another form of himself, Har- Osiris and the would-be kilier of the child Horus.

Since somtus "Horus Uniter of the Tivo Lands". Horus and about the turn of the twentieth century in Egyptological Seth are sometimes described as nepherv and uncle, research, much debate has ensued about whether the sometimes as brothers.

He also ambivalent geographical polarities of the two gods' cult appeared frequentl-v- as a har,r'k-headed man. Horus of centers. Horus the Tell el-Balamun? For Seth, Ombos Nubt, near Naqada , in Up- a boy wearing the sidelock and frequently appeared in the per Egypt, was balanced by his center in the Sethroite arms of his mother Isis.

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Bronzes rePresenting him, with nome of the Delta, ostensibly established b-v the Hyksos or rvithout Isis, rvere ubiquitous in Late and Greco- at Avaris. Other relevant deities also show both Southern Roman times. Horus as a boy r. A crucial observ'ation is that Ombos, al- ious animals on cippi of Horus or apotropaic steiae of though in Upper Egypt, is north of Hierakonpolis and that "Horus-on-the-Crocodiles," which rvere the common the so-called Lower Egyptian Red Crown was first at- manifestation of the importance of Horus in healing rit- tested on a sherd from Naqada.

This suggests the possibil- ual and popular ritual practice. Horus the successor was ity that one source at least of the conflict is in the early also referred to as Iunmutef "Pillar of His Mother" , expansion of the proto-kingdom of Hierakonpolis and its which rvas used as a funerary priestly title often the de- absorption of the proto-kingdom of Naqada. In the person of the Sphinx and ting the stage for the subsequent equilibrium. The nature elseu,here, Horus u,as identified in the Neu'Kingdom with of this conflict is not entirelv clear, but it was reflected in the Syrian-Canaanite deity Hauion an idendfication re- the following: Aside and Seth above the serekh srl-ti; palace-faEade design of from the sun disk already mentioned, Horus in various Khasekhemwy; and the indications of rvarfare, as well as forms often u'ore the Double Crown, as befitted his status some limited geographical ranges, for some rulers.

Dur- Eglpt; the atef brt a tlPe of cros'n , tiple atef, as kin-s of ing the Old Kingdom, the Horus-name was joined in the and disk rvith two plumes u'ere also used.

Horuscycleinciudethefo]- Horrs are extremeiv rich, comprising hgnns' mofiuan' Stone now lou'ing: A dramatic account From the Ptolemaic temple of lvlyste'r: Edfu, ani horr the plar rras staged uncler the author's direction.

Contendings of Horus and Seth and perhaps, in allegorical Griffiths. Tlrc Cottflict ol-Horus and Seth.

Liverpool, A other cippr,ts texts; and the Ptolemaic Myth of Horus at comprehensive but someu'hal ourdated discussion of the rivalry of these deities and its possible historical background. Edfu also known as the Tiiumph of Horus. These texts Hornung, Eik.

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