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dc.contributor.authorHays, Harold M.
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2012-12-31 23:55:55
dc.date.submitted2018-06-26 00:00:00
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T15:18:46Z
dc.identifier421591
dc.identifierOCN: 1030815290
dc.identifier0169-9601
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/34515
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/38705
dc.description.abstractThe ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts form the oldest sizable body of religious texts in the world. Discovered in the late nineteenth century, they had been inscribed on the interior stone walls of the pyramid tombs of third-millennium kings and queens. From their content it is clear that they were concerned with the afterlife state of the tomb owner, but the historical meaning of their emergence has been poorly understood. This book weds traditional philological approaches to linguistic anthropology in order to associate them with two spheres of human action: mortuary cult and personal preparation for the afterlife. Monumentalized as hieroglyphs in the tomb, their function was now one step removed from the human events that had motivated their original production.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProbleme der Ägyptologie
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1H Africa::1HB North Africa::1HBE Egypt
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::3 Time periods qualifiers::3D BCE to c 500 CE
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HD Archaeology::HDD Archaeology by period / region::HDDG Egyptian archaeology / Egyptology
dc.subject.otherhistory of religions
dc.subject.otherancient egyptian religion
dc.subject.otherritual studies
dc.subject.otherspeech act theory
dc.subject.otherredaction criticism
dc.subject.otherquantitative analysis
dc.subject.otherperformance theory
dc.subject.otherlinguistic anthropology
dc.subject.otherreligious studies
dc.subject.otheregyptology
dc.titleThe Organization of the Pyramid Texts (2 vol. set): Typology and Disposition
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_421591
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy33fecb33-e7c4-4fc8-96b0-7ba2fccafba9
oapen.relation.isbn9789004227491
oapen.collectionOAPEN-NL
oapen.pages314
oapen.pages400
oapen.place.publicationLeiden - Boston
dc.seriesnumber31


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