Abusir : the necropolis of the sons of the sun (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Abusir : the necropolis of the sons of the sun

Abusir : the necropolis of the sons of the sun

Author: Miroslav Verner
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and updated editionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miroslav Verner
ISBN: 9774167902 9789774167904
OCLC Number: 1007964958
Notes: An earlier version of this book was published as Abusir: realm of Osiris in 2002
Description: xii, 419 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. In the shadow of Memphis --
2. Turbulent times at the turn of two dynasties --
3. Abusir of sons of the Sun When the Sun ruled --
Abusir: the royal necropolis --
Eternal residence of the king: the pyramid complex of Sahure --
Three royal mothers named Khentkaus --
The mystery of the unfinished pyramid --
The testimony of the papyrus archives --
Vizier Ptahshepses --
influential son-in-law of the king --
The dusk of the royal cemetery --
Forgotten royal children --
The cult, rituals, and festivals --
Funerary cult of the kings buried at Abusir --
Sun temples of the Fifth Dynasty kings --
4. South Abusir --
5. The other Abusir
Responsibility: Miroslav Verner


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