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Egyptian temples

by Margaret Alice Murray

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Temples -- Egypt.,
    • Egypt -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret A. Murray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA215 .M8 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3560222M
      ISBN 100486422550
      LC Control Number2002023747
      OCLC/WorldCa49312504

      Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered the remains of a temple devoted to 19th-dynasty Pharaoh Ramses II. The temple measures roughly feet in width and Author: Callum Paton. The book also includes a minute CD of two guided journeys to the Egyptian Temples of Light. DANIELLE RAMA HOFFMAN has been a healer and teacher of metaphysics and the healing arts since She studied with Nicki Scully for 12 years and is a member of one of Thoth’s lineages.

      The larger temple complexes were major economic hubs in Ancient Egypt. They employed thousands of workers to supply food, jewelry, and clothing for the offerings as well as the many priests. The temples often owned land and collected grain, gold, perfumes, and other gifts from people wanting to earn the favor of the gods. Kegan Paul library of ancient Egypt. Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Temples -- Egypt. Egypt -- Antiquities. Antiquities. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

      Egyptian temples were buildings for the official worship of the gods in ancient temples were seen as houses for the gods. Sometimes they were specially for the pharaohs (kings). Within these temples the Egyptians performed a variety of rituals of the Egyptian religion. People would give offerings (gifts) to the s: Atenism, Curse of the Pharaohs, Funerals, .   Epic engineering rescued colossal ancient Egyptian temples from floodwaters In , a new dam on the Nile threatened Ramses II’s temples at .


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