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In search of cosmic order : selected essays on Egyptian archaeoastronomy

Author: Juan Antonio Belmonte; M A Mosalam Shaltout; Majlis al-Aʻlá lil-Āthār (Egypt)
Publisher: [Cairo] : Supreme Council of Antiquities Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An attempt to unlock the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Antonio Belmonte; M A Mosalam Shaltout; Majlis al-Aʻlá lil-Āthār (Egypt)
ISBN: 9789774794834 9774794834
OCLC Number: 436623279
Description: 360 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction: under ancient Egyptian skies / Mosalam Shaltout & Juan Antonio Belmonte --
The historical background / Magdi Fekri --
Astronomical historiography in four movements / Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo --
The Egyptian calendar: keeping Maʼat on Earth / Juan Antonio Belmonte --
Astronomical chronology / Rolf Krauss --
The constellations of ancient Egypt / José Lull & Juan Antonio Belmonte --
Unveiling Seshat: new insights into the stretching of the cord ceremony / Juan Antonio Belmonte, Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo & Noemi Miranda --
Astrronomy, landscape and symbolism: a study of the orientation of ancient Egyptian temples / Juan Antonio Belmonte, Mosalam Shaltout & Magdi Fekri --
The orientation of royal tombs in ancient Egypt / César-González Garcia, Juan Antonio Belmonte & Mosalam Shaltout --
Pyramids and stars, facts, conjectures and starry tales / Giulio Magli & Juan Antonio Belmonte --
Epilogue / Juan Antonio Belmonte & Mosalam Shaltout.
Responsibility: edited by Juan Antonio Belmonte and Mosalam Shaltout ; foreword by Zahi Hawass.

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