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Ancient EgyptState and Society$
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Alan B. Lloyd

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199286188

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.001.0001

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Affirmation of a Conceptual World

Affirmation of a Conceptual World

(p.241) 8 Affirmation of a Conceptual World
Ancient Egypt

Alan B. Lloyd

Oxford University Press

Like all societies, the postulates on which Egyptian civilization was based required continual restatement and reassertion in order to retain their validity in the eyes of society. This chapter discusses three major areas in which this process is particularly at issue: ceremonies, text, and visual media.

Keywords:   Egyptian society, Egyptian culture, ceremonies, text, visual media

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